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Riverhead Democrats unite behind slate

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The Riverhead Democratic committee unanimously supported the slate of candidates presented by the screening committee at their nominating convention last night.

Riverhead authorizes injunction actions against four ‘overcrowded’ houses

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Riverhead Town is for the first time going to state court against the owners of four allegedly overcrowded homes. The town will seek injunctions against “the illegal use or occupancy” of the homes.

Is EPCAL land deal stalled? Tensions flare as rival questions supervisor about status of Luminati deal

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The 30-day deadline for coming to terms with Luminati Aerospace for the sale of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park has come and gone, but there is still no agreement “in principle” as contemplated by a letter of intent signed by the parties in April.

State Liquor Authority cancels El Caracol’s liquor license

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The licensee, Alcides Arias, pleaded no contest to numerous charges brought by the SLA, working with Riverhead Town Police.

Site plan for retail shops, including a Tractor Supply Co. store, pitched for Calverton

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A 51-acre parcel in Calverton where a once-controversial sand mine is located has been proposed for subdivision and development with 51,547-square-feet of new retail uses, including the national retailer Tractor Supply Co.

Popeyes restaurant site plan gains preliminary approval from Riverhead Planning Board

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The 2,265 sq. ft. fast food restaurant is planned for a currently vacant, wooded one-acre lot just west of DMV Plaza.

Cybersecurity 101: Panel of experts recommends essential steps to protect your business

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Keeping computer software up to date and training employees to be alert to hack attempts are constitute the first line of defense in cybersecurity, a panel of experts told business owners and others at a breakfast meeting yesterday in Riverhead.

Traffic alert: Paving work set for three downtown streets

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Riverhead highway crews will be paving Howell and Fishel avenues tomorrow and Elton Avenue on Monday, weather permitting, Riverhead Highway Superintendent George Woodson said in a press release yesterday.

Ozone advisory issued for Thursday, May 18

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An air quality health advisory has again been issued for Long Island, New York City and the lower Hudson Valley today for the pollutant ground-level ozone. The ozone advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. through 10 p.m.

Supervisor eyeing former SCNB headquarters building for new town hall

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The former Suffolk County National Bank administrative headquarters on West Second Street would become the next Riverhead Town Hall if Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter has his way.