This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.21.18

Town Beach, Greenport at Summer's End
Town Beach, Greenport at Summer’s End

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly cloudy today, with a high near 75 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers after noon. The wind will be out of the east around 9 miles per hour. There’s a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 72. There’s a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday, with a high near 82 degrees. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 80.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the Montauk Lighthouse revetment project, accessory uses and a civil service symposium at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public meetings on commercial fishing permits at the Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center at Cedar Beach in Southold at 6 p.m this evening. Two additional meetings are scheduled on Thursday, Aug. 23 and Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Montauk Playhouse. More details are online here

• The second public meeting on the Transportation Chapter of Southold Town’s Comprehensive Plan Update will be held this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Peconic Landing in Greenport. A third meeting will be held at the Peconic Lane Community Center tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold public hearings on extending the term of Town Supervisor from two to four years and on changing the town code in regard to establishing a mortgage-in-default registry and adding a code section on blighted property at their 7 p.m. regular meeting tonight at town hall. The code change extending the supervisor’s term would be subject to a mandatory public referendum. Their full agenda is online here.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton presents a staged reading of playwright Eugene Pack’s “Thursday, Three,” about two generations of a family’s exposure to Hollywood, this evening at 8 p.m. More details are online here.

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

August 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:08 a.m., 7:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:16 a.m., 6:37 p.m.
Greenport: 7:45 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:30 a.m., 8:49 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:40 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:07 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:14 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:54 a.m., 6:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:03 a.m., 4:31 p.m.

August 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:56 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:04 a.m., 7:23 p.m.
Greenport: 8:33 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:22 a.m., 9:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:28 a.m., 8:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:55 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:02 a.m., 10:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:51 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5 a.m., 5:23 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

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