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
“Immigration violations are not crimes.”
That was the message delivered by Amol Sinha, director of the Suffolk County chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union, during a presentation at Thursday’s Town Board work session.
The Riverhead Town Board heard a presentation from the town’s anti-bias task force relating to comments made by some Town Board members about immigration enforcement at its work session Thursday. READ
For nearly 15 years, with no success, residents in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have campaigned for their hamlets to receive separate zip codes. READ
Some farmers are voicing their concerns over a plan to encourage more farm stands throughout Riverhead Town. READ
The good news for the Flanders Fire Department is that the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission is close to finalizing a plan to reduce the threat of wildfires in the community.
The bad news? The department’s chief believes the commission is looking to begin its project in the wrong location off Route 104. READ