Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of light rain after 11 a.m. today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 77. There’s a 20 percent chance of light rain this evening before 11 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 65. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

• The East Hampton Town Board holds public hearings on a CPF acquisition, and changes to the town code regarding outdoor seating and string lighting at its 2 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• Social Gold performs all kinds of hits in a free concert at at Good Ground Park, 9A Squiretown Road in Hampton Bays this evening at 7 p.m. Bring blankets and chairs.

• The Amagansett Lifesaving Station’s vintage faking box is a thing of beauty, and its name lends itself well to metaphor. The No W here Collective, made up of artists Alice Hope, Toni Ross, and Bastienne Schmidt, respond to this box used to lay out lifesaving line in a new Guild Hall-sponsored exhibition this summer. Read More.

• The Peconic Land Trust has organized “Gardens with a Sense of Place,” a discussion with Nancy Gilbert and Richard Wines of Winds Way Farm off of Peconic Bay Boulevard in Jamesport, tomorrow from 3 to 5 p.m. Learn what two gardeners have done to create gardens rich in context, personal vision and spirit. Tickets are $20 and the event will be cancelled if it rains. Call 631.283.3195 ext. 122 or email to register.

• The North Fork Environmental Council will be holding a gala at the Wharf House at Southold’s Founder’s Landing on Sunday, July 24 4:30 to 7 p.m. to celebrate 50 years of “Saving What’s Left,” and to honor four people who have greatly contributed to this movement: Barbara Blass, Phil Barbato, Glynis Berry and Mary Eisenstein. Tickets are $100 and are available online here.

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

July 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:20 a.m., 5:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:28 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Greenport: 4:57 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:47 a.m., 6:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:52 a.m., 5:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:19 a.m., 7:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:26 a.m., 7:11 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:03 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:12 a.m., 2:02 p.m.

July 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:20 a.m., 5:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:28 a.m., 5:05 p.m.
Greenport: 5:57 a.m., 6:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:45 a.m., 7:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:19 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:26 a.m., 8:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:58 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:07 a.m., 2:55 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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