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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website.

A defining moment for Southold’s agricultural industry

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The Southold Town Board adopted tweaked existing definitions and adopted a dozen more pertaining to agriculture in the town, which accounts for nearly 25 percent of Suffolk County's farmland.

Southold man involved in deadly limo crash takes plea, avoids jail

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Steven Romeo of Southold, the driver of the pickup truck involved in the fatal limousine crash on County Road 48 in Cutchogue, pleaded guilty...

Greenport again ponders North Ferry vehicle surcharge aimed at funding improvements near terminal

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The village board considers writing to county officials to ask that a surcharge be considered when North Ferry next asks for a rate hike.

Zeldin faces largely hostile crowd in ‘community forum’ at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead

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It was a largely hostile crowd that filled the lecture hall at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead where Rep. Lee Zeldin convened the...

Zeldin sets ‘community forum’ Sunday at community college eastern campus

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Rep. Lee Zeldin is inviting constituents to a moderated “community forum” in Riverhead Sunday afternoon on the eastern campus of Suffolk County Community College.

State Police announce entrance exams

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N.Y. State Police will hold a new trooper entrance examination in October. Applications for the exam are now being accepted online. Application deadline: Sept. 1.

Owners of the Old Mill Inn, on the market for sale, won’t reopen this spring

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“I’m of a certain age. It’s getting harder to do it physically. My bandwidth is getting narrower." The managing partner of the Old Mill Inn said in an interview today she is planning to get back to writing.

Orient residents seek help to preserve historic Village Lane church, which is up for sale

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Representatives of the Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association asked the town board to consider supporting the acquisition of the landmark 1835 church, but town officials are reluctant to commit.

LIRR plans to add trains on Greenport branch

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The MTA, which several years ago announced its intention to all but eliminate LIRR service on the North Fork, has reversed course and is committed to funding the extra train service.

Girl Scouts plan to upgrade town’s dog park

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The Scouts will install a two-sided welcome sign at the park to let people know it's there, a pair of benches, welcome mats and recycled plastic bag dispensers.