“Basically, nothing much as changed in the last two years.”
That’s how Democratic supervisor candidate Laura Jens-Smith described downtown Riverhead after she and her running mates, Catherine Kent and Michele Lynch, led the media on a “walking tour” of the area last week. READ
Amid the pomp and circumstance of Friday’s grand reopening of a hangar at Luminati Aerospace’s Calverton facility — an event that featured bold assertions, a former astronaut on hand and the usual lineup of politicians — a nagging question hung over the site where Grumman once built F-14 jets. READ
The Town Board unanimously appointed Eric Howard as deputy town attorney, filling the position formerly held by Dawn Thomas, who now heads of the town’s Community Development Agency.
Developers of new downtown Riverhead apartment buildings could soon be required to pay a fee if they don’t provide enough parking.
Riverhead hopes to join the ranks of Southold, Brookhaven and other Long Island municipalities that have earned the title “Clean Energy Community.” READ
Riverhead will again vie for a $10 million Long Island Downtown Revitalization grant, but this year the town will agree to apply along with Southampton Town for a better chance at the state funds. READ
There were no surprises Tuesday evening as the Riverhead Democratic Committee selected its slate of candidates in this fall’s town election. READ
Riverhead Town had proposed a settlement in the lawsuits it filed against several Wading River property owners who leased out their land for illegal short-term rentals, but that proposed settlement has been withdrawn, officials said.