“In the flash of a second, everything can change,” said Riverhead Councilman Tim Hubbard. “You can go from hunky-dory to borderline ‘not going to be here anymore.’ ”
Mr. Hubbard had that experience Jan. 12, when he fell over a railing on a deck in his yard and ruptured his spleen.
The 58-year-old retired police officer, who was elected to the Town Board in 2015, suffered extensive internal bleeding and may have permanently lost the vision in his right eye. READ
A new K-9 will soon begin training as a replacement for Rocky, the Riverhead Police Department dog killed in the line of duty Sept. 2. READ
A proposal to waive the section of Riverhead Town’s “qualified and eligible sponsor” law requiring an applicant to prove it has the finances to complete a proposed project led to a heated argument among officials at Wednesday’s Town Board work session. READ
So much for everybody getting along.
Just two days after an inauguration ceremony where newly sworn-in Riverhead Town Board members of both parties said how they felt they could all work together, the board had its first debate along party lines on Wednesday. (more…)
Riverhead Town’s attorneys are asking for a 10-day extension to review Luminati Aerospace’s finalized version of a contract to buy more than 1,000 acres of town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million, according to Councilman Tim Hubbard. READ
Parking tickets may soon go hi-tech in Riverhead Town. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is proposing the creation of two 15-minute parking areas in downtown Riverhead in front of stores where customers are usually in and out quickly. READ
An abandoned trailer with a sign that reads “I love you, God. Thank you” on farmland off Route 25 in Calverton has resulted in the owner of the property being issued violations by Riverhead Town for having unregistered vehicles on the property. READ