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09/28/18 4:41pm
09/28/2018 4:41 PM

Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith unveiled her first tentative budget as supervisor Friday, a $59.06 million spending plan that includes a 3.4 percent increase in the property tax levy.

The tentative budget calls for a 3.9 increase in spending and a 2.7 percent increase in the tax rate. (more…)

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09/14/18 6:00am
09/14/2018 6:00 AM

Before a town board work session Thursday, Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith honored a group from the East End Disabilities Association with a proclamation, declaring the week of Sept. 9 through 15 as “Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week” in Riverhead. READ

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08/09/18 5:48pm
08/09/2018 5:48 PM

The Riverhead Police Department is asking the Town Board to create a second sector in downtown Riverhead, a move that would require adding three full-time officers, according to Chief David Hagermiller. READ

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04/01/18 6:00am
04/01/2018 6:00 AM

Who’s responsibility should it be to declare a winter storm emergency?

Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and Councilwoman Jodi Giglio argued over that question during the March 20 Town Board meeting. The emergency designation allows roads to be closed and cars ordered off the streets to accommodate snowplows, among other things.  READ