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Town board wrap: upcoming public hearings plus actions taken at last week’s board meeting

The Town Board set upcoming public hearings on extending the commercial solar moratorium for another year, proposed rules for marijuana retail shops and lounges in the town and more.

Civic invites public to ‘informal conversation’ with Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar will be the guest of the Heart of Riverhead Civic Association at its meeting on Saturday at Riverhead...

Calverton Aviation & Technology IDA benefits application for development at EPCAL site is released

The joint IDA benefits application of Calverton Aviation & Technology and the Riverhead Community Development Agency for the development of the Calverton Enterprise Park has been made public by the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency.

County IT systems crippled, with websites, email down, five days after discovery of cyberattack

Suffolk County’s information technology systems are still crippled due to a cyberattack having 'the hallmarks of ransomware' that county officials became aware of on Sept. 8.

Suffolk Police to hold vehicle auction Saturday

The Suffolk County Police Department will host a vehicle auction on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the department’s impound yard in Westhampton.

New pests take a huge toll on local trees

Ash trees are not expected to survive the infestation of the invasive emerald ash borer, while southern pine beetles are devastating pines in Suffolk, and spotted lanternfly infestations, now moving east in Suffolk, pose a threat to vineyards.

The fish were biting for Riverhead’s 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday: photos

Kids and adults of all ages participated in Riverhead's 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday, hoping to hook the biggest fish and take home a trophy and a new fishing rod and reel. Photos.

Riverhead remembers two local heroes who lost their lives trying to save others on Sept. 11, 2001

The Riverhead community marked the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a candlelight walk and a remembrance service at the 9-11 Memorial Park on Sound Avenue.

Riverhead planning department pitches code revision to allow warehouse developers to ‘buy’ extra building height

Riverhead planners have proposed an amendment to the town’s transfer of development rights code that would create a major new receiving area for development rights transferred from agricultural land in the town.

Ceremony to take place in Riverhead this evening at the 9-11 Memorial Park on Sound Avenue

The Reeves Park community will mark the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attack that claimed more than 3,000 lives on Sept. 11, 2001 with a candlelight procession on Park Road/Thomas Kelly Memorial Drive and memorial service at the 9-11 Memorial Park this evening beginning at 6:15 p.m.