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With ‘Phase Two’ less than a week away, here’s what to expect on Long Island

In less than a week, you’ll be able to get that long-overdue haircut, shop for new clothes, shoes and cars, go out to dinner at a local restaurant or sip a glass of local wine at one of the North Fork’s vineyards.

Let’s Talk Race: Live online discussion series to begin Friday evening

RiverheadLOCAL will host a series of online conversations about race and diversity in Riverhead. The talks, which begin Friday evening, June 5, will be streamed live on this website and on the RiverheadLOCAL Facebook page.

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Town board wrap-up: June 2

by | Jun 4, 11:08 am
Here's a rundown of the actions taken by the Riverhead Town Board at its meeting on June 2, 2020.

Here’s your second chance to weigh in on the future of downtown Riverhead

Topics include the design and location of a town square to enhanced pedestrian safety, building heights and architectural styles. The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes and will be open until June 15 at 5 p.m.

Outdoor dining will be allowed in Phase Two of reopening, Cuomo says

Outdoor dining at restaurants will be permitted in Phase Two of reopening, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today. Long Island is on track to enter Phase Two next Wednesday.

Police seek teens missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch since Sunday

Elijah Little, 18, left and Kleven Valle, 15, and , were last seen leaving Timothy Hill Children's Ranch together on May 31 at 4:30 p.m., according to Riverhead Town Police.

Opponents of EPCAL sale press town board to pull the plug on the deal

Opponents of the EPCAL land deal with an affiliate of Triple Five group urged the town board to cancel its contract..

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School board president answers questions about the conduct of upcoming budget...

Questions about the conduct of the upcoming school budget vote and trustee election were addressed by school board president Greg Meyer during today’s school board meeting, which was conducted via video conference and live-streamed on YouTube due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

In their own words: Meet the 10 people running for Riverhead...

Learn about the people running for school board in this unique election and read their answers to eight questions posed by RiverheadLOCAL about the future of the school district and what they would do if elected.


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