Good Morning!

We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 80 degrees and a light and variable wind becoming southwest at 5 to 8 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 60 degrees. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 78, and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78 and a 20 percent chance of showers.

• Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) is hosting a community discussion on “Coastal Resiliency and the Future of Our Town” this Sunday, June 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library and streaming live on LTV. Find Out More.

First Fridays returns to Mattituck’s Love Lane this evening from 6 to 9 p.m., with local vendors, music and food. Find Out More.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) opens this evening for a weekend residency at the Jamesport Meeting House, and will continue June 14 through 16 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Greenport. Find Out More.

Documenting Change on Plum Island, a panel discussion in conjunction with the library’s current exhibition (through July 7) by photographer and filmmaker Thomas Halaczinsky, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport. 3 p.m. Here’s More Info.

• The candidates in a Democratic primary to run against incumbent Republican Rep. Nick LaLota for the First Congressional District seat will debate one another this coming Monday at 7 p.m. in a Zoom debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork, which will be aired live on Southampton Town’s Sea-TV. The Democratic primary is June 25, and early voting for the primary will be held from June 15 through June 23.

• There’s plenty going on on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.

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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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