Riverhead Democrats will run an all-woman slate in this November’s elections, nominating incumbent Laura Jens-Smith for supervisor and challengers Patricia Snyder and Diane Tucci for council.
Both Ms. Snyder and Ms. Tucci are well known in the community. READ
Our Main Street should be a source of pride in our community, but it has struggled for a long time now.
Over the past 20 years we have seen Route 58 grow and box stores replace our Main Street small businesses. READ
2018 marked a lot of firsts for Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, beginning with the very first day of the new year, when she was sworn in as the town’s first female supervisor in a ceremony at Pulaski Street School. (more…)
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays is hoping to build a North Fork branch in Aquebogue, but that use is currently not permitted under Riverhead Town’s zoning code. READ
After a Federal Aviation Administration workshop held in Riverhead earlier this month left residents and elected officials alike dissatisfied, elected officials gathered at Iron Pier Beach in Jamesport Wednesday to demand the FAA hold a proper public hearing on the matter. READ
Calverton Aviation and Technology has made a $500,000 initial deposit within the time frame called for in the agreement of sale between CAT and Riverhead Town, according to Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith.
CAT is proposing to purchase 1,643 acres of land from the town at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million. READ
New York’s lieutenant governor and the Suffolk County executive joined local officials Monday for a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of Peconic Crossing, a 45-unit affordable rental project in downtown Riverhead. (more…)
A public hearing on Riverhead Town’s proposed preliminary budget for 2019 has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, during the Town Board meeting.
The preliminary budget is the same as the tentative budget Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith released at the end of September. READ