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Oktoberfest, fireworks and more: this year’s special events in downtown Riverhead

Fireworks will illuminate the downtown sky again this summer and an Oktoberfest celebration will be added to the downtown Riverhead roster of events this year.

Let your voice be heard about the future of downtown Riverhead

Councilwoman Catherine Kent urges all residents to attend the second downtown forum Thursday evening and complete the online survey about the future of downtown.

What’s the future of downtown Riverhead? Tell the town what you think in this online survey

The 26-question anonymous survey will be used to inform planning decisions for future downtown development.

Assessing our downtown: residents weigh in at community forum

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.

Riverhead police charge two men in knifepoint robbery Thursday

Two men were arrested for beating and robbing another man at knifepoint yesterday in downtown Riverhead, police said.
A majority of the Riverhead Town Board is agreeable to a builder's request to change the zoning of the former firehouse on Second Street to allow many more commercial uses. (Photo: Denise Civiletti)

Montauk Distilling Co. eyes production facility and tasting room at Second Street firehouse

The small-batch distillery will produce bourbon, vodka, gin and rum at the 3,800-square-foot space on Second Street, where it will also site a tasting room.

Here’s the lineup of downtown Riverhead’s Halloween Fest events

Downtown Riverhead is getting ready for its annual Halloween-themed weekend of “spooktacular” events, including trick-or-treating, coffin races, the Halloween parade, and more.

Michelangelo’s opens with soft launch

The new Italian restaurant and pizzeria is conducting a soft opening this week, which the owners hope to keep low-key while they are training staff members.

Two men charged in knifepoint robbery in Grangebel Park yesterday afternoon

Responding officers located the two suspects in the mid-afternoon knifepoint robbery at the bus stop outside the county center.

Cardboard Boat Races set for Aug. 10

The ninth edition of the zany popular event takes place Saturday Aug. 10 on the Peconic Riverfront in Downtown Riverhead
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