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Real estate transfers: March 17, 2023

Transfers of real estate in the Town of Riverhead and selected hamlets in the Town of Southampton reported by Suffolk Vision Inc. on March 17, 2023.

Taking aim at nitrogen, state lawmakers advance Suffolk sales tax hike to fund water quality projects

State legislators passed budget resolutions last week that would establish a countywide wastewater management district in Suffolk and authorize a 1/8% county sales tax to fund water quality improvement projects to reduce nitrogen discharges to groundwater from septic systems.

North Fork Chocolate Company opens Monday on East Main Street

North Fork Chocolate Company will open its new East Main Street eatery Monday morning, offering decadent desserts, waffles and freshly made lunch foods.

Victoria’s Helado, frozen delights with a Latin flair, now open in downtown Riverhead

The family-owned frozen dessert shop will feature frozen yogurt, Granizadas (shaved ice with fresh fruit syrup), mangoniadas, fresh con crema, smoothies, and more.

Riverhead lands $5 million in grants to connect homes in Manorville and Calverton to public water

Riverhead has been awarded more than $3.8 million in grant funding for the extension of public water to 64 homes Manorville area, and a separate $1.2 million grant to extend public water to homes on Forge Road in Calverton.

Building construction at Mattituck marina will require 4,500 hauler truck trips through Riverhead to remove excavated soils

Southold Town is studying the potential adverse impacts of a controversial proposal to build two large storage buildings at Strong’s Yacht Center on Mattituck Inlet that will require the transit of 135,000 cubic yards of excavated materials by tractor-trailers through the Town of Riverhead.

Federal environmental agency proposes national drinking water standards for PFAS

The federal Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed drinking water standard for PFOA and PFOS of 4 parts per trillion, considered the lowest level at which they can be reliably measured. The proposal is "a game-changer," said environmental activist Adrienne Esposito.

County social services agency operating out of temporary space while new offices on Route 58 are renovated

The Riverhead office of Suffolk County’s Department of Social Services is operating out of temporary quarters at the county center in Riverside, likely until summertime, when its new offices on Route 58 will be ready for occupancy.

Developer of major Calverton industrial complex modifies site plan as it nears end of town’s review and approval process

HK Ventures has modified its proposal to reduce the extent of the variances it needs for its 412,659-square-foot industrial complex on a 30-acre site in Calverton.

Informational meeting set for Manorville residents about status of public water extensions

A community information meeting on the status of a public water extension to serve homes in the Manorville area will take place on Wednesday, March 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Manorville Fire Department, according to an announcement by the water authority.