The Riverhead Town Board is expected to schedule a March 20 public hearing on a code revision that would require apartment complexes, hotels and multi-family dwellings within the public parking district to require off-street parking.
If enacted, the change would not affect any place with an existing residential use or that has a final site plan prior to the date it’s put into effect. READ
The Riverhead Planning Board on Thursday approved the final site plan for Twin Forks Beer Company’s brewery and tasting room, set to be built on Raynor Avenue in Riverhead. READ
UPDATE (Tuesday, 10:40 a.m.): Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith said Friday afternoon Luminati’s insurance on the runway agreement is in fact in place. The current yearly policy took effect on Sept. 21, 2017 and runs through Sept. 21, 2018, she said. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to set two public hearings on Wednesday related to code revisions born out of the early January snowstorm. READ
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced an initiative last week to focus on investigating and prosecuting crimes committed by gang members, such as members of MS-13.
Longtime Mattituck beekeeper Chris Kelly discovered late last month that eight hive stands at his bee yards in Aquebogue had been knocked over, likely by vandals, splitting up bee clusters, exposing them to winter elements and killing them. He was stunned to silence and wondered, “What should I do?” READ
Tom Bove has been getting calls lately from his customers, many of them longtime patrons, who are saddened and surprised to hear that after 30 years, he will be retiring and closing his auto body shop on Middle Country Road in Calverton by April. READ
A man was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries after driving off the roadway and crashing into a tree in Aquebogue Friday afternoon, officials said. READ