Jens-Smith announces ‘State of the Town’ address at town hall April 8

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Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith will give her 2019 'State of the Town' address on Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall.

Riverhead welcomes three new police officers

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Riverhead police officers Cole Stasiukiewicz, Courtney Weber and Daniel Hoffman (pictured above, left to right) started service with the town police force yesterday.

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Riverhead celebrates St. Patrick’s Day at Lions Club dinner: photos

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A crowd turned out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Riverhead Lions Club Saturday evening at Polish Hall. Photo slideshow

Cops: Toddler found walking along LIRR right-of-way; caregiver arrested

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A Riverhead man is facing a child endangerment charge after a young child he was caring for was found walking along the LIRR right-of-way in downtown Riverhead Saturday evening, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Cops: Man caught riding stolen quad

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A Riverhead man was arrested on a charge of criminal possession of stolen property this morning after being caught by police operating a quad just reported stolen by its owner, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Cops: Would-be burglar flees from homeowner after attempted break-in on South Jamesport Avenue Friday morning

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The attempted burglary in Jamesport comes hours after someone broke into an occupied home a short distance away in Aquebogue and stole a woman's pocketbook.

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ vehicle fire

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Police are seeking information about an early morning vehicle fire in the woods near Exit 73 of the L.I. Expressway early this morning.

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Riverhead names top 15 in Class of 2019

Congratulations to the top-ranked 15 students in the Riverhead High School Class of 2019.

RHS students win awards at Parrish Art Museum

Four Riverhead High School students were recognized with awards of excellence by the Parrish Art Museum as part of the museum's annual student art show, held in February.

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Public meetings

  • Town Board
    Tue, Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Mar 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Apr 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Town Board
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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