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09/22/16 4:03pm
09/22/2016 4:03 PM

rendering of the proposed Georgica Green apartments on East Main Street.

Four of the five Riverhead Town Board members said they’re prepared to approve the exterior elevations for the proposed five-story, 117-unit mixed use apartment project at the former McCabe’s site downtown. They no longer want to hear recommendations from the town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission or its Architectural Review Board. READ

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04/20/16 7:04am
04/20/2016 7:04 AM

Rev. Charles Coverdale thanks the Town Board Tuesday evening. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

First Baptist Church of Riverhead’s plans for a Family Community Life Center moved forward Tuesday when the Riverhead Town Board approved the creation of a type of zoning needed for the proposal.  READ

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12/26/15 12:00pm
12/26/2015 12:00 PM


The Riverhead Town elections in 2015 had the potential of a year of great change. A sitting councilwoman challenged the sitting supervisor — both from the same party — and the supervisor’s former campaign advisor also challenged him, but on a different party. READ

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11/06/15 6:00am
11/06/2015 6:00 AM

Riverhead Water District

Cellular companies leasing space on the town’s water towers have filed federal lawsuits claiming the Riverhead Water District is trying to “strong-arm” them into paying more by not allowing workers onto the properties to repair equipment until they agree to the new terms.


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11/04/15 4:29pm
11/04/2015 4:29 PM


In the end, it wasn’t about how many, or which, political parties endorsed him. Or which didn’t endorse him. It wasn’t about how much money he raised or how many outside dollars were — or weren’t — spent through political action committees to back his campaign.

As with any election, it was about how many votes he received. READ