Farmer Jenn's, Aquebogue
Farmer Jenn’s, Aquebogue

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 78 degrees and a northeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 79 and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 81.

• Suffolk County Vector Control plans an aerial spraying of the following areas on the East End with methoprene larvicide to control mosquitoes, today and tomorrow between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Stokes Poges, Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Westhampton Dunes, Dune Road, Meadow Lane, North Haven, Iron Point and North Sea in Southampton Town; Aquebogue overlook, Crescent Duck Farm and Millar Farm in Riverhead Town; New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town and Napeague and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town. For more information, call 631.852.4270.

Governments Get To Work:

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss changes to the town’s affordable apartment and affordable housing overlay legislations and code changes for open space in subdivisions at their 10 a.m. work session today at town hall. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board has three public hearings on the agenda for their 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. The first is on a proposed prohibition of parking on Osborn Avenue between Marcy and Hamilton avenues. The second is on a special permit application for an indoor recreational facility at 419 Osborn Avenue. The third is on a proposed rate restructuring for the Riverhead Water District.

Out & About:

• The Hampton Bays Fire Department Carnival opens tonight and continues through Aug. 7 from 7 to 11 p.m. nightly. The firemens’ parade will be held tomorrow, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. More information is online here.

• The Sag Harbor Fire Department’s annual carnival also opens tonight at 5 p.m. and continues through Saturday night. Fireworks will be held on Friday, Aug. 5 at dusk (Rain Date Aug. 6). More information is online here.

• The Watermill Center’s Scaler Lecture Series begins this evening, Aug. 2, with Syrian clarinet virtuoso Kinan Azmeh discussing “Art in Times of Crisis” at 7:30 p.m. The event is free, but registration is requested. More information is online here.

• The Bay Street Theatre’s new production of the classic musical “My Fair Lady” opens in previews tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $125. More information is online here.

• Alexandra Wisnoski will lead a “New Moon Workshop,” a one hour program at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge tonight at 7 p.m., which will include a talk about moon cycles, the effects on the body, the significance of the new moon, and certain yogic practices we can do to harness the energy of the lunar cycles in our lives. More information is online here.

• Author Moira Weigel will discuss her book, “Labor of Love,” the history of sex and romance in America, tonight at 7:30 p.m. at BookHampton in East Hampton. More information is online here.

Our full events calendar, with updates on happenings throughout the East End all summer long, is online here.

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

August 2
MTK Hbr: 9:01 .m., 9:26 p.m.
Orient: 10:02 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
GPT: 10:30 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:25 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:59 a.m.
Shinn. In.: 7:26 a.m., 7:43 p.m.

August 3
MTK Hbr: 9:50 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Orient: 10:51 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
GPT: 11:19 a.m., 11:42 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 11:14 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
S. JPT: 12:24 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 8:14 a.m., 8:28 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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