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Aguiar proposes 3.3% tax hike, piercing cap, to fund $3 million town-wide spending increase in 2023

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar is proposing a nearly $3 million spending increase, or 4.9%, in the three town-wide funds in 2023, requiring the town to pierce the 2% tax levy cap imposed by state law.

Town board majority rejects move to sue Suffolk IDA over tax abatement granted for culinary school property

Councilwoman Jodi Giglio’s resolution authorizing the town attorney to file an action challenging the abatement failed by a 3-2 vote Tuesday afternoon.

Minimum wage rises to $11/hour on Long Island, paid family leave law and middle class tax cuts take effect

The minimum wage increase, paid family leave law and middle class tax cuts announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday in Hauppauge are part of a package the governor calls "economic justice programs for the middle class.

Riverhead’s Route 58: Does commercial corridor carry its weight in taxes?

A look at how much all the development on the often-maligned Rt 58 really contributes in property taxes — and how many of those commercial properties have tax exemptions.