Rainy Day Ducky
Rainy Day Ducky

Good Morning!

• Today will start out cloudy, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees and a north wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 58. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 79 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

• Suffolk County Vector Control will be spraying salt marshes throughout the East End with aerial larvicides Bti and Methoprene from 6 a.m. to  8 p.m. today. The following areas are expected to be sprayed: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Westhampton Dunes and Dune Road in Southampton Town, Napeague and Accabonac Harbors in East Hampton Town, the Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue, New Suffolk and Great Hog Neck in Southold Town. For more information, call  631.852.4270.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss seasonal employee ideas, the Community Housing Opportunity Fund and piping plovers at their 10 a.m. work session at the Montauk Firehouse this morning. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on rebates for alternative on-site wastewater treatment systems, on restricting parking to beach permit holders on Long Neck Boulevard in Flanders and on allowing assisted living facilities as a special exception use in certain zoning districts at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a proposed septic system law, implementation of rules regarding vendors on town property and review a wetland application for completeness at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. More details are online here.

• Sag Harbor’s annual Firemen’s Carnival opens tonight at Haven’s Beach, continuing through Aug. 12 from 5 to 10 p.m. each night. More details are online here.

• This year’s Hamptons Institute lecture series kicks off this evening at 7 p.m. at East Hampton’s Guild Hall, with a panel discussion about “Climate Change in the New Environment.” More details are online here. [$23-25]

• Tonight is also pay what you can night at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor’s new jazz-age inspired production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The play runs through Sept. 3. More details are online here.

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

Aug. 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:14 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:22 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
Greenport: 11:51 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:46 a.m., 11:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:44 a.m., 1:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:51 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:21 a.m., 8:32 p.m.

Aug. 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:55 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:03 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Greenport: 12:01 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:51 a.m., 1:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:23 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:30 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:58 a.m., 9:10 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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