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Zoom into Poetry Street: monthly open-mic venue goes virtual in pandemic

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The Riverhead-based, open-mic venue for poetry and the spoken word, founded in 2014 by Susan Dingle of Cutchogue and Robert “Bubbie” Brown of Riverhead, has turned to Zoom for its monthly events. The next event a "Founders Day" celebration takes place today from 4 to 6 p.m.
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Riverhead considers requiring owners to obtain updated C.O.s before selling property

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Property owners in Riverhead Town would be required to obtain an updated certificate of occupancy before selling or transferring their property, under a code revision being considered by the town board.

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Riverhead High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

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A Riverhead High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, the school district announced today.

Plan to save historic house takes shape

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The circa 1855 Norton House on East Main Street can be moved to Third Street and renovated by builder Bob Castaldi, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio told town board members today.

Riverhead’s unemployment rate drops below 10% for the first time since pandemic struck

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The unemployment rate in Riverhead Town was 9.5% in August, down from 12.4% in July. In comparison, the town’s unemployment rate was 3.7% in August 2019.

Woman surprises burglar, uses medical alert device to call for help: cops

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A Riverside man is facing burglary and resisting arrest charges following his arrest in Southampton Town yesterday.

COVID shutdown did not feather school district’s nest, officials say

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There was no stash of unspent funds left over when the books were closed on the 2019-2020 school year in Riverhead.

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Riverhead High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

A Riverhead High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, the school district announced today.

COVID shutdown did not feather school district’s nest, officials say

There was no stash of unspent funds left over when the books were closed on the 2019-2020 school year in Riverhead.

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