This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.27.19

Good Morning!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 75 degrees and a southeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 62. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 80. Skies will clear throughout the day on Thursday, with a high temperature near 83 degrees.

• Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund revenues were 22.5 percent lower in the first seven months of 2019, when compared with the same time period in 2018, according to a report released Monday by New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele. More details are online here.

• The Southold Town Board discusses the Cutchogue Lions Club’s “Recycle for Sight” program, an update from the town’s Economic Development Committee, an update on the Fishers Island Seagrass Coalition and the East Marion Main Road Historic District at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold public hearings on proposed changes to its accessory apartment code, on an extension of the Main Road building moratorium in Mattituck and on an open space purchase on Fishers Island at its 7 p.m. regular meeting. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a public hearing on acceptance of a deed of residual fee on a property to be maintained as open space in Westhampton at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening. The full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss lighting, Legion Hall election and water and a noise exemption for White Oak EMS benefit at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. The full agenda is online here.

• A bountiful platter of the freshest seasonal vegetables, some raw, some lightly cooked, all ready to dip into a creamy sauce made with freshly harvested local garlic and eggs from the farm — this meal is perfect for a hot, sunny day. Our Peconic Dish columnist, Alison Boyd-Savage, takes us on a grand tour this month of Le Grand Aioli.

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

August 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:42 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:50 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Greenport: 8:19 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:13 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:14 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:41 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:48 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:47 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:56 a.m., 5:16 p.m.

August 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:30 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:38 a.m., 8:03 p.m.
Greenport: 9:07 a.m., 9:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:08 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:02 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:29 a.m., 10:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:36 a.m., 11:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:47 a.m., 8:05 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:56 a.m., 6:14 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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