The new Jamesport Dunkin’ Donuts held a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday morning and pledged to help out the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead, which provides a temporary home to children who are often facing abuse, neglect or other crisis in their own homes.
Riverhead may soon have coffin races, like those held in a mountain town in Colorado.
In a split vote, the Riverhead Town Board approved both the site plan and the special permit application for Georgica Green Ventures’ proposed 116-unit mixed-use apartment complex Tuesday night. The board also approved an environmental study submitted by the applicant and stated that the project will have “no significant adverse environmental impacts.” READ
Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association (FRNCA) president Ron Fisher resigned from his position Monday night and announced he’ll be appointed to a vacancy on the Riverhead Board of Education.
A Riverhead man who helped a woman escape from police in a stolen car last September was sentenced to 60 days in jail Wednesday. READ
An abandoned trailer with a sign that reads “I love you, God. Thank you” on farmland off Route 25 in Calverton has resulted in the owner of the property being issued violations by Riverhead Town for having unregistered vehicles on the property. READ
State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Santorelli on Tuesday ruled in favor of Democrat Laura Jens-Smith in the lawsuit she brought against incumbent Republican Supervisor Sean Walter’s nominating petitions for the Independence Party in the upcoming election. READ
An East Hampton man who owns one of the biggest agricultural companies in the country has purchased more than 300 acres of farmland on the North Fork in the past nine months, including more than 100 acres that can only be used for agriculture.