The Riverhead Town Board discussed a plan to restrict alcohol at special events during Thursday’s work session. The board recently rejected an idea of limiting alcohol consumption to beer gardens at public fairs.
The idea of limiting alcohol consumption to beer gardens at public fairs in Riverhead has died just days after the first seed was planted.
The board said this morning that it will now take a scaled back approach to regulating alcohol at local festivals, one week after a majority of Town Board members supported the concept.
The days of walking around festivals like the Country Fair or the Polish Town Festival with an open beer in your hand appear to be on the way out. (more…)