A peek inside this week’s Riverhead News-Review

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Read all these stories and more in this week’s edition of the News-Review, on newsstands now:


Study: Riverhead sewage treatment plant makes the grade

Riverhead Town received high marks from an environmental advocacy group that released a study on Monday showing how well towns across Long Island manage their sewage treatment plants.

Supervisor candidate Greg Fischer facing harassment charges






Riverhead Town supervisor candidate Greg Fischer is facing harassment charges that were filed recently by the head of the nonprofit advocacy group Parents for Megan’s Law, authorities said.

Funeral arrangements set for crash victim






Funeral arrangements have been set for 54-year-old Susan Galligan of Riverhead who was killed in a two-car crash on Sunrise Highway Saturday.

SWR board member: Why do Riverhead residents pay more in school taxes?






The Shoreham-Wading River school board set the tax levy for this school year at about $47.5 million at its meeting Tuesday night.

Riverhead Blotter: Man tried breaking into former home while allegedly drunk

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Column: Bellone and Carpenter share victory in News12 debate, we think

More than 90 percent of the press releases Times/Review web editor Grant Parpan gets go straight into his trash bin, or so he tells us in this column.

Read this week’s Letters to the Editor

More opinion …


Football: Riverhead, SWR face tough first round opponents






The Riverhead Blue Waves knew a consequence of losing Saturday to Newfield would be playing the Wolverines again the very next week.

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And check out this week’s multimedia:

Slide Show: Donkey rescue group brings burros out to play






They call themselves, naturally, the “East End Ass Whisperers.”

RECAP: Live blog from Riverhead Town Board meeting

Riverhead News-Review’s Town Hall reporter Tim Gannon reported all the action live from this afternoon’s Town Board meeting.

Video: Riverhead man plays banjo at Occupy Wall Street






Riverhead banjo player and street musician joins Occupy Wall Street protesters, some in tents, at Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan in the financial district.

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