Brixmor Property Group received two final approvals Thursday from the Riverhead Town Planning Board, paving the way for 120,450 square feet of additional retail construction at the 41.55-acre Route 58 shopping center currently occupied only by Costco Warehouse.
At its Monday meeting, members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association briefly discussed a proposal to temporarily convert an overgrown lot behind Marta’s Deli on Riverleigh Avenue into a soccer field. FRNCA president Ron Fisher said Southampton Town recently spent $22,000 to clean up the site and hoped to see it used for athletics. READ
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman is seeking feedback from Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association members regarding a proposal to decorate the Big Duck for various holidays. Currently, the Flanders structure is only adorned for Christmas during an annual lighting ceremony. READ
Riverhead and Southold towns both received scores of A+ score in a Press Club of Long Island audit that evaluated local governments’ compliance with open records laws.
With Riverhead Town’s fund to buy farmland for preservation running dry, a team of local historians and preservationists say encouraging more private preservation sales is the way to prevent the town from becoming overdeveloped. (more…)
Hooking up Riverside to Riverhead Town’s sewer district could be a “win-win” for the towns, according to Supervisor Sean Walter.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering a slew of changes to fix downtown’s parking problem — including making new developments that don’t meet the parking codes pay a fee. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin is scheduled to host a Facebook Live session Tuesday night from Washington, D.C., according to a press release issued by his office.