Riverhead Town Tax Assessor and Republican Committee chairman Mason Haas has sued Riverhead Town over its recently passed ethics law, accusing Town Board members and Supervisor Sean Walter of targeting him as political retribution. READ
The dilapidated former Court House Restaurant on Griffing Avenue and Railroad Street, which has been vacant for more than 15 years, won’t be coming down until at least the end of September, officials said at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. READ
Clarification: Dr. Campisi said on Thursday, Sept. 3 that no pizzeria is planned next to his dentist’s office. The variance will permit an extension to the existing building as well as a paved parking lot, which will permit current clients with disabilities the opportunity for easier access into the dentistry.
Original story: A Wading River dentist is planning to construct an addition to his office, but more teeth cleanings aren’t in the cards.
An impromptu radio challenge has resulted in a debate being scheduled for Wednesday morning between Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Supervisor Sean Walter, who are running against each other in a Republican primary for supervisor on Sept. 10. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss a possible moratorium on medical marijuana treatment centers, such as the one proposed in the former Blockbuster Video site on Route 58, at its work session on Thursday morning. READ
The Riverhead school board voted Tuesday night to accept a $10,000 donation from Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio — a payment in lieu of property taxes that were never assessed to her over the course of several years after improvements had been done to her Baiting Hollow home without proper permits. READ
The head of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society wants Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter to recuse himself from voting on Kent Animal Shelter’s waiver application before the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, of which the supervisor is a voting member. READ
A proposed 48-unit affordable apartment complex on West Main Street will be reduced in size to comply with a request from the Riverhead Fire District to retain access behind the building. READ