• Today will be sunny, with a high near 76 degrees and a west wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 55. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 75. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Thursday, with otherwise mostly sunny skies and a high near 80.
• In coordination with the Global Climate Strike week that began last week, local climate activists are holding a local action in Southampton Village this evening at 5 p.m. More details are online here.
• The Southold Town Board will discuss a November forum on septic system rebates, the Climate Smart Communities certification program and the town’s proposed 2020 budget at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold public hearings on allowing shellfish sales at farm stands, on adding a contentious corner in Mattituck where a hardware store is proposed to the town’s CPF acquisition priority list and on giving priority to fire and EMS volunteers in affordable housing lotteries at its 7 p.m. regular meeting this evening. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.
• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on proposed recipients of 2020 Community Development Block Grant Funding; on a grant of open space in conjunction with a subdivision in Westhampton and on replacing language in the town code that reads “mentally retarded” with “intellectually disabled” at its 6 p.m. meeting at town hall this evening. The full agenda is online here.
• The Drawdown East End Steering Committee is looking for 12 to 15 people to participate in a focus group about food waste in Southold town tomorrow, Sept. 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at KK’s Farm, 59945 Main Road, Southold. Please RSVP to Sherry Thirlby at email@example.com.
• Members of the East Quogue Village Exploratory Committee will answer questions about the proposed village at a meeting this evening at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the East Quogue Elementary School. All are welcome to attend.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:28 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:36 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Greenport: 7:05 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:51 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:27 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:34 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:22 a.m., 5:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:31 a.m., 3:49 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:21 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:29 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
Greenport: 7:58 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:50 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:53 a.m., 8:18 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:20 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:27 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:28 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:37 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.