Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high temperature near 81 degrees and a north wind around 6 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 62. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 79 and Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 77.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss several issues related to housing and hold swearing-in ceremonies for several police officer promotions at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the proposed Community Housing Fund and on the town’s associated Housing Plan at its 1 p.m. work session this morning, along with several public hearings regarding Community Preservation Fund acquisitions. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on SEA-TV.

• The Sag Harbor Village Board continues public hearings on its proposed affordable housing program at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Suffolk County Water Authority’s WaterTalk program originally scheduled for this evening at the Bridgehampton School has been postponed and is now slated to be held the week of June 27. We’ll have more details when the date is confirmed. This WaterTalk will be for SCWA customers and non-costumers, discussing how to connect to public water if you’re not connected already, local water quality and infrastructure projects. For more info, email

• Tonight is the full strawberry moon, and it’s a supermoon, which occurs when the full moon is also at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. Nature organizations around the East End are holding full moon hikes to celebrate. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue will hold a night hike at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for Members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required at The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt holds a free full moon walk at the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton at 9 p.m. More info is at

• The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of marshes throughout the East End by helicopter to control mosquito larvae today through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Here’s more info.

Suffolk County reported 299 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, June 12, with 6.5 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 155 hospitalized people who had the virus, though just 45 percent of them were hospitalized due to Covid. The county reported one new fatality from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,459 people since March of 2020.

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

June 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Greenport: 10:49 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:55 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:27 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:36 a.m., 7:59 p.m.

June 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:06 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:14 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
Greenport: 11:43 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:08 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:38 a.m., 11:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:31 a.m., 1:05 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:38 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:22 a.m., 10:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet:8:31 a.m., 8:52 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

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