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Nursing home coronavirus infections came from workforce, not hospital admissions, N.Y. State health department says

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The report released Monday concludes that infections among nursing home staff and transmission of the virus from staff to residents played the predominant role in the spread of the virus and fatalities among nursing home residents — not hospital admissions.

Governor sets July 28 school budget revote date

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The governor's executive order scheduling the July 28 revote date was issued Friday evening on a holiday weekend and gives school districts until Tuesday to mail out postcard notices of the election and budget hearing date to all residents

Here’s how to watch and participate in Tuesday’s town board and CDA meetings

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Here's how you can access the Riverhead Town Board and CDA meetings by Zoom on Tuesday, plus a rundown of public hearings on the agenda.

With new infection and fatality numbers down, Long Island is set to enter Phase Four on Wednesday

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Reopening progress on Long Island has not resulted in a spike in any of the indicators public health officials continue to closely monitor. The region’s coronavirus infection numbers continue to look good, with a .8% infection rate yesterday and is set to enter Phase Four Wednesday.

Bail reform rollbacks take effect

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A rollback of controversial changes to State Criminal Procedure Law took effect on Thursday, restoring discretion in trial court judges to impose cash bail in a wider variety of criminal cases.

We hold these truths to be self-evident…

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Full text of the Declaration of Independence from the National Archives

State DEC directs cleanup of Reeves Beach vehicle fire site

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After a citizen reported Sunday's vehicle fire to the State DEC spill response hotline Sunday night, a state investigator directed the town to have about five cubic yards of contaminated material removed from the beach.

A vision for the future of Main Street: what the planned town square might look like

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Check out these 19 architect's renderings showing possible versions of a town square connecting Main Street to the riverfront.

Riverhead to implement immediate, mandatory water conservation measures

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Riverhead Water District customers will be required to adhere to an odd/even day schedule for irrigation and No watering will be permitted between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. or between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. every day.

Riverhead Town strikes deal to buy three Main Street buildings for $4.85 million

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The town has negotiated the purchase of 117 East Main Street, and 121 East Main Street and a six-month option to purchase 127 East Main Street, according to a resolution to be taken up at Tuesday's Community Development Agency meeting.
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