Every few years, the politicians in Town Hall ask us for permission to extend the length of a supervisor’s term from two years to four. Let me give you three good reasons why the Riverhead Town Democratic Committee feels that’s a bad idea — and why you should vote no on Proposition Two this Election Day. READ
A 2013 audit of Riverhead Town’s building department found that the file for Atlantis Marine World was missing and that the department miscalculated the building fees on 42 percent of the files sampled, while a chart used to calculate some fees itself had an error in it.
But a follow-up audit of the building department released this year got much better results, according to Jack Orben, the head of town’s Independent Audit Committee, which did the audits. READ
Residents of a private community in Baiting Hollow are suing Riverhead Town to expand services on its roads, alleging the town is in violation of state law by providing only snow removal services. READ
The Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association has some pretty drastic suggestions for dealing with traffic come the fall pumpkin-picking season, when local roads traditionally become jammed with traffic.