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09/19/18 5:49am
09/19/2018 5:49 AM

Another large apartment complex on East Main Street is now headed for the review process, as Riverhead Town has scheduled two “scoping” sessions on its environmental impact for next month. 

Listed officially listed as 203-213 East Main Street, the project location is better known locally as the former Sears site. 

The applicant, Metro Group Properties, is proposing a five-story, 170-unit mixed use structure on land immediately west of the 116-unit Riverview Lofts development, another five-story mixed use structure that’s currently under construction.  READ

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09/04/18 6:00am
09/04/2018 6:00 AM

After a presentation Thursday from Oceana, an international ocean conservation advocacy group, Riverhead Town officials are contemplating passing a “sense” resolution to oppose a federal offshore drilling plan. 

“Some of the towns on the East End are adopting a sense resolution,” said Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, adding that she felt it was important for the board to be informed if it’s something they move forward with. READ

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08/27/18 5:59am
08/27/2018 5:59 AM

The Riverhead Town Board is planning to implement a new tick prevention program among its employees this fall.

Discussed at a work session last week, the pilot program would be led by members of the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook-Southampton Hospital. It would be the first town on Long Island to participate in such a program. READ