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Local farm community expresses concerns about proposed parking ban on Sound Avenue

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A representative of the Long Island Farm Bureau and individual farmers raised concerns about a proposed code revision that would ban parking on both sides of Sound Avenue for the whole of its 13-mile length in the Town of Riverhead.

Second Latin Music Festival planned for June 12 nixed by Riverhead Town Board

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The Riverhead Town Board gave a unanimous thumbs-down to the application to hold a second "Latin Music Festival" at the 4-H Camp June 12.

Town board meetings will ‘permanently’ have virtual participation, Aguiar says

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Riverhead Town Board meetings will “permanently” have virtual participation, Supervisor Yvette Aguiar announced during Thursday's work session.

Court-appointed special master released redistricting maps. Here’s how they change local congressional and state senate districts

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Under the special master's proposal N.Y.'s First Congressional District would no longer snake into Babylon and eastern Nassau and the First Senate District would extend west into Stony Brook, but shed much of eastern Brookhaven Town.

Downtown pattern book code amendments put on hold after business committee raises objections

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It's back to the drawing board for proposed zoning amendments that would implement the design guidelines of the downtown pattern book.

Riverhead officials ponder allowing drive-thru restaurants, coffee shops & cafés in Wading River

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The town board is considering eliminating the town's longtime ban against drive-thru restaurants on Route 25A in Wading River.

Four businesses, including restaurants and ‘selfie studio,’ planned for Riverview Lofts

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Four would-to-be tenants for the ground floor space of Riverview Lofts presented their businesses to the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency, including a “selfie studio," a Mexican restaurant, a new ice cream shop with a Mexican flair and a fitness studio.

Riverhead and Suffolk County Water Authority will work together to bring public water to Manorville, under preliminary agreement discussed yesterday

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Under a preliminary agreement discussed "in broad strokes" yesterday, the water authority would install about 3,000 feet of water main and serve 64 homes in the Town of Riverhead from the SCWA system.

Judge refuses to shut down outdoor events at Dimon Estate while lawsuit moves forward

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Outdoor weddings can continue this year at the Manor Lane restaurant that has been a magnet for noise complaints by irate neighbors and the subject of ongoing legal disputes with the Town of Riverhead. A State Supreme Court judge last week refused to impose a preliminary injunction against outdoor events, outdoor catering and the use of tents at the Dimon Estate in Jamesport.

Vocal residents ask board to adopt pattern book code; new parking code needs more work, committee members say

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Residents urged the town board to codify the already-adopted downtown pattern book into law, while parking district committee members asked the board to tap the brakes on a proposed new parking code that would mandate off-street parking or payments in lieu of parking for new residential development.
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