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08/16/17 6:00am
08/16/2017 6:00 AM

In a split vote, the Riverhead Town Board approved both the site plan and the special permit application for Georgica Green Ventures’ proposed 116-unit mixed-use apartment complex Tuesday night. The board also approved an environmental study submitted by the applicant and stated that the project will have “no significant adverse environmental impacts.” READ

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08/04/17 5:20am
08/04/2017 5:20 AM

A visit to the Riverhead Town Animal Shelter in 2011 motivated Denise Lucas to get involved in creating a better shelter for the town’s homeless dogs.

“I was disappointed with what I saw and I realized something needed to be done,” she said at the time.

What she did was spearhead the establishment of a nonprofit group called Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, which went on to hold more than 50 fundraisers for the cause.

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08/01/17 5:55am

Six more landmarks are under consideration in Riverhead Town.

The town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has received applications from the owners of six properties to become town-designated landmarks.

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07/27/17 10:52am
07/27/2017 10:52 AM

Long Island Sports Park in Calverton will not host any more events in 2017 until the site plan application it filed June 23 is approved, according to an agreement reached with Riverhead Town this month. The facility had come under fire from the Town Board for holding events such as the Long Island Potato Festival and Pour the Core Festival without proper approvals.

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