On the vine, Southold
On the vine, Southold

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and a southwest wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 61. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 72.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss arsenic estimates and the CDCH building condition report at their 10 a.m. work session today at the Montauk Firehouse. Their full agenda is online here.

The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on solar energy as an accessory use and on changes to the town’s energy conservation code at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Southold Supervisor Scott Russell, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski and the Suffolk County Water Authority are hosting an important discussion about water conservation today, Tuesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. in the Southold Town Hall Meeting Room. More information is online here.

• The Riverhead Skate Park at Stotzky Memorial Park is officially scheduled to be open once the gates are unlocked at 3:30 p.m. today, after $60,000 in repairs since the park was closed in 2015. One section of damaged ramps is slated to be turned into pickleball courts, and kids who use the skatepark have begun circulating an online petition asking the town to let that section remain a skate park.

• JDTLab at Guild Hall in East Hampton will host a free staged reading of “H…”, a new play by Megan Minutillo about three teenagers struggling with heroin addition, this evening, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. More information is online here.

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

Sept. 13
MTK Hbr: 7 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Orient: 8:01 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Greenport: 8:29 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:24 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:51 a.m., 10:07 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:58 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:51 a.m., 5:13 p.m.

Sept. 14
MTK Hbr: 7:41 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Orient: 8:42 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Greenport: 9:10 a.., 9:27 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:05 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:32 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:39 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:43 a.m., 6:04 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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