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Town, county officials anxiously await pandemic relief deal in Washington

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar is pushing for direct federal aid to towns in the next coronavirus relief bill — though the fate of additional relief is still in doubt.

Riverhead Town officials remember Sept. 11

Riverhead Town officials joined in prayer and reflection for a wreath-laying ceremony at the World Trade Center Memorial in Calverton this morning.

‘Micro apartments’ for Rt. 58? Aguiar to present concept to town board today

Aguiar will ask the town board to consider allowing vacant retail spaces to be redeveloped with “micro” apartments, which she says would fill a need for a variety of household types without impacting the school district.

County exec on tour of Suffolk’s downtowns: ‘There’s a different energy today’

County Executive Steve Bellone got his first taste of Snowflake Ice Cream today. The county exec toured Suffolk downtowns on the first day of Phase Two and stopped at the Riverhead ice cream shop for a chocolate soft-serve with chocolate sprinkles.

Riverhead Town extends state of emergency, issues update to public

In its first comprehensive COVID-19 update to the public since April 3, the Town of Riverhead said all town buildings and recreation facility closures will remain in place until at least May 31. Nearly all town meetings are also canceled through the end of this month.

Riverhead Town will release documents submitted to State DEC for EPCAL permit

Riverhead Town will release documents submitted to the State Department of Environmental Conservation in connection with the town’s Wild Scenic and Recreational...

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.
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