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10/01/18 6:00am
10/01/2018 6:00 AM

Is Riverhead the solar capital of Long Island?

It may be, as plans for the latest solar project, Riverhead Solar 2, a proposed 36-megawatt photovoltaic solar field on 290 acres of leased private land on Edwards Avenue, progress. The developer, sPower, already operates a solar facility — Riverhead Solar 1 — adjacent to the proposed facility. READ

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11/21/16 6:18pm
11/21/2016 6:18 PM

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Update Tuesday: The copper angel statue that was reported missing by the man behind a 9/11 memorial in Calverton wasn’t missing after all.

According to Riverhead town police, the statue had been removed after it was damaged by high winds. Employees from the town fixed up the statue and were set to return it soon, police said.

Original story: A copper angel statue installed at the Calverton World Trade Center memorial has gone missing.

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08/06/16 12:00pm
08/06/2016 12:00 PM

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Another solar energy project could be coming to Calverton.

sPower, the Utah-based based company that recently built a 9.2-watt solar energy project on 45 acres on the east side of Edwards Avenue, is now considering another solar project farther west in Calverton.  READ

06/17/16 3:00pm
06/17/2016 3:00 PM

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For centuries, alewife — a silver-scaled herring-like fish — return to Riverhead’s Peconic River estuary to spawn, making it as far as Grangebel Park to lay their eggs. But a series of dams set up decades ago to promote industry and agriculture halted the fish’s annual migration from traveling the rest of the journey up the Peconic River. READ