Life Partners, Peconic River
Life Partners, Peconic River

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 44 degrees and a north wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of snow overnight and into Wednesday, when we’re expecting new snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, high easterly winds, and a high near 39 degrees. Snow is expected to change to rain late in the day Wednesday, and then turn over to all snow overnight into Thursday, with further accumulation of less than an inch possible. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 44.

• Residents who are supporting awareness about gun violence and who are hoping to designate June 2 as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Suffolk County are planning to address the Suffolk County Legislature at its meeting in Riverhead this morning at the Evan K Griffing Building, 300 Center Drive, Riverhead. Public comment begins at 9:30 a.m. but attendees are recommended to arrive at 9 a.m. to sign in.

• By an overwhelming majority, residents of the North Sea Beach Colony voted Saturday, March 3 to begin taxing themselves to replenish their disappearing beach. By a vote of 65 to 14, homeowners will tax themselves over a five year period to repay the town the $406,000.00 needed to complete the project. The beach sand replenishment project could begin by the end of the year.   

• The East Hampton Town Board will hear the town’s Fisheries Committee’s recommendation for a fisheries representative for the Deepwater Wind offshore wind farm, and will hear updates on the town rental registry and Wainscott water quality issues at its 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss fireworks, an update on the island’s medical center and the landmarking of the Ransome Japanese Bridge at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Thee full agenda is online here.

• New York Civil Liberties Union Attorney Irma Solis will be the guest speaker at tonight’s Progressive East End Reformers meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Bridgehampton National Bank’s community meeting room on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton. Ms. Solis will discuss the current status of immigration issues in Suffolk County, including ICE presence, administrative warrants, 48-hour holds, and ICE’s use of our county jail facilities. This is expected be an informative and empowering meeting. All in the community are welcome to attend.

 

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

March 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:35 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:09 p.m.
Greenport: 1:12 a.m., 1:38 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:07 a.m., 2:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:07 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:34 a.m., 3 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:41 a.m., 3:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:22 a.m., 10:52 p.m.

March 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:26 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:34 a.m., 1:02 p.m.
Greenport: 2:03 a.m., 2:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:54 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:58 a.m., 2:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:25 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:32 a.m., 4 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:11 a.m., 11:40 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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