Local elections in Riverhead have always been a mess of political drama, personal histories, party lines swapped, alliances made and then broken and feuds aired out in the open.
But have we ever had an election so filled with story lines as this year’s town supervisor race?
The Riverhead Republican Committee and its town supervisor candidate, Jodi Giglio, are leading the way in campaign contributions, according to financial disclosure reports filed Oct. 2. READ
No matter what questions were being asked at Thursday’s debate in Jamesport, it seemed the Riverhead Town supervisor candidates couldn’t resist taking shots at each other. (more…)
Using an atypical format for a forum on topics ranging from septic tanks to solar energy and single-use plastic bags, the three candidates for Riverhead Town Supervisor presented their positions on environmental issues Monday night. READ
Tonight’s debate between Riverhead Town Supervisor and Town Justice candidates has been cancelled following the death of Republican candidate Jodi Giglio’s mother. READ
Riverhead Town wasn’t in serious fiscal trouble last year, according to the New York State Comptroller’s Office.
But if the Comptroller’s projections are accurate, that may not last. READ
A state Supreme Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit last week filed by Town Assessor Mason Haas, which sought to overturn a town law enacted earlier this summer that prevented a political party chairman from also holding elective office. READ
The News-Review will host a pair of public debates Monday, Oct. 19, featuring candidates for Riverhead Town supervisor and Town Board.