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Coronavirus update from the Town of Riverhead

Here's an update from Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar regarding the COVID-19 situation.

Riverhead supervisor declares state of emergency

Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar this afternoon signed an order declaring a state of emergency to address "the threat that COVID-19 poses to the health and welfare of its residents and visitors.” The order cancels meetings, events —including the Jamesport St. Patrick's Day Parade — and closes town buildings and facilities.

Supervisor promotes legislative secretary to budget officer post

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar has promoted legislative secretary Lisa Darrow Richards to the position of budget officer/chief of staff. The supervisor has also appointed Donna Lynn Sadowsky to the legislative secretary position.

Hubbard out, Higgins in for deputy supervisor

Supervisor Yvette Aguiar announced Thursday evening she will appoint her chief of staff, Devon Higgins, as her deputy supervisor. Last week she said she would name Councilman Tim Hubbard to the post.

Riverhead deputy supervisor abruptly resigns

Deputy Supervisor Denise Merrifield quit yesterday after just two weeks on the job.

EPCAL sale at the top of new supervisor’s agenda

The new town supervisor says she is focused on the pending sale of 1,644 acres of vacant land at the Calverton Enterprise Park and will do everything in her power to ensure that environmentally sensitive lands are preserved.

New supervisor convenes first town board meetings of the new year

The newly reconstituted Riverhead Town Board, led by the new Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, took its first steps into the new year yesterday morning with both a special meeting and a work session.

Supervisor-elect announces plans for inauguration ceremonies and key staff appointments

Riverhead's next town supervisor Yvette Aguiar will take the oath of office on New Year’s Day at The Suffolk Theater on East Main Street in ceremonies set for 1 p.m. She's inviting the whole community to attend the event.

Downtown ‘pattern book’ is an unnecessary, costly half-step

We are at a critical time when good business decisions are needed, and they should prevail. Guest column by supervisor candidate Yvette Aguiar

Supervisor candidate to host ‘meet and greet’ event Aug. 28

Candidate for Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar will host a “meet and greet” at the Birchwood of Polish Town Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug....
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