This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.7.23

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high temperature near 41 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with a northeast wind 6 to 10 miles per hour becoming south in the afternoon. There’s a 50 percent chance of overnight rain, with skies gradually clearing and a low around 34. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 47, and Thursday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 49 and a 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1 p.m.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss draft legislation regarding accessory dwelling units, the Long Island Greenway and management plans for parks 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 Southold Town Board will hold a special meeting this morning at 10 a.m. to approve a bid for brush grinding, after which the board will go into a private executive session to discuss labor issues. Here’s more info and the Zoom login.

• After years of urging Riverhead Water District customers to irrigate conservatively, the Riverhead Town Board is proposing to make water conservation mandatory between April 15 and Sept. 15. The board will hold a public hearing on the proposed water conservation law at its 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s more info. Here’s the agenda for the meeting, which can be viewed live here, and here’s the Zoom login info.

• Sustainable Southampton will hold a presentation on “Electrify Everything” given by Lisa Marshall, Director of Advocacy and Organizing at New Yorkers for Clean Power today at 4 p.m. in the Southampton Town Board meeting room. This presentation, which is also accessible via Zoom, will cover New York’s Climate Plan and how we might implement a rapid and equitable energy transition. Here’s how to register.

• The Accabonac Protection Committee will hold a Zoom presentation on Tropical Drifters with The Fish Guy, Chris Paparo, this evening at 6 p.m. Chris will discuss the fascinating fish, crabs, shrimp and other tropical critters that ride the Gulf Stream from the Caribbean to Long Island every summer. Here’s how to register.

• The Montauk Library is hosting a five-week “Introduction to Stage Acting” class beginning Sunday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. Here’s more info.

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

February 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:56 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:04 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Greenport: 11:33 a.m., 11:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:06 a.m., 12:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:28 a.m., 11:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:38 a.m., 12:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:45 a.m., 1:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:49 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:31 p.m.

February 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:32 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:40 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
Greenport: 12:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:41 a.m., 12:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:18 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:25 a.m., 1:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:22 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:31 a.m., 9:06 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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