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10/16/16 8:36am
10/16/2016 8:36 AM

Riverhead's Independent Audit Committee members discuss a building department audit with Town Board members Thursday.

A 2013 audit of Riverhead Town’s building department found that the file for Atlantis Marine World was missing and that the department miscalculated the building fees on 42 percent of the files sampled, while a chart used to calculate some fees itself had an error in it.

But a follow-up audit of the building department released this year got much better results, according to Jack Orben, the head of town’s Independent Audit Committee, which did the audits. READ

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10/07/16 9:26am
10/07/2016 9:26 AM

Map showing Venezia Square, left, and 6333 Realty Group developments on Route 25A in Wading River.

Should Riverhead Town build a side road that runs parallel to Route 25A just west of McDonald’s in Wading River? Or should it allow future developers to simply link their parking lots instead?

That was a debate that surfaced at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session.  READ

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09/23/16 9:00am
09/23/2016 9:00 AM

Alive on 25

Alive on 25 turned a nearly $15,000 profit this summer and plans are already in the works to hold the event again next year, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Steve Shauger.


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09/20/16 6:00am
09/20/2016 6:00 AM

The third annual Pour the Core hard cider festival at Peconic Bay Winery.

The Long Island Potato Festival and Pour the Core Festival will be allowed to proceed at the former Calverton Links golf course after all, despite Riverhead Town officials’ contention that events have been held at the site without proper approvals. (more…)