Holiday fog on the waterfront.
Holiday fog on the waterfront.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy early, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50 degrees. We’re expecting a west wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 33 degrees. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 48 degrees but wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. Saturday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 48 and Sunday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 51.

• The Suffolk County Legislature has just made it easier for businesses in the county to apply for loans for renewable energy projects. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The eighth annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival kicks off today, Dec. 3, promising four days and 30 films in an event whose mantra has become “all docs, all day.” Our recap of the weekend’s films is available online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Brownfields Opportunity Area study of downtown, Suffolk County Planning information and traffic light maintenance at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on six proposed Community Preservation Fund acquisitions at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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