03/27/14 10:00am
03/27/2014 10:00 AM

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On the heels of a week where Riverhead Town Board members argued about items being discussed in closed caucus meetings instead of open work sessions, this Thursday’s work session agenda is packed full of discussion items, ranging from term limits to the fate of the Second Street firehouse to the downtown farmers market — a total of 13 topics in all.  (more…)

03/27/14 6:00am
NEWS-REVIEW FILE PHOTO | The state Armory building on Route 58.

The state Armory building on Route 58. (Credit: file)

When I ran for Riverhead Town Board last year, I made positive suggestions that I believe might help the board through the embarrassing bickering “Honeymooners” moment it is struggling with now. Currently, the board is mud wrestling over important topics like what to do with the Second Street firehouse, the East Lawn building and the armory on Route 58. The board is in a tizzy over how to provide our town justices a safe environment to try cases and we seem to be back to square one on the animal shelter issue.  (more…)

03/20/14 6:25pm
03/20/2014 6:25 PM

Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter outlined a hand-written vision for the future of the town during Thursday’s work session. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

With support waning from Town Board members on various projects, Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter laid out a lengthy, hand-written “vision for the town” at Thursday’s work session that called for at least a majority of board members to move forward in unison toward the town’s future goals.  (more…)

03/18/14 7:05pm
03/18/2014 7:05 PM

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The Riverhead Town Board is set to vote on a resolution tonight to grant a permit to a model airplane organization that proposed an event for Aug. 15-17 on the southern portion of the unused runway on the southwest corner of EPCAL. Council members informally approved the event in February.

News-Review reporter Tim Gannon will be live blogging from the town board meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. Click below to follow along. The agenda is below.

Riverhead Town Board March 18, 2014 Agenda

Riverhead Town Board Resolution List: March 18, 2004

03/13/14 10:30am
03/13/2014 10:30 AM

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Riverhead Town Board members chose five companies that it will authorize to submit energy proposals on town land Thursday. The companies will respond to a request for proposals issued by LIPA that has a March 31 due date. The five companies include proposals for gas fired peak energy plants, solar energy plants, battery storage facilities and hydrogen fuel cells, and include proposal for town land both at EPCAL and at the town landfill.

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