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Hearing on qualifications of developer proposing $117M project near Riverhead railroad station will take place Tuesday evening

Is the joint venture between developers RXR Realty and Georgica Green Ventures a 'qualified and eligible sponsor' to purchase the properties near the railroad station for their $117 million transit-oriented development project? The Riverhead Town Board will hold a hearing Tuesday evening to get public input.

Elaine C. Olsen, 97

Elaine C. Olsen of Riverhead died Sept. 21, 2022 at C.the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She was 97...

Air cargo logistics hub in Calverton planned by Triple Five affiliate to enhance package delivery services on Long Island

The Calverton Enterprise Park will fill the need for a regional air cargo logistics hub on Long Island, representatives of Calverton Agency & Technology told the Riverhead IDA in a presentation last night.

Planning Riverhead’s future: Town Board, hoping to reboot comp plan update, calls two consulting firms for second meeting next week

The appointment of a new planning firm to take on Riverhead's long-stalled comprehensive plan project could come as soon as the next town board meeting, officials said, if board members reach a consensus after interviewing two "finalists" at next week's work session.

Group that runs indoor farmers market in Riverhead unveils plans for multimillion dollar ‘food hub’ at the site

The East End Food Institute, which runs the indoor farmers market in Riverhead, has unveiled an ambitious multimillion dollar plan to develop a centralized food processing and distribution facility at its Main Road site.

Residents demand closer scrutiny for Riverhead Logistics Center, especially traffic impacts

Local residents are demanding closer scrutiny of impacts, especially truck traffic, from the proposed Riverhead Logistics Center on the west end of Middle Road in Calverton. The developer's scope of review is not adequate they told the Planning Board.

Riverhead supervisor denies town’s IDA grants property tax abatements: ‘As they build, they pay taxes,’ Aguiar tells civic group

In response to a resident's question during a civic association meeting Saturday, Supervisor Yvette Aguiar told a downtown civic group that the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency does not grant property tax abatements. New developments are taxes as construction is completed, she said.

Hallockville hosts its 41st annual country fair

There was plenty of old-fashioned fun this weekend at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, which hosted its 41st Country Fair and craft show. Photos,

‘BlackCat’ group claims responsibility for ransomware attack on Suffolk County, begins publishing stolen documents on dark web

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone tonight confirmed that “(i)nformation posted yesterday on the dark web indicates a threat actor has claimed responsibility for the current cyber incident in Suffolk County.”
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Bow-hunting lottery set for Monday evening at Riverhead Town Hall

The annual lottery for the upcoming bow-hunting season for deer will be held at Riverhead Town Hall on Monday evening at 6 p.m.