Government Riverhead Top Stories

Riverhead School Boosters Oppose Comp Plan Provision for Charter School, Environmental Hearing to be Held Next Week

After hearing more than two hours of testimony Monday evening on a final draft of its Comprehensive Plan Update, mostly from residents opposed to a recommendation that would allow private schools in industrial zones, the Riverhead Town Board will accept written comments on the plan through June 10. Town Supervisor Tim Hubbard told the crowd that filled the room that a separate public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for
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This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.21.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting areas of fog before 10 a.m. today, with otherwise, mostly cloudy skies gradually becoming sunny, with a high temperature near 68 degrees and a light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 73 and Thursday will be partly sunny, with
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This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.20.24

Pictured Above: The brand new Greenport Farmers Market packed Mitchell Park Friday afternoon from 3 to 6:30 p.m. — they'll be back in the park every Friday through Oct. 11. Good Morning! • We're expecting cloudy skies through mid morning, gradually clearing, with a high temperature near 71 degrees and a northeast wind around 7 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with
Peconic Baykeeper Director of Outreach Alexa Annunziata and Baykeeper Pete Topping install a station at the New Suffolk Waterfront
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Baykeeper Launches Community Project to Document Peconic Bay Shoreline

Pictured Above: Peconic Baykeeper Director of Outreach Alexa Annunziata and Baykeeper Pete Topping install a station at the New Suffolk Waterfront If you happen to wander along the coastline alongside the Peconic Estuary this summer, you may stumble upon a wooden post with a cradle for your cell phone urging you to snap a quick photo of the coast and email it to a website called chronolog. That photo will
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Riverhead To Hold Final Comp Plan Public Hearing Monday

This coming Monday, May 20, is the last chance the public will have to weigh in in person on Riverhead Town’s Comprehensive Plan Update before it is finalized. The final draft of the Comprehensive Plan Update released April 25, available online here, includes several changes to a draft document released in March.  The Comprehensive Plan Update process began in 2020, and suffered several setbacks during the Covid-19 pandemic that eventually
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North Fork Arts Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting

The North Fork Arts Center, a new community non-profit working to revitalize the former Greenport Theater, held a ribbon cutting celebration on Thursday, May 16, ahead of what it is anticipating will be a busy summer season. The ceremony was held in the midst of an intensive three-week residency at the theater by the Brooklyn Ballet, which has been hosting programs for North Fork schools all week in anticipation of
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This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.17.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting patchy drizzle before 9 a.m. today, with partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 70 degrees, with a northeast wind around 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 65, and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 68. • The Southampton Town Board has scheduled
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This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.16.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting showers today, mainly before 2 p.m., with cloudy skies and a high temperature near 62 degrees, with a northeast wind 15 to 17 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. There's a 30 percent chance of overnight showers, with a low around 52. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high
East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation
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“Skip the Stuff” Movement Gains Momentum

Pictured Above: East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15, 2023 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation With the April 19 passage of an East Hampton Village "Skip the Stuff" law phasing in a requirement for village restaurants to refrain from automatically giving out disposable cutlery and condiments, the Suffolk County Legislature