Good Morning!

We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon today, then isolated showers between noon and 2 p.m., with a high temperature near 69 degrees and a north wind 6 to 16 miles per hour. Skies will clear overnight, with a low arund 45 and isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 73 and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 7..

• The Southampton Town Board voted Tuesday evening to adjourn the public hearing on Canal BESS’s request for exemption from a moratorium on Battery Energy Storage Systems to its June 25 meeting, at 6 p.m. The applicant requested the adjournment because they hadn’t had time to post the notice of public hearing for the length of time required before Tuesday’s hearing.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a possible indoor sports facility at Veteran’s Memorial Park at EPCAL, a Cornell Shellfish Community Aquaculture Restoration Program in East Creek in Jamesport, proposed amphitheater design, converting town hall to LED lights, and code revisions regarding parking and wireless communications at its 10:30 a.m. work session this morning. The meeting will be preceded by a 9 a.m. executive session to discuss contractual, personnel and legal matters. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss town board liaison projects at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

CAST in Southold, which provides a variety of services to help members of the community in need, has a full schedule of community events planned for this weekend. On Saturday at 7 p.m., the Harlem Chamber Players will bring classical music to the CAST gathering hall, and on Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., the organization will hold its Spring Fling open house, with music, ice cream, small bites and information about how to get involved with their work. Both events are free and open to the public.

• The Third Annual Hamptons Pride Parade in East Hampton Village will be held this Saturday, June 1. It steps off at noon at Main Street and Herrick Park. Here’s More Info.

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

May 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:50 a.m., 3:38 p.m.
Greenport: 4:19 a.m., 5:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:13 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:14 a.m., 5:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:41 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:48 a.m., 6:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:47 a.m., 3:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:56 a.m., 1:40 p.m.

May 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:46 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:54 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
Greenport: 5:23 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:15 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:18 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:45 a.m., 7:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:52 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:45 a.m., 4:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:54 a.m., 2:37 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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