This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.24.21

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind around 9 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 70. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 88 and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 90.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss a zoning analysis of the former fish factory on Shipyard Lane in East Marion, have a comprehensive discussion on town buildings, hear a report from the town’s Economic Development Committee on WinterFest, discuss a community roundtable on drug and alcohol abuse and discuss proposed town code amendments regarding house size and converting existing space to affordable apartments at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has no public hearings scheduled for its regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. Here’s the Zoom link for the work session, and here’s the link for the regular meeting. The public can also attend either meeting in person at town hall. The agenda for both meetings is here.

• The Southampton Town Board meets this evening at 6 p.m. There are no public hearings scheduled. Here’s the agenda.

• OLA of Eastern Long Island holds two Covid-19 vaccination clinics this week. The first will be held this evening from 4 to 8 p.m. at Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, where the first dose of the Moderna vaccine will be adminstered. The second will be held tomorrow, Aug. 25 at Riverhead’s First Baptist Church at 1018 Northville Turnpike from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., where the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered. Pre-registration is NOT required. Call 631.899.3441 if you need help finding or getting to a vaccination site.

• The East Hampton Town Board is organizing four public workshops over a two-week period in September, which will focus on sharing and discussing essential facts regarding the airport, and gathering ideas and opinions from stakeholders and the public at large. Read more.

• Today is the last day to subscribe in time to receive delivery of The Beacon’s monthly print edition for September. Subscriptions to The Beacon support much of the work we do, and you’ll often read stories in print before you find them on our website. Subscribe online here.

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

Aug. 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:09 a.m., 12:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:43 a.m.
Greenport: 12:46 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:46 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:41 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:08 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:15 a.m., 2:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:52 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:01 a.m., 10:17 p.m.

Aug. 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:55 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:29 p.m.
Greenport: 1:32 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:30 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:54 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:01 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:08 a.m., 12:37 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:46 a.m., 11:02 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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