This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.13.21

Good Morning!

• Showers are likely today, mainly before 7 a.m., with cloudy skies and a high near 75, with an east wind around 9 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, along with patchy fog, after 1 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 67. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 84 and slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

• Gather: Conversations led by Black and Indigenous Change-Makers is returning this coming weekend, with events ranging from a meal and discussion with Shinnecock poet and storyteller Andrina Wekontash Smith, kayak excursions on Shinnecock land and a discussion of black and native whalers of the East End. Here are more details.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss an update on the town hall/town hall annex project, a sidewalk grant for Bay Avenue in Mattituck, an Aug. 10 mammogram screening, the restoration of Widow’s Hole Preserve and the status of the town’s Justice Review Task Force at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold two public hearings, one on three crosswalks on Fishers Island and one at the light on the Main Road and Youngs Avenue in Southold and one on no parking areas on Cedar Beach Road in Southold at its 7 p.m. regular meeting. The meetings are open to a limited number of members of the public, the work session can be viewed on Zoom here and the regular meeting can be viewed on Zoom here. Here’s the agenda for both meetings.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss street lighting upgrades, legislation regarding pool houses and accessory buildings, the management plans for Goldart Preserve and Amagansett Plains and emergency communications 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 has several public hearings slated for its 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon, including one on acquisition of land in Riverside, on grading in front of walls and extending Good Ground Road in Hampton Bays. Here’s the agenda. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting in person, and can watch it live on Sea-TV here.

• Suffolk County reported 41 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, July 11, with 1.1 percent of people tested testing positive. Twenty-five people were hospitalized with the virus, with one of them in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities, and the death toll here stands at 3,407 people.

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

July 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:39 a.m., 1:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:27 p.m.
Greenport: 1:16 a.m., 1:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:04 a.m., 2:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:11 a.m., 1:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:38 a.m., 3:18 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:45 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:26 a.m., 10:21 p.m.

July 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:20 a.m., 2:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:28 a.m., 1:10 p.m.
Greenport: 157 a.m., 2:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:48 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:52 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:19 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:26 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:12 a.m., 1:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:13 a.m., 11:10 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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