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Riverhead assessor Mason Haas is retiring at the end of the month

After more than 13 years on the job, Mason Haas, 65, of Jamesport is retiring as of Feb. 26.

Assessor Mason Haas resigns from party committee, fueling rumors of a run for supervisor, which he denies

Haas laughed off the idea he's running for supervisor. "I stepped down because of the EPCAL thing," he said in a phone interview.

Personal attacks against critics of EPCAL deal are a shameful distraction

A recent attack letter, followed quickly by long, obviously coordinated, nasty comments aimed at myself and my wife, Barbara, including remarks on local radio, all from the tag team of Mason Haas and the Giglios, cannot go unanswered. Column by Greg Blass.

Hoping to restock local food pantries, residents plan food drive and fundraiser at Polish Hall Monday

Stock the Shelves Holiday Food Drive will be held at Polish Hall on December 7, featuring live music, kielbasa sandwiches, hamburgers, hotdogs and a cash bar.

Court tosses assessor’s lawsuit against town over ethics code change

Riverhead Town’s controversial ethics code amendment has been upheld by a State Supreme Court judge, who dismissed a legal challenge brought by tax assessor Mason Haas.

Riverhead Republicans elect new chairman, as embattled party leader steps aside

Embattled Riverhead Republican chairman Mason Haas has stepped aside as party chairman. The GOP committee elected Remy Bell as his successor.

Riverhead tax assessor sues town, seeking to block ethics code change

Riverhead Town tax assessor and Republican party leader Mason Haas is suing the town to challenge the constitutionality of an ethics code amendment he says was adopted to force him from his post as chairman of the Republican committee.

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

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

Angry words and accusations: Walter, Wooten challenge party leadership, launch GOP primary battle

The 2015 elections officially get underway today — the day under state election rules candidates can begin circulating party designating petitions required to get...