The Riverhead Industrial Development Agency voted unanimously at a special meeting Tuesday to grant tax incentives for a proposed restaurant and boutique hotel on East Main Street and for an additional 10-year tax abatement at the Long Island Aquarium.
That part of the meeting took about 10 minutes. The dispute that followed lasted nearly an hour. READ
A representative of the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance expressed concerns Thursday night that the proposed Sonic restaurant on Route 58 and Osborn Avenue could create lines of traffic blocking the entrance and exit to the corps’ ambulance barn. READ
Just a few months after losing the election, Southampton Town Board candidates Julie Lofstad and Richard Yastrzemski returned to Flanders for a “Meet the Candidates” event Wednesday night.
After his fellow legislators rebuffed an effort last year to hold more meetings on the East End, Legislator Al Krupski, with the assistance of recently sworn-in Legislator Bridget Fleming, successfully negotiated to hold two committee meetings in Riverhead Town, his office announced Tuesday. READ
While the Riverhead Town Board didn’t vote on the permit for Nile Rodgers’ proposed “Freak Out” Festival at its meeting Tuesday, board members said they do favor the event and are just awaiting a planning document to be completed before voting for it.
New Town Justice Lori Hulse gave a brief speech at Friday’s inauguration ceremony at Town Hall
Councilman Tim Hubbard and Justice Lori Hulse are now officially in office following Friday’s inauguration ceremony, where the Riverhead Town officials elected in November were sworn into office. READ
The year 2015 saw giant leaps locally in the world of medical marijuana. Dispensaries went from an idea to a firm concept to something that will soon be a reality in Riverhead.