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Aguiar says she would support making Calverton drag strip permanent

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar said today she would support making an unused airstrip at the Enterprise Park in Calverton a permanent site for racing. 

Supervisor responds to critical comments on pet store bill: I don’t support puppy mills

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar responds to online comments she said misrepresented her position on puppy mills, which she said were made by people with a "political agenda."

Riverhead Town reinstates Zoom, but only for public hearings

After blowback from residents for the cancellation of Zoom participation in public meetings, the public will be able to provide comment via Zoom during public hearings.

Optimum to install infrastructure for Grangebel Park security cameras by July 30, town officials say

Supervisor candidate Catherine Kent and council candidate Evelyn Hobson-Womack on Tuesday criticized the Aguiar administration for the pace of progress on a security camera program downtown, where cameras installed in Grangebel Park remain inoperable. Today, the supervisor revealed that internet provider Optimim/Altice says it will have the connection installed by July 30.

Aguiar: Kent’s ‘distortions’ are ‘unethical’

Supervisor Yvette Aguiar defends the wall erected at the Town Hall entrance and accuses Councilwoman Catherine Kent of 'intentional distortions' for political gain.

Riverhead to receive $3.67 million in federal stimulus funds, supervisor announces

Riverhead Town will receive $3.67 million in federal stimulus funds under the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress and signed into law...

COVID vaccine distribution site for seniors 65+ to open in Riverhead Friday

Riverhead has arranged for 1,000 first-doses of the two-dose Moderna vaccine to be administered to seniors 65 and older at the town's senior center in Aquebogue. Appointments are required. (No walk-ups.)

Riverhead Republicans tap Chamber of Commerce president for town board

Riverhead Chamber of Commerce president Robert Kern has been nominated for town councilman on the Republican ticket. Supervisor...

Local officials blast state COVID-19 vaccination program as chaotic, unfair and failing

With more than half of all New Yorkers now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine though the vaccine supply remains scarce,

Riverhead supervisor: Town’s future is ‘bright’ despite challenges wrought by pandemic

In her first "state of the town" speech, Supervisor Yvette Aguiar chronicled the impacts the COVID-19 crisis had on her first year in office, arriving as it did just nine weeks after she took the oath of office last January 1.