Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 72 degrees and a north wind 5 to 8 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. It will be partly cloudy and calm overnight, with a low around 52. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 77, and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• The New York State Assembly failed to pass the NY HEAT Act, which climate activists have been pushing to help ween the state from natural gas to renewable energy sources, before the end of the legislative session June 7, but several other environmental initiatives made it through the legislature and now await Governor Kathy Hochul’s signature. Read More.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the Second House Restoration, paid parking in Downtown Montauk and amendments to the town code regarding tree and vegetation uplighting at its 11 a.m. work session, to be held this morning at the Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southampton Town Board holds public hearings on the acquisition of 38 and 48 Old Country Road and 450 Montauk Highway in East Quogue through the Community Preservation Fund at its 1 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• The Sag Harbor Village Board holds public hearings on short-term rentals of rooms in owner-occupied residences and paid parking in certain village parking lots at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening at the village’s Municipal Building. Here’s the agenda, which includes Zoom login info.

The Jamesport Meeting House’s Live Music/Silent Film series gets rolling again this Friday with “Pioneering Women Directors 2.0,” featuring several works by French director Alice Guy Blaché. Find Out More.

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

June 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:55 a.m., 2:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:03 a.m., 1:37 p.m.
Greenport: 2:32 a.m., 3:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:20 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:27 a.m., 3:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:54 a.m., 4:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:01 a.m., 4:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:01 a.m., 1:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:58 a.m., 11:59 p.m.

June 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:47 a.m., 3:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:55 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
Greenport: 3:24 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:10 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:19 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:46 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:53 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:50 a.m., 2:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:47 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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