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04/16/18 10:57am
04/16/2018 10:57 AM

Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith opened her first State of the Town speech Monday by criticizing her predecessor’s handling of town finances. She later described some new initiatives she hopes to implement, such as providing a resource officer for Riverhead High School and finding a tenant for the long-vacant Riverhead train station. READ

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04/10/18 8:52pm

Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith blamed the prior administration of Republican Sean Walter for spending all of the town’s reserves, and allowing infrastructure to crumble, in her first State of the Town speech, saying Mr. Walter “effectively kicked the can down the road.” READ

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03/31/18 5:58am
03/31/2018 5:58 AM

Riverhead’s current Town Board inherited a reckless giveaway of what’s left of EPCAL for a fraction of fair value to serial fraudster Daniel Preston and his start-up Luminati. After the property was tied up without a penny of consideration for almost a year, the board then, in effect, allowed Mr. Preston to assign his letter of intent to various permutations of entities allegedly controlled by the Ghermezian family. Mr. Preston’s involvement was sufficiently suspect that Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and her running mates during last year’s campaign called for an independent investigation into prior dealings between then-Supervisor Sean Walter and Luminati. READ

03/07/18 6:32pm
03/07/2018 6:32 PM

As a nor’easter begins to dump snow across the area, Riverhead residents are required to remove their cars from the side of roads to allow plows to operate. Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith declared a winter storm event starting at 8 p.m., at which time parking is restricted. READ