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Big donors boost Aguiar in closing days of campaign

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Aguiar retained more than $21,000 in contributions in excess of the statutory election limit, according to finance disclosure reports.

Optimum to install infrastructure for Grangebel Park security cameras by July 30, town officials say

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Supervisor candidate Catherine Kent and council candidate Evelyn Hobson-Womack on Tuesday criticized the Aguiar administration for the pace of progress on a security camera program downtown, where cameras installed in Grangebel Park remain inoperable. Today, the supervisor revealed that internet provider Optimim/Altice says it will have the connection installed by July 30.

Candidates criticize Aguiar administration on nonfunctioning downtown security cameras

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Retired Riverhead Police Detective Evelyn Hobson-Womack, a Democratic candidate for town council, is questioning why the security cameras purchased by the town and installed in Grangebel Park remain inoperable.

Environmental group partners with school district and water district to conserve water use

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Peconic Green Growth has donated $5,000 worth of irrigation equipment to the Riverhead Central School District for use at the district’s main campus, where the irrigation of athletic fields can consume more than 5 million gallons of water during the months of July through September.

Aguiar: Kent’s ‘distortions’ are ‘unethical’

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Supervisor Yvette Aguiar defends the wall erected at the Town Hall entrance and accuses Councilwoman Catherine Kent of 'intentional distortions' for political gain.

Kent tapped to challenge Aguiar for supervisor

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Councilwoman Catherine Kent is running for supervisor. The first-term council member was tapped by the Riverhead Town Democratic Committee Tuesday night, the committee announced in a press release.

Kent to offer resolution Tuesday to fill vacant town board seat following Giglio’s resignation

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The Riverhead Town Board's lone Democrat will move a resolution on Tuesday to appoint Marylin Winter to the vacancy left by the resignation of departing Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, who was elected the State Assembly. It's not clear Kent's motion will have a second.

Let your voice be heard about the future of downtown Riverhead

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Councilwoman Catherine Kent urges all residents to attend the second downtown forum Thursday evening and complete the online survey about the future of downtown.

‘Peace, not hate’: Riverhead councilwoman pleads with community to think before commenting on social media

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Councilwoman Catherine Kent: "There’s healing to be done and it starts with each and every one of us. Our children are watching all that we do and what we say."

Former town official is now representing Triple Five in EPCAL deal

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Former Riverhead councilman and deputy supervisor Chris Kent — the ex-husband of Councilwoman Catherine Kent — has been retained by Triple Five, the company in contract to buy more than 1,600 acres of vacant land at the Calverton Enterprise Park.
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