Drivers are used to seeing political signs along the roads as Election Day draws closer each year. But motorists along Route 25 in Calverton were in for a more unusual sight Monday morning: a New York State electronic construction sign urging them to vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump this year. READ
Alive on 25 turned a nearly $15,000 profit this summer and plans are already in the works to hold the event again next year, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Steve Shauger.
Four of the five Riverhead Town Board members said they’re prepared to approve the exterior elevations for the proposed five-story, 117-unit mixed use apartment project at the former McCabe’s site downtown. They no longer want to hear recommendations from the town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission or its Architectural Review Board. READ
In the end, Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market didn’t have to pay a $4,489 fee for police to direct traffic at its annual Garlic Festival, which was held this past weekend. READ
The Riverhead Town Board already has jurisdiction over commercial site plans at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, even though that authority rests with the Planning Board elsewhere in town.
A new traffic signal is a possibility for East Main Street at Ostrander Avenue as a proposed restaurant and five-story hotel is considered on the northwest corner of the intersection, according to an attorney for the developer of the project. READ
The Long Island Potato Festival and Pour the Core Festival will be allowed to proceed at the former Calverton Links golf course after all, despite Riverhead Town officials’ contention that events have been held at the site without proper approvals. (more…)
East End Congressman Lee Zeldin made waves on social media Monday morning with a tweet connecting the Chelsea bombing arrest to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. READ