Quiet by Robins Island
Quiet by Robins Island

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 51 degrees, but wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 34. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 50. There’s a 40 percent chance of afternoon rain Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss deer management, pickleball courts, potential solar power at the Cutchogue landfill and possible reestablishment of the town’s Alternative Energy Committee at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. There are no public hearings scheduled for their 4:30 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss septic requirements for new development, auditor recommendation, a Peconic Region Tourism Marketing District and the SuffolkShare shared services contract at their 2:30 p.m. work session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on revising the income levels for community housing opportunities, allowing wastewater treatment systems in quarter-acre zoning districts with a special permit, and on extending the expiration of approval for a residential planned development district for a 50-unit, 55+ housing development on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays to 2020 at their 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board has rescheduled a public hearing originally scheduled for January on whether a new partnership between Luminati Aerospace and national shopping center developers the Ghermezian family are qualified and eligible to buy more than 1,600 acres of land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for this evening, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall.

• We recently received a letter from Joseph Tonini of Mineola in support of Deepwater Wind’s work trying to engage the fishing community on the East End. Please send us letters to editor@eastendbeacon.com.

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

Feb. 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:18 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:26 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Greenport: 7:55 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:46 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:50 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:17 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:24 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:35 a.m., 5:10 p.m.

Feb. 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Greenport: 8:46 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:42 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:08 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:15 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:32 a.m., 6:03 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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