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National Weather Service warning: ‘a life-threatening, potentially historic winter storm’ to impact East End

Local officials prepare for blizzard: up to two feet of snow, frigid temperatures and wind gusts of more than 50 MPH forecast for late today through Tuesday.

Hearing on status of Riverhead’s private roads packs town hall meeting room; residents question need for changes

Dozens of residents who want the town to continue plowing the private roads they live on gave the town board an earful during a...

National Weather Service: Coastal low may bring Thanksgiving snow storm

The National Weather Service is tracking a developing coastal low expected to pass near the 40/70 benchmark Wednesday night, which could mean 'warning level' snowfall across the region.
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After debate, accord reached: Riverhead will plow private roads

Riverhead will pursue legislation to allow the highway department to plow private roads without assuming broader responsibilities for maintenance and repairs.

State issues permit for Riverhead’s Manor Lane sand mine

Three years and $40,000 later, the Riverhead Highway Department is removing sand again from its site on Manor Lane in Jamesport. "I finally got my...

Plowing private roads: constituent service or unconstitutional expenditure?

Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter blasted Highway Superintendent George Woodson for telling residents the highway department will no longer plow private roads, which Walter says the town must continue to do.