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Board members shoot down Dunleavy’s proposal to give elected officials annual cost of living raises

Councilman John Dunleavy’s proposal to provide an automatic annual raise for all elected officials died on the vine last night when he could not get the support of the four other town board members to set a public hearing on the idea. But the public had a hearing anyway.

Help from state on CPF debt refinance won’t come easy, if at all

The assistance Supervisor Sean Walter has been hoping to get from a state financing authority to refinance Riverhead's staggering CPF bond debt is far from guaranteed.