On the waterfront, Flanders
On the waterfront, Flanders

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and a south wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Thursday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 82.

• Today’s Peconic Estuary Program invasive species removal project in the Peconic River has been cancelled due to a toxic blue-green bloom that surfaced over the weekend in the upper reaches of the river. We will keep you posted if it is rescheduled when the bloom dies off.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss Information Technologies disaster recovery plans, Economic Development Committee and Anti-Bias Task Force initiatives and East End transportation issues at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has two public hearings scheduled for its 4:30 p.m. meeting. The first is a continuation of a public hearing on changes to the town’s affordable housing code to allow greater density for affordable apartments. The second is on a zone change application for a Main Road, Southold property from Light Industrial to Residential. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on several acquisitions of enhanced development rights in Water Mill, on several CPF acquisitions, on the acquisition of a conservation easement on the Fischl-Gornik properties in North Haven and on prohibiting vessels from being operated above five miles per hour within 500 feet of the shore at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the town’s Water Quality Improvement Plan at their 10 a.m. work session at the Montauk Firehouse this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The South Fork Natural History Museum and the Peconic Land Trust are continuing their hunt for lost ladybugs at Quail Hill Farm this morning at 10 a.m. More information is online here.

• The Women of Rock perform a free concert on the East Quogue Village Green tonight at 7 p.m. It’s just one of many free outdoor concerts throughout the East End this summer, which you can find in our free outdoor concert listings, online here.

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

July 12
MTK Hbr: 3:45 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Orient: 4:46 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
GPT: 5:14 a.m., 5:50 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 5:09 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
S. JPT: 6:43 a.m., 7:19 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 1:36 a.m., 2:17 p.m.

July 13
MTK Hbr: 4:44 a.m., 5:16 p.m.
Orient: 5:45 a.m., 6:17 p.m.
GPT: 6:13 a.m., 6:45 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 6:08 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
S. JPT: 7:42 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 2:25 a.m., 3:05 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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