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Suffolk Theater scrambling to book acts, aiming for September reopening

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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