Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 48 degrees and a north wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 19. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 45, and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 50.

• The Southold Town Board will hear a presentation of its long-awaited Comprehensive Plan update, an update from the town’s youth bureau, a presentation on offshore wind from the New York State Energy Research Development Agency, and information on an April 14 health fair and a March 27 presentation on Suffolk County’s aquaculture lease program at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has two public hearings scheduled for its 4:30 p.m. meeting this afternoon, one on a bond for a Fishers Island passenger ferry and one granting property tax exemptions to veterans who were mobilized to protect post offices in Operation Graphic Hand in 1970. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold several public hearings on no stopping regulations and stop signs, and on increasing the number of members on its Agricultural Advisory Committee and Landmarks & Historic Districts boards at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening. The full agenda is online here.

• The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor’s “All for Alabama” benefit concert, to help families affected by the recent tornadoes in Alabama, will be held this Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. There’s a recommended donation of $25. More details are online here.

• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual Synergy conversation between the community and the police will be held on Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Recreation Center. All are welcome to attend.

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced that its third annual Earth Day 5K will be held on Sunday, April 28, with a start time of 10 a.m., at Indian Island County Park in Riverhead. The early bird discount registration fee is $20 through April 13, $25 between April 13 and April 27 and $30 on the day of. Registration information is online here.

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

March 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:32 a.m., 3:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:40 a.m., 2:13 p.m.
Greenport: 3:09 a.m., 3:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:01 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:04 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:31 a.m., 5:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:38 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:48 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:24 p.m.

March 27 
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:30 a.m., 4:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:38 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
Greenport: 4:07 a.m., 4:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:56 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:02 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:29 a.m., 6:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:36 a.m., 6:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:40 a.m., 3:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:49 a.m., 1:18 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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