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Riverhead police report: October 2019

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Riverhead Police made 76 arrests in October, responding to 2,607 calls, including reports of 133 criminal incidents and 188 motor vehicle accidents.

Southampton councilman is latest entry into State Senate race

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The Sag Harbor native had a 30-year career in the Center Moriches school system and served on the Southampton Town ZBA and the Sag Harbor school board before his election to the Southampton Town Board in 2017.

College student, 19, announces run for State Senate

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Skyler Johnson (D-Mount Sinai) wants a chance to challenge State Senate's longest-serving member, Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), who was first elected in 1976.

Weekly roundup: Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

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Thursday is the Great American Smokeout. If you smoke, this is your day. Here's why, from firsthand experience — plus, a rundown of what's happening in Riverhead this week.

New 7-Eleven on West Main Street gains preliminary site plan approval

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Planning board approves preliminary site plan but tells 7-Eleven developer to "tone down" colors of stripes on signage for proposed West Main Street store.

Third accuser charges abuse allegations at Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

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Man who was placed at the Riverhead facility as a child in 1994 says in court papers he was beaten and raped by older boys and his complaints were ignored

Riverhead elementary school principal and teacher reassigned pending personnel investigation

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The principal of Pulaski Street Elementary School and a teacher there have been administratively reassigned pending personnel investigations,

Assessing our downtown: residents weigh in at community forum

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More than 80 people turned out for a planning forum on the future of downtown Riverhead Nov. 14. They made lists of downtown's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Tempers flare at special meeting called to pass solar farm resolution, then board tables it

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During a special meeting marred by confusion and much contention, the town board decided to table a resolution that would end environmental review of a new 22.9-megawatt solar farm in Calverton.

Riverhead officials urge residents to participate in downtown design process

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Town officials to public :Please, please, please come to the community forum on downtown design Thursday evening.
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