Members of the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association debated whether to continue having the popular Halloween Festival and coffin race next fall in light of the pending resignation of executive director Diane Tucci, who organized that and other downtown events. (more…)
Future solar energy installations in Riverhead Town will not be permitted in areas where tree clearing is needed, according to a proposal before the Town Board Tuesday.
The measure had the support of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society, whose executive director, Richard Amper, spoke at Tuesday night’s public hearing on the proposal. READ
A federal judge in New York has blocked the Trump administration from inquiring about citizenship on the 2020 Census. READ
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Listings prepared for Times Review Media Group by Suffolk Research Service, dated Nov. 19-25, 2018.
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Criminal incidents were once again down in Riverhead Town, continuing a trend for the past seven years.
Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said the town will now be able to break down police statistics even further so that police can pinpoint hot spots for crime or traffic accidents. READ
The Riverhead Town Board did not authorize legal action against Stop & Shop as it discussed at last Thursday’s Town Board work session. READ
Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a $175 billion budget Tuesday that calls for legalized marijuana for adults over 21 and promotes a progressive 100-day agenda. READ