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Sean Walter sworn in as Riverhead town justice

by Nov 12, 2020
Riverhead Town Justice Sean Walter of Wading River takes the oath of office this afternoon at Riverhead Town Hall.

Walter to take oath of office as town justice Thursday

by Nov 9, 2020
Former Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter, who was elected to fill a vacancy in the Riverhead Justice Court created by the death of longtime Justice Allen Smith this summer, will take the oath of office Thursday. Courtesy photo.

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

by Aug 5, 2020
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

by Dec 31, 2017
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

by Nov 7, 2017
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...

by Nov 4, 2017
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

by Oct 25, 2017
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

by Oct 22, 2017
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

by Sep 28, 2017
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

by Sep 19, 2017
A state judge dismissed Councilman John Dunleavy's lawsuit challenging the Suffolk County Board of Elections decision invalidating Dunleavy's petitions.