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08/16/17 6:00am
08/16/2017 6:00 AM

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

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08/11/17 12:00pm
08/11/2017 12:00 PM

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

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08/09/17 11:25am
08/09/2017 11:25 AM

Riverhead Republicans have both raised and spent far more to date than their Democratic opponents on campaigns for this fall’s town election, with Supervisor Sean Walter raising the most campaign money, followed by Republican Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and the Republican committee, according to the most recent campaign disclosure reports from the state Board of Elections.


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08/08/17 12:00pm
08/08/2017 12:00 PM

The developer of a 114,090-square-foot Marriott Residence Inn under construction on the west end of Route 58 across from Tanger Outlet Center is expecting the cost of the project to increase from $26,849,775 to $32,681,960, in part because of plans to install a new traffic signal on the western end of the property that will allow cars leaving the hotel property to turn east.


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08/04/17 5:20am
08/04/2017 5:20 AM

A visit to the Riverhead Town Animal Shelter in 2011 motivated Denise Lucas to get involved in creating a better shelter for the town’s homeless dogs.

“I was disappointed with what I saw and I realized something needed to be done,” she said at the time.

What she did was spearhead the establishment of a nonprofit group called Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, which went on to hold more than 50 fundraisers for the cause.


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08/02/17 7:59pm
08/02/2017 7:59 PM

Wading River’s 20th Street will now have a second name, as the Riverhead Town Board formally voted Tuesday to name it after Thomas Lateulere, a longtime Wading River firefighter and Suffolk County Emergency Medical Services instructor who died in July 2016 at age 52 following a bout with cancer.