Good Morning!

• We’re expecting areas of fog before noon today, with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high temperature near 62 degrees. There’s a chance of showers after 5 p.m. and the wind will be out of the south around 8 miles per hour. We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms into the evening, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 42. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 57 and Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 48.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a proposed five-story mixed-use site plan application for the corner of 426 West Main Street and 116 Sweezy Avenue and possible comments from the town regarding Strongs Yacht Center’s DEIS for proposed new boat storage buildings in Mattituck at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s more info on the site plan application. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss a possible moratorium on Battery Energy Storage Systems and the ongoing debate over the future of the former Bel-Aire Cove Motel property in Hampton Bays at its 10:30 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on a management plan for the town’s Farm Museum and on a grant of scenic and conservation easement at its 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. The East Hampton Group for Wildlife is also planning a protest of a proposed spring turkey hunt on 19 town properties outside town hall at 1 p.m. Here’s the agenda for the meeting, which can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• John Scofield, one of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, comes to The Suffolk in Riverhead this evening for a special solo performance. Here’s more info.

• ReWild Long Island holds a webinar this evening at 7 p.m. on how to build healthy soils in your yard and decode soil secrets with CCE Suffolk Pest Management and Turf Specialist Tamsen Yeh. Here’s more info.

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

April 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:57 a.m., 11:08 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:05 a.m., 10:16 p.m.
Greenport: 11:34 a.m., 11:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:03 a.m., 12:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:29 a.m., 11:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:33 a.m., 12:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:40 a.m., 1:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:53 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:02 a.m., 8:24 p.m.

April 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:34 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:42 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Greenport: 12:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:38 a.m., 1:04 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:07 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:14 a.m., 1:40 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:29 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:38 a.m., 8:57 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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