When the owner of Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market applied to Riverhead Town for a special event permit for its annual Garlic Festival in 2014, the town charged the business $192 for police services associated with the event. It was the first time since the festival launched a decade earlier that any such fee had been required.
Supervisor Sean Walter and Councilwoman Jodi Giglio sparred once again over upgrades to the town’s mainframe computer at last Thursday’s Town Board work session.
If representatives of a proposed Calverton addiction treatment center and research site expected smooth sailing through their site plan public hearing Tuesday night, Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter was quick to set them straight.
Riverhead Town will be making a new push into social media with its first social media policy set to be adopted Tuesday. READ
Riverhead Town Board members say they support creating a new $1,000 late fee for fireworks permit applications.
A $230,000 grant intended for community projects in low-income areas should go toward Riverside instead of Hampton Bays, residents of Flanders and Riverside argued to the Southampton Town Board. (more…)
A broken swing for toddlers with metal in its seat, a rusted jungle gym and picnic tables that are covered in mold and falling apart. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin recently lent support to the idea of creating a new drag racing strip somewhere on Long Island, but Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter says it won’t happen at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
And the owner of Riverhead Raceway says he has no plans for a drag strip there, either. READ