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Three hearings on controversial topics are on the Riverhead Town Board’s agenda Tuesday night

The town board will hear public comments on three proposed changes to the Riverhead Town Code at Tuesday night's meeting. All three involve topics that have sparked controversy in the local community: gun shops & shooting ranges; drive-through windows in Wading River; and food waste-to-energy facilities.

Firearms dealer looking to open in Riverhead is author of blog disparaging Jews, Black people and praising founder of Proud...

A principal in the firearms business looking to open on Elton Street in Riverhead authored a blog for several years in which he espoused views accusing Jews of controlling Congress, posted racist opinions of Black people and pitched a fundraising effort for a Proud Boys member's legal defense after he'd been convicted of stabbing another man during a political confrontation.

Niosi Firearms issued stop-work order and code violations for using Elton Street building without permits

The firearms business seeking permission to open at 680 Elton Street has been hit with a stop-work order and code violations charging the company with occupying and using the premises without permits.

Police: Three men charged with stealing guns from site of proposed Elton Street firearm facility

Riverhead Police have charged three men with burglary after they allegedly stole guns, ammunition, apparel and accessories from 680 Elton Street, where a firearm range and a gun shop is proposed.

Elton St. firearms hearing tabled, intent for retail gun sales had not been disclosed & application to be amended, planner says;...

Riverhead planner Greg Bergman said the planning department and planning board had not been initially aware that the applicant, Niosi Firearms, planned the retail sale of firearms at the 680 Elton Street site. The application will have to be amended, he said.

Hearing set on site plan and change of use for former Truetech building, where shooting range and gun sales are planned

The Riverhead Planning Board will hear from the public Thursday on a proposed site plan and change-of-use application for the former Truetech building, which is set to house a firearms facility, HVAC supply warehouse and distribution operation, and offices.