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Riverhead Town strikes deal with PBMC to buy hospital’s downtown campus for town offices

The Town of Riverhead and Peconic Bay Medical Center have reached a tentative deal for the town to buy the property of the hospital’s Second Street campus for a new Town Hall and other offices.

Once again, Riverhead Town is a poster child for ‘how not to’ do something

Opinion: The very long saga of the town’s “space problems” is a classic example of how not to plan and execute capital improvements if you happen to be the governing body of a growing municipality.

Kmart municipal complex nixed, town goes back to the drawing board with justice court safety concerns ‘first and foremost’

The town board has nixed the plan to move town facilities to the Kmart building. With safety and security concerns over the town justice court "first and foremost," more ideas for construction and renovation are discussed.

Telephone town hall participants ‘very focused’ on the Affordable Care Act, Zeldin aide says

Health care was the top issue for participants in Rep. Lee Zeldin's telephone town hall last week, according to the results of a poll question released by the congressman's office. The results of the four other poll questions will not be made public, Zeldin's spokesperson said today.

Yes, Zeldin should hold a town hall, but it shouldn’t be a public flogging

It's never easy to face unhappy constituents. But there's no venue for dialogue other than a 'town hall' meeting.