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Moustache brewery to debut Saturday with unusual opening rite

Most people celebrate the opening of a new business by snipping a ceremonial red ribbon. Not Matt Spitz. The Moustache B...

Shipping, energy production, fishing: What does the future hold for...

The future of the Mid-Atlantic ocean — its health and resiliency, as well as human use and stewardship of this vast na...

Rite of spring: Flushing of Riverhead's water mains to begin...

If your tap water has a brown tint one of these mornings, don't panic. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, April 20, t...

Recent muggings of Hispanic men downtown worry Riverhead officials

Following the vicious beating of a Hispanic man who was walking on the railroad tracks in Riverhead Sunday afternoon, Ri...

East End heroin task force to combat heroin addiction announced

As the war on heroin heats up, local lawmakers have created a new East End Task force to help tackle the epidemic. On ...

Calverton restaurant hosted other dance parties without incident; police investigation...

  No arrests have yet been made in connection with the brawl that broke out early Sunday morning outside the C...

Mill Road in Riverhead will be closed at railroad crossing...

Mill Road will be closed at the rail road crossing tomorrow (Saturday) April 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for track work by...

Aquebogue 'skyline' changes as Crescent Duck silos come down

The iconic black silos on the Crescent Duck farm, which have towered over Aquebogue for at least a century, will soon be...

Riverhead's Papa John's Pizza is shuttered

Papa John's, the franchise pizza place that opened on East Main Street last May, has been closed since Saturday. The o...

Video: Charter school meeting erupts, board shuts it down

The Riverhead Charter School Board of Trustees hastily shut down a packed public meeting last night after the board was ...

Riverhead, Baiting Hollow library budgets approved by voters

Voters yesterday approved the proposed operating budgets for both public libraries in the Riverhead Central School Distr...

Library budget vote set for today, 10 a.m. to 8...

Tomorrow is library budget vote day for Riverhead Central School District voters. Riverhead Free Library trustees have...

Extras wanted for Riverhead movie shoot April 7

Movie extras are wanted for a shoot today at Temple Israel of Riverhead, the temple announced last night. The movie sh...

Flanders Bay remains closed to shellfishing west of Miamogue Point

All of Flanders Bay and tributaries west of Miamogue Point and Red Cedar Point in Riverhead and Southampton towns remain...

Downtown sidewalk construction to start Monday

Sidewalk reconstruction along Main Street in Riverhead is set to begin on Monday, weather permitting, the State Department of Transportation announced in a press release Friday aft...

Citing declining patient volume, PBMC Health announces staff reduction...

PBMC Health in Riverhead has announced it is implementing "a limited number of expense reductions" which it says is necessary in response to changes in certain patient volumes. T...

Riverhead '10 grad adds Fulbright Scholar to her list of accomplishmen...

When she first opened the email, Kellie Griffith thought she was the victim of a federal April Fool's joke. "I just thought, 'There's no way. This has to be a mistake.'" But it...

Court declares challenger victorious in Wading River fire commissioner...

Wading River fire commissioner candidate Glenn Erick has prevailed in his lawsuit contesting the fire district's ballot count in the Dec. 10 commissioner's election. State Suprem...

Riverhead Charter School parents, teachers speak out

In the week since charges brought by New York State United Teachers against Riverhead Charter School were disclosed by RiverheadLOCAL, see story, parents of students and former stu...

State high court: Riverhead's challenge of DEC regs can proceed

The state's highest court has given a green light to Riverhead Town to pursue its claims of procedural flaws in the adoption by the State Department of Environmental Conservation o...

Riverhead parents sound off at Common Core forum

Frustration was the word of the evening at Thursday's parent forum on Common Core standards held at Riverhead High School. Some 25 to 30 concerned parents turned out for a presen...

LaValle delivers $5 million in funding for EPCAL sewage treatment plan...

The budget expected to be adopted by state lawmakers today contains $5 million in funding for upgrading the sewage treatment plant at the Calverton Enterprise Park, State Sen....
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