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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website. Email Denise.

Town Board wrap: Should time limits on parking be extended?

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Residents weighed in on a plan to extend time limits in a downtown parking lot and urged the board not to settle pending litigation against the owner of a number of Wading River properties allegedly used as transient rentals.

Riverhead library president and another trustee resign

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Following last week's resignation by the library treasurer, the Riverhead Free Library president and another trustee have quit, both citing health reasons.

Residents press for housing ban at Calverton Enterprise Park

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Members of a coalition formed with the stated purpose of preventing residential development within the Calverton Enterprise Park urged the Riverhead Town Board last night to take action against housing at EPCAL.

Five vie for three seats on Riverhead Board of Education

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It’s a five-way race for three open school board seats in the Riverhead Central School District this year.Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow, Greg Fischer...

Shoreham-Wading River community comes together to support teenager fighting rare tumor

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In December, Alexa Boucher, a 14-year-old Shoreham-Wading River freshman was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor that's grown in the eye socket.

What’s the story behind “the wrecks” on the Sound in Riverhead?

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The story behind the wrecks on the beach just west of Reeves Park are the most-asked question fielded by the Riverhead Town historian's office, said town historian Georgette Case.

Luminati air show at Calverton called off

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One week after announcing an air show to be held at the Calverton Enterprise Park in June, Luminati Aerospace has canceled the event.

Congressman announces mobile office hours in Southold on April 21

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Zeldin and his staff will meet with constituents at the Peconic Lane Community Center on Friday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Riverhead library treasurer resigns from board

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With just three months left in her second and final term as library trustee, board treasurer Milagros Rios has resigned.

LIRR plans to shuffle schedule, add trains on Greenport branch

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The little-used "jury train" will be "repurposed" a LIRR official said in an interview yesterday. It will arrive in Riverhead earlier and continue on to Greenport, making a westbound return trip departing Greenport at 10 a.m. Two new trains are planned for weekends beginning in the summer of 2018.