Immigration, Obamacare, travel restrictions to Cuba, and, of course, Donald Trump were some of the issues discussed by incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin and his Democratic opponent, former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne Holst, at a candidate forum sponsored by the North Fork, Riverhead and Mattituck chambers of commerce. READ
Supervisor Sean Walter criticized a proposal to turn land previously used for agriculture into a solar energy project during Thursday’s Town Board work session. READ
In an election cycle where the size of one candidate’s hands and the pantsuits of the other are discussed as frequently — if not more — than issues facing the country, it can be difficult for people to figure out what to prioritize when it comes to casting their vote.
The Riverhead Town Board has schedule a public hearing on a proposal to reduce the speed limit on Sound Shore Road in Northville from 35 mph to 30 mph.
Sitting in a giant circle, the guests and members of the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force spent Monday evening discussing topics as diverse as the group itself.
A proposal to give the Town Board approval power over subdivision applications at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, parts of downtown Riverhead and Railroad Avenue drew only one speaker during a public hearing Tuesday. READ
A public hearing on a plan to pierce the state tax cap in Riverhead Town’s 2017 budget would surely generate some feedback, right?
This year’s First Congressional District candidates both agree more needs to be done to protect the area’s natural resources, but how the Environmental Protection Agency goes about making that happen is where they disagree.