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Riverhead CDA director Chris Kempner resigns

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Riverhead CDA director Christina Kempner is leaving her post to take a new job as director of the Stony Brook incubator.

After dissent on board, town to seek additional help vetting Luminati

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Facing criticism over how they’re going about the massive land deal with Luminati Aerospace, Riverhead Town officials will seek additional outside help vetting the...

Riverhead Town Board wrap-up: Hearings set on water district improvements

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The cost of the improvements — existing main extensions to increase capacity, two emergency generators and a 2-million-gallon ground storage tank — would be bonded.

Town moves forward on negotiation with Luminati

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Riverhead will sign a letter of intent to begin formal negotiations with Luminati Aerospace on the sale of most of its remaining land at the Calverton Enterprise Park for $40 million.

Riverhead planning board chairman elected to head L.I. water organization

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Stan Carey, who is the superintendent of the Massapequa Water District and has worked in municipal water distribution systems for more than 30 years, was elected chairman of the L.I. Water Conference.

Town to turn former day care center at Stotzky Park into intergenerational recreation and community center

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A majority of the town board today agreed to plans put forward by the heads of the newly merged recreation and senior services departments, while Councilwoman Jodi Giglio advocated finding a new tenant to realize revenues.

Addiction research and rehabilitation facility proposed at EPCAL stalled over doubts it’s compatible with aerospace

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With Luminati Aerospace getting its work underway at EPCAL and two potential purchasers for the balance of the town-owned acreage there, some board members are wary of green-lighting an addiction research and rehab facility adjacent to the active runway.

Town board wrap-up: Jan. 4, 2017

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In the first meeting of the new year, the Riverhead Town Board took care of its annual organizational tasks yesterday, setting salaries and fees,...

Riverhead Town department heads, managers get new three-year contracts

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Contracts approved by the town board last night, over Councilwoman Jodi Giglio's objection, give management employees roughly 2-percent wage increases for 2016, '17 and '18.

Riverhead Town settles contract with town workers’ labor union

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Riverhead Town has settled its labor contract with its largest employee union, with a contract that provides a cumulative 1.875-percent wage increase over a four-year contract period, from Jan. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2018.