Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 49 degrees and a northwest wind 7 to 14 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 32. There’s a slight chance of rain and snow between 9 and 10 a.m. Friday, then rain likely, with an east wind 7 to 13 miles per hour and a high near 43. There’s a 30 percent chance of light snow before 7 a.m. Saturday, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradually clearing, with a high near 42.

• Progressive East End Reformers is hosting a discussion with Democratic congressional candidates for New York’s First Congressional District on this evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the community room of the Bridgehampton National Bank in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss amending the historic and conservation easement for The Madoo Conservancy and a change of zone application for a property in Quiogue at its 10 a.m. work session this morning at town hall.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Riverhead Rotary Club’s annual grant, seasonal coverage funds and radio systems for the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, garbage collection and a possible cul-de-sac on Dogwood Lane in Wading River at its 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold one public hearing, on a grant of scenic and conservation easement, at its 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening at town hall.

• The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansettt hosts a “Rock the Retreat Benefit” this evening at 7 p.m. to raise funds for the domestic violence support and advocacy group The Retreat, with music by Jay Schneiderman & Friends, The Rum Hill Rockers and Sup De Jour with Peter Van Scoyoc. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. More details are online here.

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

March 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:02 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:10 a.m., 5:37 p.m.
Greenport: 6:39 a.m., 7:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:11 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:34 a.m., 7:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:01 a.m., 8:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:08 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:34 a.m., 5:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:43 a.m., 3:32 p.m.

March 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:52 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
Greenport: 7:29 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:11 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:24 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:51 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:58 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:42 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:51 a.m., 4:33 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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