This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.8.18

Monday afternoon, Cutchogue
Monday afternoon, Cutchogue

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 65 degrees and a northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 39. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 68, and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

• The first wave of pitch pine saplings is being planted in areas of the Pine Barrens devastated by the Southern Pine Beetle. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• “One-stop shopping” for free or discounted energy efficiency and solar energy projects will be available beginning May 12 to East Hampton home and business owners through Energize East Hampton. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Town Supervisor’s Office is looking for speakers to share their stories of loss and hope due to the opioid crisis at a vigil to be held this Saturday, May 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays. If you’d like to speak, please contact Director of Communications Connie Conway at 631.702.1743.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss pickleball courts, bids on the animal shelter solar project, a rental permit code amendment and a public hearing on the siting of commercial solar arrays at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. There are no public hearings scheduled for their 7:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss LTV’s annual report, shellfish hatchery renovations, the Montauk Music Festival, solarization technical assistance providers, a pilot art program, Montauk wastewater treatment and the Montauk sidewalk dining pilot project at their 10 a.m. work session this morning at the Montauk firehouse. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on two proposed Community Preservation Fund acquisitions, in North Sea and Speonk/Remsenburg, at their 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

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

May 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:02 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:10 a.m., 4:51 p.m.
Greenport: 5:39 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:08 a.m., 6:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:34 a.m., 6:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:01 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:08 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:45 a.m., 2:27 p.m.

May 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:59 a.m., 6:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:07 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Greenport: 6:36 a.m., 7:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:05 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:31 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:58 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:05 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:37 a.m., 3:19 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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