Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul toured downtown Riverhead Monday with Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and County Legislators Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) and Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor), stopping at the Suffolk Theater, the Riverview Lofts apartments and the Long Island Aquarium along the way. READ
Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith has raised far more in campaign contributions than her Republican opponent Yvette Aguiar, and the Riverhead Democratic Committee has raised more than the Republicans in the July campaign contribution reports on file with the State Board of Elections. (more…)
The downtown Riverhead area will once again have a coffee shop.
At a meeting Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board approved a 10-year lease agreement with Cheffield Caffetteria LLC, owned by Robert Pollifrone. READ
Calverton Aviation and Technology has agreed to move forward with the $40 million purchase of 1,643 acres of land from Riverhead Town, according to Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith Smith.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering moving the county bus stop on Railroad Avenue farther west, in an effort to alleviate the congestion caused by buses picking up and dropping people off in front of the train station.
United Riverhead Terminal is withdrawing its proposal to build a 28-by-45-foot concrete pad and six new 18,000-gallon tanks for storing biofuel at its Northville facility, according to URT president John Catsimatidis.
Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith cited two police contracts, improvements in the water district and code violations issued to some longtime blighted buildings in downtown Riverhead among her top accomplishments during the annual State of the Town address in Town Hall Monday. READ
Riverhead Town Superivsor Laura Jens-Smith delivered the 2019 State of the Town Monday. The entire speech is provided below:
“Thank you all for joining me tonight. I want to acknowledge my colleagues on the Town Board, Jim Wooten, Jodi Giglio, Tim Hubbard, and Catherine Kent. As well as Town Clerk Diane Wilhelm. (more…)