State OKs marijuana home-grow rules and begins issuing retail licenses outside of ‘justice-involved’ program
Rules allowing adult New Yorkers to grown their own marijuana for personal use were approved by the state on Friday. The state also approved the first non-conditional retail licenses. Riverhead, meanwhile, will hold a public hearing Wednesday on zoning code changes aimed at easing restrictions on where retail cannabis shops and lounges can be located.
Riverhead Town has released a preliminary draft of the comprehensive plan update document prepared by BFJ Planning. View or download it here. Comment period ends March 15.
The New York State Nurses Association has reached a tentative contract agreement with Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health, the union announced in a press release this afternoon.
An array of local talent from captivating dance and vocal performances, to compelling student artwork and words of inspiration from local school and community leaders, highlighted Riverhead Central School District's 15th Annual Black History Month Celebration last night at Riverhead High School. Photo gallery.
Crime fell, arrests and arraignments rose, and town code summonses jumped by more than 60% in 2023 , Riverhead Police data...
Crimes reported by the Riverhead Police Department in 2023 declined 11% from2022, while arrests rose 19% year-over-year and the number of arraignments grew by 14%, according to year-end statistics released by the Chief of Police last month.
Bands of heavy snow began moving across the region late this morning, producing snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour, according to the National Weather Service in Upton. See photos from around Riverhead.
Starring Michael B. Jordan as attorney Bryan Stevenson and Jamie Foxx as death row inmate Walter McMillian, the 2019 film, based on Stevenson's memoir, is a powerful depiction of systemic racism in the American justice system.
Updated -Tuesday at 6:15 a.m.: Coastal low tracking more to south than was forecast, reducing total snow accumulations expected to 5-8 inches. Winter storm warning remains in effect.