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

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

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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

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