Pictured Above: Main Road sunset, Laurel

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly cloudy today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees, a southwest wind 13 to 15 miles per hour, and a 20 percent chance of showers after 3 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight and into Thursday morning, with a low around 65. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Thursday, mainly before 2 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 82. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

• The New York State Public Service Commission will hold informational forums and public hearings on the cable to bring power ashore from the South Fork Wind Farm on Tuesday, June 11 at the East Hampton Emergency Services Building. More details are online here.

• The Neo-Political Cowgirls dance theater company is pulling out the stops this month with two days of celebration of “the wild and indomitable female spirit.” More details are online here.

• Suffolk County Vector Control is in the midst of its second mosquito spraying of the summer season through Thursday at the following East End locations: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Westhampton Dunes, Dune Road(Overton), Meadow Lane and North Sea in Southampton Town; Napeague, Beach Hampton and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town, Indian Island, the Aquebogue Overlook, the Crescent Duck Farm and the Aquebogue Farm in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Kerwin Boulevard, Pikes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more details, call  631.852.4270.

• The New York State Supreme Court has granted a preliminary injunction against operations at the Sand Land mine in Noyac while a lawsuit filed by State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, neighbors, local governments and civic associations against the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)and the mining company over the extension of its DEC permit is heard.

• Sag Harbor’s Canio’s Books is getting ready for its Moby-Dick Marathon June 7 through 9, and they’re looking for readers. More details are online here.

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

June 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:19 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Greenport: 12:08 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:04 a.m., 1:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:30 a.m., 2:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:37 a.m., 2:17 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:17 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:26 a.m., 9:32 p.m.

June 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:20 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:09 p.m.
Greenport: 12:57 a.m., 1:38 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:53 a.m., 2:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:52 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:19 a.m., 3 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:26 a.m., 3:07 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:12 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 10:27 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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