Sag Harbor, Summer
Sag Harbor, Summer

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 degrees and a southeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. There’s an 80 percent chance of showers, and possibly an overnight thunderstorm, tonight, with a low around 68. Showers are likely before noon Friday, with heavy rainfall possible, with mostly cloudy skies in the afternoon and a high near 70. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss budget amendments and town board and supervisor projects at their regular 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning, and will discuss a proposed change of zone application at 5 Cedar Lane at a special work session at Sag Harbor Village Hall tonight at 7 p.m.

• Riverhead’s town board work session for today has been cancelled.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the proposed CPF purchase of Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor, on a proposed agricultural easement at a subdivision at 55 Wainscott Hollow and on improvements to the Camp Hero Sewer District at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

• Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O will give a presentation on “Living on the Edge: In the Face of Climate Change” this evening at 6 p.m. at the Quogue Library. All are welcome to attend.

• The Ecological Culture Initiative has announced they will be holding a presentation titled “Rethinking Good Ground — Mapping History, Culture & Ecology” at Hampton Bays Library next Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• Take Action Suffolk is hosting a nonpartisan forum titled “What’s Going to Happen to My Healthcare” with national health care innovation expert Sol Ross next Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. at Riverhead High School. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

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

July 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:53 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:01 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Greenport: 9:30 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:25 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:25 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:52 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:59 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:02 a.m., 6:24 p.m.

July 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:36 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:44 a.m., 8:58 p.m.
Greenport: 10:13 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:09 a.m., 11:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:08 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:35 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:42 a.m., 11:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:48 a.m., 7:05 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

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