Riverhead Town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission on Monday approved the demolition of the former Sears building and three buildings east of it, on the conditions that they be replaced with something compatible with neighboring historic buildings and that whatever is built where the Sears building is now be set back from the East End Arts Council, which is next door. READ
A bill aiming to stop the federal government’s proposed sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). READ
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss whether or not to conduct a Jamesport corridor study, which some Jamesport and Aquebogue residents have opposed.
And the winners are … Bernie Sanders and John Kasich!
… On Fishers Island, that is.
Just about everywhere else on the North Fork, statewide winners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. READ
Riverhead Town Board members will now be subject to 12-year term limits under a new law adopted Tuesday. READ
First Baptist Church of Riverhead’s plans for a Family Community Life Center moved forward Tuesday when the Riverhead Town Board approved the creation of a type of zoning needed for the proposal. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to vote on 12-year term limits for Town Board members and scheduling a public referendum on extending the term of the supervisor from two years to four at its meeting Tuesday night. READ
A proposal to seek federal grants for freight rail enhancements at Enterprise Park at Calverton was met with skepticism from Supervisor Sean Walter at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. READ