Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 51 degrees and a light south wind. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 41. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 56, and Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

• The United States has reached its cap of H2B guest worker visas for the April 1 to Sept. 30 period, leaving many local employers who rely on immigrant workers in the lurch. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Affordable housing has never been more visible on the East End, with projects underway from Greenport to Amagansett to Speonk, Southampton and Riverhead. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a site plan amendment for Riverview Lofts, bids and capital projects, Community Development Block Grant Funding, business advisory committee appointments and a vacancy on the independent audit committee at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board holds their weekly work session this morning at 11 a.m. Their full agenda is expected to be posted here.

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

• The Southampton Arts Center’s weekly Thursday-evening Hangout series in conjunction with its current “Takeover” exhibition continues this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. More details are online here.

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

March 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:42 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:50 a.m., 5:26 p.m.
Greenport: 6:19 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:57 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:14 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:41 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:48 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:27 a.m., 5:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 3:12 p.m.

March 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:44 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Greenport: 7:21 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:43 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:50 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:25 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:34 a.m., 4:11 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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