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Former supervisor Sean Walter tapped to run for town justice, will face Joseph DiBenedetto in election to fill vacant...

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Former town supervisor Sean Walter of Wading River has been selected as the Republican, Conservative and Independence Party candidate. He will face Democrat Joseph DiBenedetto, a retired Pace University professor.

A look back at eight years of Sean Walter: fiscal responsibility, EPCAL, downtown revitalization — and God

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It’s been a tumultuous eight years for Sean Walter, the Wading River lawyer and former town Conservative Party chairman.

Walter ousted as supervisor by Jens-Smith; Giglio and Kent win other town board seats

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Riverhead voters ousted supervisor Sean Walter in favor of Laura Jens-Smith and elected another Democrat, Catherine Kent, to fill a town board seat left empty by Republican Councilman John Dunleavy.

Luminati will have till at least Nov. 30 to culminate April letter of intent for EPCAL; Catsimatidis still not committed to...

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Nearly four months after announcing he was "highly interested" in the Luminati deal at EPCAL, NYC billionaire John Catsimatidis says he's still negotiating with the Calverton aerospace startup. Town officials now say Luminati Aerospace will have until at least month's end to come to terms with the town on a purchase agreement, following a letter of intent signed by both sides in early April.

Watch: Riverhead town supervisor candidates debate the issues

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One thing was clear from a candidate discussion hosted by RiverheadLOCAL last night and streamed live on Facebook: the town supervisor candidates disagree on just about everything.

Facing racism head-on: Anti-bias task force sets special public meeting Tuesday to discuss next steps

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The task force is planning to hold community roundtable discussions on racism, to set up training sessions and partner with the school district on educational programs.

Walter’s 2018 tentative budget calls for 1.63-percent town-wide tax rate increase

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The proposed spending plan would mean an “average increase of $45” to town taxpayers, according to Supervisor Sean Walter, who said the budget is balanced and fully funded.

Dunleavy booted from November ballot; court tosses suit challenging election commissioners’ decision

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A state judge dismissed Councilman John Dunleavy's lawsuit challenging the Suffolk County Board of Elections decision invalidating Dunleavy's petitions.

Councilman follows through on supervisor race, submits petitions with more than 700 signatures

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Councilman John Dunleavy has submitted Libertarian Party nominating petitions for Riverhead town supervisor. He said he collected 715 signatures.

Jens-Smith wins Independence Party line: Walter’s petitions come up short

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A State Supreme Court judge today ruled in favor of Laura Jens-Smith in the action she brought challenging signatures on Supervisor Sean Walter’s Independence Party petitions.
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