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Riverhead police sobriety checkpoints net four Thanksgiving eve arrests

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Four people were arrested at sobriety checkpoints conducted by Riverhead Town Police last night.

COVID admissions at Riverhead hospital more than double in past week

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“The way it’s going right now, it’s looking like March all over again,” PBMC president and CE0 Andrew Mitchell said today, as COVID infections and hospitalizations rise ini Riverhead and across Suffolk County.

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State to hold virtual public hearings Tuesday on proposed 36-MW solar facility in Calverton

by | Nov 25, 9:30 am
The NYS Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment will hold virtual public hearings Tuesday at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the proposal of sPower to build a 36-megawatt solar power facility on approximately 252 acres in Calverton. People interested in making a statement must register by Friday at 5 p.m.

Riverhead’s COVID ‘yellow zone’ restrictions take effect today

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Some new restrictions on businesses, houses of worship and social gatherings take effect today in the Riverhead 'precautionary yellow zone' focus area.
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State DEC: Riverhead’s EPCAL subdivision application still incomplete

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The State DEC has again sent the Town of Riverhead back to the drawing board on its EPCAL subdivision plan.

State releases map for Riverhead & Hampton Bays micro-cluster zones

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The Riverhead micro-cluster zone takes in the central portion of the Riverhead hamlet south of Sound Avenue, principally between Horton Avenue on the west and Cross River Drive on the east. The zone juts west south of Middle Road between Osborn Avenue and Mill Road. The Riverhead yellow zone also takes in part of Northampton, Riverside and part of Flanders in the Town of Southampton.

More schools in Riverhead temporarily move to remote-only instruction after 13 new COVID cases reported

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Riverhead High School and Riley Avenue Elementary School will move to remote-only instruction beginning Tuesday, following onsite COVID-19 testing conducted in the school district today,

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More schools in Riverhead temporarily move to remote-only instruction after 13...

Riverhead High School and Riley Avenue Elementary School will move to remote-only instruction beginning Tuesday, following onsite COVID-19 testing conducted in the school district today,

Riverhead school district completes first day of COVID testing

A COVID testing site in the Riverhead Central School District tested more than 150 people today — all of them negative as of 3:30 this afternoon.

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