Open spaces, quiet hamlets, family farms and leafy neighborhoods are North Fork treasures we cannot afford  to take for granted. Riverhead’s rural character and quality of life are being eroded by the spread of excessive development and uses into places  where they don’t belong. We believe we can and must protect these precious commodities before they are lost forever.

Our best defense is an engaged and educated public that cares. Please read, think, learn and act!!

Appeal Denied!

New LI State Park!

Take Action

The Riverhead Zoning Board has denied a proposed project by United Riverhead Terminal to install a 1.4 MW fuel cell plant at the Northville site. Read more about the proposed project  by clicking on the blue box below.

Jamesport Commons and DiNoto property. The County Legislature voted to approve the appraised values for the purchase of development rights for the rear portion and for outright purchase (for parkland) of the front piece. Legislator Al Krupski's office said an offer has now been made and accepted by the owner.  Click here for more background, 


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Tax Breaks for Restoration of Houses in Historical Districts. Click here for more information.


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Grapes and Greens.  The owner
has approval to build a cider processing facility, tasting room, and store.


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Coverdale development.  This development could lead to higher taxes because of the tax-exempt status.


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7-Eleven in Aquebogue.  The court case continues and the Town has hired a contract attorney and filed a motion for appeal.

News & Updates

This list details upcoming issues that would benefit from your participation:


  • Concerned about potential housing development at the EPCAL site? Here is a template letter you can use to send to the Riverhead Town Board Click here to read more.
  • Gendot Middle Road. This project to build 16 retirement housing units on 3.67 acres.
  • Broad Cove.  This is a very large development proposed on the former Boad Cove Duck Farm

EPCAL: Hearing!!!

Come to the Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Town Board meeting at 7PM to join the local civics to make your voices heard on Housing at EPCAL! The time for us to TAKE ACTION is NOW. Click on the blue box below to read more on the latest new on  EPCAL....

NYS Assemblyman Steve Englebright has proposed the Suffolk County's Shoreham-Wading River Forest situated on over 800 acres of woodland, wetland and shoreline be considered for adoption as a New York State Park.

On Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7PM in Town Hall, the Zoning Board released their decision on DC Industries' appeal for a change of use to the Rural Corridor zoning to allow a retail wine store and wine bar for the RLC property at Main Road and Tuthill Lane in Jamesport.

Contact RNPC


E-mail: RiverheadNPC@optonline.net
Mail: RNPC, Box  413, Jamesport, NY 11947. 
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Fuel Cell  Denied !