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New York expands coronavirus testing criteria to include protesters

New York has expanded coronavirus testing criteria to include all protesters who attended recent events, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. He urged everyone who has attended a protest to get a test. He said they have a “civic duty” to get tested.

With ‘Phase Two’ less than a week away, here’s what to expect on Long Island

In less than a week, you’ll be able to get that long-overdue haircut, shop for new clothes, shoes and cars, go out to dinner at a local restaurant or sip a glass of local wine at one of the North Fork’s vineyards.

Let’s Talk Race: Live online discussion series to begin Friday evening

RiverheadLOCAL will host a series of online conversations about race and diversity in Riverhead. The talks, which begin Friday evening, June 5, will be streamed live on this website and on the RiverheadLOCAL Facebook page.

Town board wrap-up: June 2

Here's a rundown of the actions taken by the Riverhead Town Board at its meeting on June 2, 2020.

Here’s your second chance to weigh in on the future of downtown Riverhead

Topics include the design and location of a town square to enhanced pedestrian safety, building heights and architectural styles. The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes and will be open until June 15 at 5 p.m.

Outdoor dining will be allowed in Phase Two of reopening, Cuomo says

Outdoor dining at restaurants will be permitted in Phase Two of reopening, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today. Long Island is on track to enter Phase Two next Wednesday.

Opponents of EPCAL sale press town board to pull the plug on the deal

Opponents of the EPCAL land deal with an affiliate of Triple Five group urged the town board to cancel its contract..

Town Board to allow live public comments during today’s meeting via Zoom

For the first time since the coronavirus closed Riverhead Town Hall to the public and discontinued in-person public attendance at town meetings, the Riverhead Town Board will take live public comments via the Zoom conferencing platform during its meeting this afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Riverhead library cancels budget vote

The library will operate under its current budget for the next fiscal year, which runs from July 1 through June 30, 2021.

Riverhead DMV office, still closed due to COVID-19, is handling certain transactions by mail and drop-box

Beginning today, the Riverhead DMV office is processing registrations and certain other transactions by mail. Beginning Thursday, June 4, the office will accept transactions through a secure drop box there. Drop box services will be available during regular office hours, Monday through Saturday.
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