This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.8.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 8 a.m. today, with cloudy skies through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high temperature near 41 degrees and a west wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 25. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 44 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

• Our Climate Local Now columnist Mark Haubner is highlighting the concept of a Circular Economy, a paradigm in which we slow the senseless extraction of everything under the sun. This will be the direct result of reducing, reusing, repurposing, reclaiming and recycling all of the things we need—and want. Within this closed-loop system is the potential to regenerate a thriving planet and for us to live within our planetary means and still enjoy meaningful lives. The Repair Café fills the bill. Read More.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the town’s capital plan, management and stewardship of CPF properties, an amendment to its rental registry law to define seasonal rentals, amendments to special events permits and an update on human services 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 Shelter Island Town Board will discuss parking and film permits, a contract with the Suffolk County Water Authority and the town’s Waterways Management Advisory Council at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and here’s the Zoom login info.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a public hearing on amendments to its outdoor dining legislation at its 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and here’s the meeting access info.

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

Feb. 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:18 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Greenport: 3:47 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:30 a.m., 5:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:09 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:16 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:11 a.m., 2:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:20 a.m., 12:41 p.m.

Feb. 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:12 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:20 a.m., 3:49 p.m.
Greenport: 4:49 a.m., 5:18 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:25 a.m., 6:04 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:13 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:11 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:18 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:58 a.m., 3:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:07 a.m., 1:33 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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