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Moderate flooding, little wind damage from nor’easter, officials say

Riverhead escaped largely unscathed from yesterday’s nor’easter. “Thank God it wasn’t snow,” Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. Things were pretty quiet across town, the chief said.  About an inch of rain fell locally, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts topped out at about 46 mph. A coastal flood warning remains in effect until 11 a.m. ...

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Downtown merchants, fearing influx of new residents, seek new parking solutions

Downtown Riverhead has a parking problem that demands attention. That was the message Riverhead merchants want to convey to the town board, who they feel is not taking the issue as seriously as it should. Downtown business owners spoke out at a joint meeting of the Riverhead BID Management Association and the Riverhead parking district advisory committee Thursday evening at ...

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