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Amid controversy over block grant application, local food pantry is left out

Riverhead Town omitted a local church food pantry from its Community Development Block Grant funding application, with board members and community development department staff at odds over the request.

Town finds money for downtown security cameras in unspent federal grant funds

Officials agree this is good news for downtown — but that may be about all they agree on, with a councilman issuing a press release taking credit for securing the funding and the supervisor issuing a press release "correcting" the councilman's announcement.
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Town board wrap: New alcohol policy, farm stand laws and mega-drone company coming to EPCAL

A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.