The racist Facebook rant posted late Sunday by Dianne Kozakiewicz sparked a renewed dialogue about race relations in Riverhead Town, where about 20 people, mostly African-American, spoke Monday night at the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force meeting.
Riverhead Town officials are exploring the possibility of establishing a Payment in Lieu of Parking Program — or PILOPP —as a way to create more parking.
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.
Riverhead Republicans continue to outpace Democrats in spending ahead of November’s election.
Since January, GOP candidates have outspent their opponents by more than three times, according to the most recent campaign disclosure files available from the state Board of Elections.
Riverhead Town Highway Superintendent George Woodson says he will sue the Town Board whether it pays for his legal fees or not. READ
Parking tickets may soon go hi-tech in Riverhead Town. READ
Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is urging the town’s transportation commission to reconsider a proposal to establish a weight limit on Peconic Bay Boulevard.
The Riverhead Town Board’s work session last Thursday was streamed live on the town website, and officials say they’ll continue to stream work sessions and regular Town Board meetings.