04/08/16 9:00am
04/08/2016 9:00 AM

 

Grapes and Greens

The Riverhead Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday to give final site plan approval to Grapes & Greens’ proposal to build a hard cider tasting room and retail store, with storage and processing of apples, at the former Blackman supply building at the corner of Sound Avenue and Osborn Avenue in Baiting Hollow.

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03/31/16 5:12pm
03/31/2016 5:12 PM

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The Suffolk County Comptroller’s Office has a three-person enforcement unit that’s going after businesses, including short-term rentals, that may be avoiding paying the county’s three-percent hotel/motel tax.

Since the group has started enforcing, over $254,000 has been levied in penalties and interest payments, according to Comptroller John Kennedy, who spoke before a joint meeting of North Fork chambers of commerce Wednesday night in Riverhead. READ

03/22/16 9:50am
03/22/2016 9:50 AM

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed minimum wage increase would have a devastating effect on the agricultural community and possibly send consumers to neighboring states to purchase products, farmers and business owners said at a Monday press conference opposing the proposal ahead of the April 1 state budget deadline.  READ