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05/16/18 5:55am
05/16/2018 5:55 AM

Riverhead Town’s ethics board has asked the Town Board if the attorney assigned to it should be an outside legal counsel rather than a someone from the town attorney’s office, as is the case now. 

At issue is whether the town attorney’s office should recuse itself in cases involving an ethics complaint against a Town Board. READ

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01/22/18 12:21pm
01/22/2018 12:21 PM

The Riverhead Town Board is hoping to reduce the price for completing the bike path at Enterprise Park at Calverton — formally known as the EPCAL bicycle path/Vietnam Memorial Trail. The board is issuing a request for proposals to do the job instead of using a contractor off of a New York contract.  READ

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01/05/18 3:38pm
01/05/2018 3:38 PM

So much for everybody getting along.

Just two days after an inauguration ceremony where newly sworn-in Riverhead Town Board members of both parties said how they felt they could all work together, the board had its first debate along party lines on Wednesday. (more…)

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01/01/18 4:31pm
01/01/2018 4:31 PM

In trying to decide what to say at her inauguration speech Monday, newly sworn-in Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith said she kept coming back to a 2014 commencement speech given by Naval Admiral William McRaven at the University of Texas at Austin. READ

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12/18/17 3:38pm
12/18/2017 3:38 PM

A majority of the Riverhead Town Board now plans to vote in favor of scheduling a “qualified and eligible sponsor” hearing for Luminati Aerospace, which is seeking to buy approximately 1,700 acres of land from the town at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million. READ

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11/29/17 3:01pm
11/29/2017 3:01 PM

Riverhead Town’s attorneys are asking for a 10-day extension to review Luminati Aerospace’s finalized version of a contract to buy more than 1,000 acres of town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million, according to Councilman Tim Hubbard. READ

11/03/17 5:58am
11/03/2017 5:58 AM

Riverhead voters face a difficult yet encouraging choice at the ballots in deciding among the candidates for Riverhead Town Board. The four candidates vying for two seats each bring a different area of expertise to the table. Business? Check. Education? Check. Farming? Check. Contract negotiations? Check.

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