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Riverhead voters approve budget, elect Healy, Murphy, Redmond and Scudder to school board

Riverhead school district voters approved a $192 million spending plan for the 2023-2024 school year Tuesday by a vote of 1,333 to 769 — a margin of 63% to 37%.

Adopted state budget includes happy surprise for Riverhead schools: $19.6 million jump in aid, nearly $9 million more than projected by...

The Riverhead Central School District is now expected to receive $76.1 million in state aid for the coming school year, an increase of $19.6 million — or 34.6% — over the current school year and about $8.8 million more than anticipated in the budget the school board adopted last month.

School board OKs $20 million spending increase for next school year, requiring 1% tax levy hike

Riverhead Central School District voters will be asked to approve a 1% tax levy increase at the polls next month, to support a $192 million spending plan for the 2023-2024 school year.

Seven candidates running for four school board seats, as proposed $192.4 million budget is slated for board adoption Wednesday

A field of seven candidates will vie for four seats in next month's school board vote, but there's only one incumbent among them.

School officials present budget with $8.9 million gap, which officials say will be plugged before adoption by board at its next...

The Riverhead school district administration this week presented a 2023-2024 budget that has a projected $8.9 million gap. The district's business official said the gap will be closed before the Board of Education adopts the budget that will be put on the ballot for voter approval May 16.

Riverhead school board begins consideration of budget for upcoming school year

The school board last week had a presentation of the administrations proposals for the general support and debt service aspects of the 2023-2024 budget.

Riverhead’s school budget deserves a ‘yes’ vote

Editorial: The budget proposed by Riverhead school officials is fiscally conservative, while satisfying the educational and social needs of our children, thanks in part to long-overdue increases in state education aid. This budget deserves the community’s support and we urge you to vote “yes” on Tuesday.

School budget hearing draws little comment, board candidates make pitches ahead of vote

The three school board candidates made pitches for election at Tuesday night's school board meeting, after a public hearing on the proposed budget that drew little public comment. The budget vote and board election take place May 17.

School district to hold budget presentations for community ahead of public hearing

The Riverhead Central School District will host two budget presentations in the upcoming weeks to field questions from the community in advance of the 2022-2023 budget hearing and vote.

School board approves $169.7 million budget for upcoming school year; May 10 hearing set

The Riverhead Board of Education Tuesday night adopted a $169.7 million proposed operating budget for the 2022-2023 school year. The budget is a 6.5% spending increase over the current year's adopted budget, and requires a 1% real property tax levy increase, bringing the total tax levy to $105.6 million next year.