Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 50 percent chance of rain after 1 p.m. today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature near 57 degrees, with a southeast wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 51. Rain will continue into Wednesday, with a southeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour, gusting as high as 22 mph. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

• The Riverhead Fire Department at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• Today is the last day to check out films at the Hamptons Doc Fest in Sag Harbor, including the closing night film at Bay Street Theater, “All That Breathes,” about two brothers fall in love with a bird – the black kite, a staple in the skies of New Delhi. Here’s more info.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss accessory apartment legislation, special events, recommendations for housing on Route 114 and an update on beaches at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold public hearings on extending a water main to The Villas at Roanoke, on Community Development Block Grant funding and on Stormwater Management and Sediment Control at its 2 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, here are more details about the pubic hearings, and the meeting can be viewed online here.

• Burner Law Group will give a presentation on Estate Planning Basics Part II at John Jermain Library, 201 Main Street, Sag Harbor this afternoon at 3 p.m. Attorney Britt Burner, Esq. continues the  discussion of the importance of having basic Estate Planning documents in place including last will and testaments and the use of trusts for tax purposes and asset protection. Admission is free. Register online at or by calling 631.725.0049

• East Hampton Town’s Energize East Hampton will hold a presentation on “All-Electric Homes: Everything You Need to Know” on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at LTV Studios at 75 Industrial Road in Wainscott. Installers, builders, homeowners, and other experts will discuss the benefits of going all-electric. Members of the public may attend in person or participate virtually, on YouTube. Register at the link below and access recordings of previous Energy and Sustainability webinars on solar power, electric vehicles, home energy assessments, conservation and winterization, green heating and cooling, and more at

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

December 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:40 p.m.
Greenport: 8:46 a.m., 9:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:43 a.m., 10:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:08 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:15 a.m., 10:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:25 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:34 a.m., 5:55 p.m.

December 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:49 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:57 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
Greenport: 9:26 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:25 a.m., 10:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:21 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:48 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:55 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:05 a.m., 8:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:14 a.m., 6:38 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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