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Daily Update: Kent lands new gig as superintendent, restaurant may come to Peconic Paddler

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Here are the headlines across the North Fork for Wednesday, August 15:


New Suffolk appoints Phil Kent as principal and superintendent

Riverhead, Southampton lose bids for $10M revitalization grant

Points East Acupuncture now open in Mattituck

Peconic Paddler eyes partnership with Flo’s luncheonette


Men’s Swimming: Louser to swim in world juniors


Weekend Podcast: What’s happening on the North Fork this week


Expect partly sunny skies with a high near 77 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service.

There’s a 20 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 66.