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Suffolk legislators this week to consider two major land buys in Riverhead, bias-driven false reports to police and zombie homes

by Sep 29, 2020
Suffolk legislative committees will take up resolutions this week to authorize the purchase of 50 acres of farmland on Sound Avenue in Riverhead and 20 acres of open space in Northville. Here's the full committee schedule, with agenda and livestream links.

Riverhead looks to add five East Main Street properties to county priority list for open space acquisition

by Apr 3, 2019
The properties that stretch from the parking lot entrance adjacent to Sunny’s Diner and Grill east to the building next to East End Arts gallery would be targeted for future acquisition.

Riverhead Town seeks volunteers for new environmental advisory committee

by Dec 3, 2018
The new committee will "exchange ideas and implement strategies to form a long-term plan to create a more sustainable and greener community,” Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith said.
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Real estate recovery boosts CPF tax revenues in first 6 months of 2015 — but not in Riverhead, where revenues fall

by Jul 21, 2015
Peconic Bay region community preservation fund revenues are up 5.5 percent in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last...