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Downtown draws a crowd

  {besps}cssgallery/news/downtown{/besps}   One thing was clear, just from the huge turnout: the Riverhead community cares deeply about the future of downtown Riverhead. That...

Solar carport coming to county center

  The county center in Riverside will soon be generating electricity. The site is one of seven in Suffolk County that will host new...

Riverhead teen recovering after car accident

Spencer Shea of Riverhead is in stable condition at Stony Brook University Hospital, recovering after being critically injured in a serious auto accident on...

History of the Iron Pier in Northville

The "Iron Pier" at Luce's Landing in Northville, where the Iron Pier town beach is located today, was built in 1900 by local farmers...

Icon of a bygone era, farm supply building faces wrecking ball

  Wrecking crews have begun taking down the buildings at the old Rolle Brothers site on Route 58, where a new commercial development is...

Will Riverhead have enough water?


The aging and "neglected" infrastructure of the Riverhead water district will get an overhaul, Supervisor Sean Walter announced this week. He has assigned special projects manager David Cullen to work with water district superintendent Gary Pendzick to develop and implement an improvement plan to help meet the town's ever-increasing public water demands, especially in the peak summer months.


School Board notes

  {becssg}cssgallery/schools/0126_BOE_meeting{/becssg}   Riverhead Central School District architects answered residents' questions about the planned facilities upgrade and expansion at the Riverhead school board meeting...