On the North Ferry
On the North Ferry

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 79 and a southeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms overnight, with heavy rain possible in areas of thunderstorms.  There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 82. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 84.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the infrastructure and transportation chapter of the town’s Comprehensive Plan, building length restrictions in industrial zones, the Love Lane traffic study and permitted agricultural uses at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold public hearings on rental permits and helicopter restrictions at their 7:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a request from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management related to wind farms, the island’s medical center and road access to the Mashomack Preserve at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Tonight is Pay What You Can Night at Bay Street Theatre’s production of “Evita,” which will continue through Aug. 26. Look for our preview of the show online later this morning. More information is online here.

• The Hampton Bays Fire Department’s summer carnival opens tonight night, with parade night on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s August print edition is on newsstands now. Pick up a copy at one of more than 80 locations, and subscribe online here to receive the paper in your mailbox from September onward. You’ll read many stories in our print edition before you find them online here!

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

July 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:46 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:28 p.m.
Greenport: 1:23 a.m., 1:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:06 a.m., 2:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:18 a.m., 1:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:45 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:52 a.m., 3:26 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:18 a.m., 10:24 p.m.

August 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:25 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:33 a.m., 1:09 p.m.
Greenport: 2:02 a.m., 2:38 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:46 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:57 a.m., 2:33 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:24 a.m., 4 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:31 a.m., 4:07 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:15 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:56 a.m., 11:04 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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