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In Riverhead, a study in dysfunctional governance

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Guest column: The Nov. 17 work session was a stark illustration of this Town Board's inability to responsibly govern, writes Kathleen McGraw of Northville. The board’s decisions on a moratorium ignore sound legal advice and set the town up for lawsuits by developers.

What’s the point of updating the comp plan if runaway massive development can continue while the plan is being written?

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The town must hit the pause button on all development while it finishes the comprehensive plan update begun in January 2020. The delay in its completion has allowed too many massive developments to move forward under outdated land use rules.

Town government is seriously broken

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"The appearance of open, deliberative government can be deceiving. Listen to Supervisor Aguiar and you would think she and the town board have always welcomed and continue to welcome input from the public. Take the time to watch a town board meeting on Channel 22 or try to participate in a town board meeting and you will quickly understand that is not the case." Guest column by Kathleen McGraw

It’s time to open up Town Hall again

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The town supervisor must stop hiding behind COVID and open up Town Hall on May 19. Guest column by Kathleen McGraw of Northville

Walter’s ‘hush-hush’ approach on Luminati deal should be raising red flags

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There are too many unanswered questions about the big land deal at the Calverton Enterprise Park.
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