Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of rain today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 57, with a southwest wind 8 to 14 miles per hour, gusting as high as 24. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain overnight, with skies clearing overnight and a low around 37. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 43 and Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a proposed site plan and special use permit for 38 East Main Street and possible changes to the town code regarding banners at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss noise from the East Hampton Airport, proposed revisions to the Planned Development District at the Canoe Place Inn in Hampton Bays and a proposed parking management system at their 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, which includes the Zoom login info.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on several updates to the town’s ethics code and creating a Bureau of Administrative Adjudication to handle administrative violations of town code without tying up the resources of the town’s justice court at its 2 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. The meeting will be aired on LTV’s YouTube channel, where a call-in number for the public hearings will be displayed on the screen.

• Holiday Survival Guide: A Musical Revue will be held this weekend at the North Fork Community Theatre, 12700 Old Sound Ave. in Mattituck at 8 p.m. Dec. 3 & 4 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Performers of all ages will highlight popular and traditional holiday tunes. Tickets are $20 and are available online at

• This weekend is the 16th Annual 10×10=100 Art Show & Sale to benefit WLIW FM and CAST at the VSOP Gallery, 311 Front St. in Greenport. Paintings on 10×10 inch boards will be sold for $100 apiece to benefit the public radio station and the community support agency. This year, the show also includes the 20X20= 400 Invitational. The sale begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, and a preview will be held on Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

Dec. 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:31 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:39 a.m., 7:04 p.m.
Greenport: 8:08 a.m., 8:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:01 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:03 a.m., 8:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:30 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:37 a.m., 10:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:46 a.m., 7:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:55 a.m., 5:15 p.m.

Dec. 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:18 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:26 a.m., 7:52 p.m.
Greenport: 8:55 a.m., 9:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:51 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:50 a.m., 9:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:17 a.m., 10:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:24 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:36 a.m., 7:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:45 a.m., 6:08 p.m.

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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