The Forum at Marder's, Bridgehampton
The Forum at Marder’s, Bridgehampton

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 39 degrees and chill values between 20 and 25, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 14. Tomorrow will be sunny, with a high near 37 and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

• The Southampton Town Board decided Tuesday to go back to the drawing board on the controversial Bridgehampton Gateway proposal and agreed to spend another month studying the details of the town’s proposed water protection plan. But, they did agree to designate the North Sea Schoolhouse (home to the North Sea Community Association) as a historic landmark. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Peconic Estuary Program will be holding their February Citizens Advisory Committee meeting at the Peconic Community Center on Peconic Lane in Peconic tomorrow, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. All are welcome to join and share their concerns about the Peconic Bays. For information, e-mail

• The Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association meets this Saturday, Feb. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. Members of the civic association will update the community on several development proposals under consideration for the Main Road corridor.

• Spring comes early to the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival tomorrow, with a fascinating musical portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach’s life and times, featuring his music, that of his sons JC Bach and CPE Bach, and his colleague and rival Georg Phillip Telemann, among others. The concert begins at 6 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. [$40-$50]

• Greenport Boy Scout Troop 51’s Annual Fundraiser Breakfast will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Greenport Fire House, 236 3rd Street in Greenport. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. Children under 4 years old are free. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Damon Rallis at 516.633.4852.

• The Beacon’s full events calendar for the weeks ahead is online here. If you’d like to add an event to our calendar, please email the details to

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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