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Riverhead Town Board

Residents flex their muscles: opposition to gasoline storage in Northville shifts opinions on town board

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After listening to many hours of community opposition to United Riverhead Terminal's plan to store and distribute gasoline in Northville, a majority of town board now appears ready to deny the company's special permit application, reversing prior course.

After town board contract delay, Pataki consulting firm decides against working for Riverhead Town on EPCAL site

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The firm headed by former Gov. George Pataki, who is now exploring a run for the White House, has informed Riverhead "they decline to work with the town," according to Supervisor Sean Walter, who pushed for the deal. On Feb. 18, a three-member majority of the town board tabled a resolution authorizing an agreement with the NYC consulting firm, amid concerns about commission fees and lack of time to fully review the document.

Denise Civiletti What’s wrong with Town Hall? It’s about the game, not the government

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You know the saying “light’s on, nobody’s home?” Take a stroll down the south corridor of Riverhead Town Hall on just about any given day. Lights on. Doors open. Offices empty. Who do they think they’re fooling? Answer: Most of the people, all of the time.

Manorville residents say their sparsely populated hamlet is a ‘forgotten little corner’ of Riverhead Town

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Manorville residents complain they don't get the same level of municipal services as other communities because they live in a remote, sparsely populated area of the township.

Town Board wrap-up: Police promotions, fly-boarding regs, controversy over Baiting Hollow home

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A lieutenant and two new sergeants were sworn in last night at town hall, where the town also honored its employee of the year for 2014, and held a very lengthy hearing on an alleged unsafe structure built atop a Baiting Hollow home.

Town board wrap: permit fee hikes, Stotzky playground, mentoring program

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Riverhead Parks and Recreation Superintendent Ray Coyne says Stotzky Park and other facilities are in dire need of repair, but there's no money to do all that's needed.

Riverhead Town Board wrapup:2015 organizational meeting

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Split board approves department consolidation, 7 employee promotions and/or raises; town planner's retirement, payout made official.

Longtime planning board member Lyle Wells replaced; says he had ‘no idea’ it was happening

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Longtime Riverhead Planning Board member Lyle Wells was replaced yesterday by the Riverhead Town Board, a move which he said took him by surprise.

Town board still can’t agree on new rules aimed at flyboard operation; public hearing postponed again

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New waterways regulations aimed at moving the activity of Flyboard Long Island out of a downtown Riverhead cove stalled again yesterday when a majority of the town board voted to table a resolution scheduling a public hearing on the measure.

Retiring town employees honored by Riverhead Town Board

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Six of the 13 longtime Riverhead Town employees who retired this year after accepting a retirement incentive package attended ceremonies at town hall yesterday. Photos.
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