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Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of light rain after 2 p.m. today. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 55 and a southeast wind 3 to 7 mies per hour. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 51. Rain is likely Wednesday, with a high near 62 and a southwest wind increasing to 15 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday will be sunny and breezy, with a temperature falling to around 39 by 5 p.m. 

• The Southold Town Board will discuss a year-end financial report, erosion at Town Beach, advertising for committee vacancies and ways to reduce disposable plastics at beaches at their 10 a.m. work session this morning (which will be preceded at 9 a.m. by an executive session on police union negotiations). The board has a public hearing on a proposed Cold War veteran tax exemption on the agenda for their 4:30 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Suffolk County Legislature continues to hold this week’s committee meetings in the Maxine Postal Legislative Auditorium at the Suffolk County Center in Riverside today through Thursday. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Town Board plans to hold a public hearing on the proposed Speonk Commons zone change at their 6 p.m. meeting tonight, and advocates for Latino rights also plan to address the board on the town’s stance on immigration issues. The full agenda for the meeting is 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, this evening, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• Riverhead Town will host a forum on alternative septic systems tomorrow evening, March 1 at town hall at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell will hold his annual State of the Town address this Thursday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in the town hall meeting room. All are welcome to attend.

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

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.

March 1 
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:41 a.m.
MTK Hbr: 10:49 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Greenport: 12:18 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:50 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 12:13 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:17 a.m., 1:40 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:24 a.m., 1:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:57 a.m., 9:20 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

One thought on “This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.28.17

  1. Looks like a rather corroded Corona!
    Pretty sad lookin’ critter. Deserved a more proper burial, methinks.

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