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03/20/17 5:55am

Riverhead Free Library officials are proposing a 2017-18 budget that would increase the tax levy by 1.03 percent — a figure allowable under New York State’s 1.26 percent tax cap.

The plan calls for $3.75 million in overall spending, an increase of just $84,316 over the current year. Of that, $3.57 million would be raised through taxes.

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03/17/17 12:00pm

At its Monday meeting, members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association briefly discussed a proposal to temporarily convert an overgrown lot behind Marta’s Deli on Riverleigh Avenue into a soccer field. FRNCA president Ron Fisher said Southampton Town recently spent $22,000 to clean up the site and hoped to see it used for athletics. READ

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03/15/17 12:00pm

The New York State Board of Regents on Monday extended the Riverhead Charter School’s charter through the end of the 2021-22 school year.

Through the resolution approved Monday, the K-8 school on Main Road in Calverton also received state authority to expand its maximum authorized enrollment from 414 students to 700 students.

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03/10/17 6:05am

To say Chris North maintains a busy schedule would be an understatement.

The 22-year-old Greenport resident is a member of Southold’s Anti-Bias Task Force and recently joined the town’s Democratic committee. He also attends Suffolk County Community College, where he was elected in June to serve as student trustee, a position held by just one person in the county each year.

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