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Suffolk Theater scrambling to book acts, aiming for September reopening

With the governor's announcement this week that most businesses, including theaters, will be allowed to operate at 100% capacity as of May 19, the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead got busy trying to book acts in a hurry. "Coordinating the dates has been like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube," theater owner Bob Castaldi said.

Fourth large solar energy facility in Calverton clears major hurdle

The Riverhead Planning Board last night granted preliminary site plan approval to the proposed Calverton Solar Energy Center, a 22.9 megawatt commercial solar energy production facility to be built on approximately 198 acres off Edwards Avenue in Calverton.


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Town has not yet inked $1.5 million community benefit agreement with solar company

by | May 6, 8:29 am
Nearly five months after the Riverhead Town Board authorized the supervisor to sign a $1.5 million community benefit agreement with Long Island Solar Generation, the agreement has not yet been signed by the developer.

Drag-racing on Calverton runways approved for June 19 & 20

A two-day drag-racing event on the runways at the Calverton Enterprise Park won unanimous approval yesterday from the Riverhead Town Board. A second series of drag-racing events over eight days this summer remains under consideration.

Large marijuana grower makes $42.5 million investment in Riverhead farm

Columbia Care, one of the country's largest marijuana growers and operators of medical marijuana dispensaries, has purchased a 34-acre farm and greenhouse facility in Riverhead for $42.5 million.

Police investigate armed robbery in Riverside

Southampton Town Police said a Mastic Beach man was assaulted and robbed of cash on Pebble Way around 11 p.m. Monday. Detectives ask nyone with information to contact them at 631-702-2230.

Legislator Bridget Fleming, pledging to put Long Island first, launches run for Congress

Three-term County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac) announced her campaign for Congress Monday on the shore of Patchogue Lake, flanked by party leaders, elected officials and supporters.

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Riverhead inducts 73 students into National Foreign Language Honor Society

Seventy-three Riverhead High School students were inducted into the National Foreign Langue Honor Society in a virtual ceremony on April 28.

Pulaski Street teacher a finalist in contest for $1,500 classroom grant

Daniel Casamassa, who teaches fifth grade at Pulaski Street Elementary School, is one of three finalists in the TFCU’s favorite teacher contest for K-5 teachers. He was nominated by student Dylan Doucette. Here's how you can help him win a $1,500 classroom grant.

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