The Riverhead Town Board on Wednesday authorized Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith to execute a “community benefit agreement” with sPower Solar that will give the town over $1 million for a variety of projects. (more…)
The Southold Town Planning Board is moving forward cautiously with the proposed Tuthill conservation subdivision — four parcels totaling 112 acres in Orient — as archaeological research, evaluation and field testing continue to reveal multiple “historic remains” on the property. (more…)
After taking up residence at the Long Island Aquarium in 2004, a Japanese snow monkey named Peeko quickly won over the hearts of visitors. “He loved to sit right next to the habitat windows,” Candyce Paparo, director of animal training at the aquarium, recalled Thursday. “He loved to look and was interested in whatever you wanted to show him. Stuff they had in their purse, pictures, books, videos on your cellphone.”
A woman was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening after a two-vehicle accident in Riverhead early Wednesday afternoon, according to Riverhead Town police.
Riverhead Councilwoman Catherine Kent is being asked by the town’s Ethics Board to make a public disclosure every time her former husband, Chris Kent, represents a new client or application before the Town Board.
After a winter season that produced below-average snow totals, the highway departments in both Riverhead and Southold saved money on snow removal costs. But the highway superintendents aren’t celebrating just yet.