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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website. Email Denise.

Photos: Riverhead High School 2018 commencement exercises

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Riverhead High School’s commencement exercise for the first crop of graduates born in the 21st century took place this morning in the high school gymnasium. An overflow crowd packed the auditorium to capacity to watch the event remotely.

Riverhead native, Judge Thomas Stark, honored by Suffolk County courts

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The life of Riverhead native son, World War II veteran and noted jurist Thomas Stark was celebrated yesterday in a ceremony at the State Supreme Court, where family, friends and colleagues gathered for an unveiling of his official portrait.

Supervisor: Riverhead railroad station in line for another makeover by MTA

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The MTA has committed to cleaning up the appearance of the Riverhead railroad station and will again actively seek a tenant for the long-closed ticket office. The town is seeking volunteers for a clean-up and planting day at the station and has again asked Suffolk County to relocate the bus stop away from the building.

So close and yet so far: Movie theater plan at former Walmart site on the skids

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The owner of the property was not able to negotiate a deal with Regal Cinemas, according to an attorney for the owner.

Happy Birthday June 21

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Residents voice opposition to biofuel plan by United Riverhead Terminal

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The operator of the oil storage and distribution facility in Northville seeks permission to build six biofuel storage tanks with a collective capacity of 108,000 gallons, for blending with heating oil and diesel fuel.

Workers moved out of county building on Griffing Avenue over air quality concerns

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The county office building on Griffing Avenue has been largely vacated due to recurring complaints by workers over the past year of headaches, dizziness and nausea.

Town pulls the plug on riverfront trash corral approved in 2012

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The Riverhead Town Board last night voted to rescind a 2012 agreement that allowed a handful of downtown businesses to place trash containers in a town-owned parking lot on the Peconic Riverfront. The businesses have 15 days to have the containers removed.

Pine Barrens, politics and the plan that launched a thousand schemes

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As Riverhead moved ahead with developing a master plan for the redevelopment of the Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, the debate about protecting the L.I. Central Pine Barrens boiled over

‘You gotta have art’: Hopes for downtown revitalization still pinned on the arts

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Riverhead has looked to the arts as an impetus for downtown revitalization off and on since the 1990s. Will the arts be the spark-plug that jump-starts revitalization this time around?
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