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Former councilman James Wooten returns to Riverhead Town Hall

by Dec 3, 2020
Former councilman James Wooten is returning to Riverhead Town Hall as a part-time legislative aide to Supervisor Yvette Aguiar.

Town board votes on party lines to reappoint town attorney and planning, zoning board members

by Jan 3, 2018
Despite not objecting yesterday to the new supervisor's proposal to advertise for all vacancies on boards and committees, the Republican majority today moved to reappoint the town attorney and current members of the planning and zoning boards.

Riverhead councilman to be inducted as grand marshal of fourth annual Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day Parade

by Feb 19, 2017
Councilman James Wooten will be inducted next weekend as the grand marshal of the Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Town cancels cardboard boat race for 2016 — angry event organizer reacts

by Jul 22, 2016
Town officials say the organizers' 'hectic schedules' made picking new date impossible, but ex-councilman George Gabrielsen whose family powered the event since its founding six years ago, tells a different story.

Riverhead Town’s annual spring clean up day postponed due to inclement weather

by May 7, 2016
The cleanup day has been rescheduled to June 4, from 9 to 11 a.m., Councilman James Wooten announced last night.

Volunteers wanted to pick up litter on Riverhead’s Spring Cleanup Day May 7

by May 2, 2016
What are you doing Saturday morning? Riverhead Town wants you. Spend a few hours picking up litter and making Riverhead cleaner. Join the annual Litter Awareness and Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 7.

Photos: Riverhead’s holiday bonfire

by Dec 13, 2015
Christmas carols, Santa Claus, a giant bonfire, fireworks and record-setting warm temperatures provided a great time for holiday revelers on the Peconic Riverfront in downtown Riverhead last night.

James Wooten, town council candidate:11-day pre-general report

by Nov 2, 2015
Riverhead Town elections: 11-day pre-general campaign finance disclosure report from James Wooten, town council candidate.

As historic downtown church nears collapse, congregation seeks donations

by Jul 14, 2015
“We basically avoided a complete [roof] failure by just a day,” said Ron Blake, the church’s chairman of building and grounds. “We would have lost the whole building."

Ethics code amendment to ban elected officials from party leadership posts will have public hearing July 7

by Jun 17, 2015
After two years of intermittent squabbling over the issue, the Riverhead Town Board voted unanimously to hold a public hearing on a proposed ethics...