Vineyard sunset.
Vineyard sunset.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high near 49 degrees and a southwest wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. There’s a 40 percent chance of light rain Tuesday, mainly after 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. We’re expecting a chance of early morning rain Wednesday, followed by areas of fog and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon. Wind will be out of the southwest at 9 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will hold a panel discussion titled “All Things Water” at their next meeting this evening, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The Suffolk County Legislature will hold this coming week’s committee meetings in the Maxine Postal Legislative Auditorium at the Suffolk County Center in Riverside. More details are online here.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton presents Carlos Lama’s “Brave Songs From The Departed,” an evening of protest music of notable musicians who died in 2016, tomorrow evening, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. More details are online here.

•Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island is hosting a Pachanga por Paz y Unidad (A Party for Peace and Unity) to raise money for their work, featuring 28 local musical artists, on March 11 at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Tickets are $20 and are available online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your very own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Feb. 27
MTK Hbr: 9:21 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
Orient: 10:22 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Greenport: 10:50 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:45 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 12:12 p.m.
S. JPT: midnight, 12:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:27 a.m., 7:49 p.m.

Feb. 28
MTK Hbr: 10:04 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Orient: 11:05 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
Greenport: 11:33 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 11:28 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 12:34 a.m., 12:55 p.m.
S. JPT: 12:41 a.m., 1:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:10 a.m., 8:33 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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