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09/04/18 6:00am
09/04/2018 6:00 AM

After a presentation Thursday from Oceana, an international ocean conservation advocacy group, Riverhead Town officials are contemplating passing a “sense” resolution to oppose a federal offshore drilling plan. 

“Some of the towns on the East End are adopting a sense resolution,” said Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, adding that she felt it was important for the board to be informed if it’s something they move forward with. READ

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09/02/18 6:00am

Motorists should expect lane closures beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4 on Route 25 in Riverhead and Southold.

The closures will take place between Doctors Path in Riverhead and the Orient Point Ferry Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation. READ

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08/31/18 5:55am
08/31/2018 5:55 AM

Wastewater upgrades, funded partly by the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program, are coming to Reeves Beach in Riverhead.

An introductory resolution authorizing the project passed during a Suffolk County Environment, Planning and Agriculture Committee meeting Monday and will head to the county legislature at the general meeting next week. READ

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08/29/18 6:01am
08/29/2018 6:01 AM

The Southampton Housing Authority is planning to build five new affordable homes for first-time homeowners in Riverside, according to Curtis Highsmith Jr., its executive director.

The plan is to build three new homes on Vail Avenue and two on Old Quogue Road on land acquired from Suffolk County several years ago. READ

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08/27/18 5:59am
08/27/2018 5:59 AM

The Riverhead Town Board is planning to implement a new tick prevention program among its employees this fall.

Discussed at a work session last week, the pilot program would be led by members of the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook-Southampton Hospital. It would be the first town on Long Island to participate in such a program. READ