Good Morning!

We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies today, with a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2 p.m., and a high temperature near 56, with a southeast wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy fog overnight, with a low around 44. Thursday will be cloudy, with a high near 57 and a 50 percent chance of showers, and Thursday night into Friday we’re expecting south winds increasing to 23 to 26 miles per hour, gusting to 40, with showers and thunderstorms overnight Thursday, tapering off on Friday. The low Thursday night will be 49 and the high Friday will be near 59 degrees.

• The Southold Town Board tabled a resolution to hold a May public hearing on a proposed moratorium on applications for hotels and motels at its regular meeting last night, after hearing concerns from hotel owners who are planning renovations and would like to not be included in the moratorium. The board plans a special meeting next week to change wording in the proposal in the hopes of putting it back on the agenda for their April 23 meeting.

Hamptons Doc Fest, in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center, inaugurates spring by kicking off Earth Day Week with its annual Docs Equinox celebration beginning Friday night and continuing throughout the weekend. The theme this year revolves around “Cultivating Connections: Soils, Farms, Food.” Read More.

• The Group for the East End, Kenny’s McCabe’s Beach Civic Association, Southold Peconic Civic Association, and Town of Southold are partnering for an Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Goldsmith’s Inlet in Peconic this Saturday, April13 from 10 a.m. to Noon. Here’s More Info.

• The First Annual Kim’s Kindness 5K to benefit the Kinberly Ann Be The Difference Memorial Scholarship Fund and Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach will be held this Saturday, April 13. There’s a kids fun run at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Here’s More Info.

• Poquatuck Hall presents the Thirteenth Annual Anne MacKay Song Swap on Saturday, April 13 from 6-8pm. The event is a fundraiser on the 150th anniversary of Orient’s historic Poquatuck Hall. The event is named after the late community activist, poet and musician Anne MacKay, who co-organized the first two Song Swaps. Here’s More Info.

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

April 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:43 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:51 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:49 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:13 a.m., 1:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:20 a.m., 1:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:58 a.m.,11:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:07 a.m., 9:27 p.m.

April 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:04 a.m., 12:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:43 a.m.
Greenport: 12:41 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:37 a.m., 2:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:36 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:03 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:10 a.m., 2:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:50 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:59 a.m., 10:17 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

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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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