This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.9.17

Across the big blue Peconic Bay.
Across the big blue Peconic Bay.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high near 50 and a west wind 14 to 21 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain to turn to snow overnight and into Friday, with accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible by mid-day Friday. The high temperature Friday will be near 38 degrees. After Friday’s snow, we’re looking at a cold weekend. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 30 and Sunday will also be mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the Southampton Online Solutions app and CAC Liaison Reports at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a sewer extension request from Southampton Town, the Reeves Beach sanitary system, a report on stakeholders in transfers of development rights and parking district committee recommendations at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• Offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind, which in January was awarded a Long Island Power Authority bid to provide energy to the South Fork from a new wind farm 30 miles off Montauk, is hosting an open house at the East Hampton Historical Society’s Clinton Academy this evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• Our roving reporter Gianna Volpe is traipsing all over the North and South forks looking for stories to share with our new series, East End Faces. This week, she caught up with Karen Comneck of Shelter Island.

• The Peconic Estuary Program is holding an alewife monitoring workshop this evening at 5:30 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension headquarters on Griffing Avenue in Riverhead, where citizen scientists can learn how to help count this spring’s alewife run in tributaries throughout Long Island. More details are online here.

• If you’ve been missing the AMC series “Mad Men” since it ended two years ago, Southampton’s Center Stage’s new production of “Promises, Promises,” opening tonight, may be the cure for what ails you. Our preview is online here.

• Peconic Landing in Greenport hosts a free community “Sounds of St. Patrick’s Day” concert this evening from 8 to 10 p.m. Festive attire is encouraged. More details are online here.

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

March 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:10 a.m., 7:29 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 6:18 a.m., 6:37 p.m.
Greenport: 7:47 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:37 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:42 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:09 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:16 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:23 a.m., 4:57 p.m.

March 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:59 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 7:07 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
Greenport: 8:36 a.m., 8:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:31 a.m., 9:58 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:31 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:58 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:05 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:18 a.m., 5:48 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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