Brixmor Property Group, which owns the 41-acre Shops at Riverhead complex on Route 58, is asking Riverhead Town for permission to amend its March 2017 site plan approval and excavation permit so it can export an additional 15,000 cubic yards of sand from the site. READ
Independent Group Home Living is proposing a group home for five people with intellectual disabilities for 312 Oakleigh Ave. in Baiting Hollow. READ
A new development featuring a restaurant, retail store and car wash is being proposed for Route 58, across the street from the middle entrance to the Riverhead Centre shopping center.
The amount of federal funding Brookhaven National Laboratory receives could be in jeopardy based on the U.S. Department of Energy’s full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, which was released last Tuesday.
Daniel Preston, the CEO of Luminati Aerospace, the firm looking to restart the aerospace industry by purchasing Riverhead Town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, was the subject of a lawsuit in 2009 over an alleged job offer from a company offering Mr. Preston a far higher salary than he was being paid at the company he helped create, Atair Aerospace, according to court documents.
Suffolk County officials have scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss a shared services initiative aimed at streamlining bureaucracy and finding savings among local municipalities, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Wednesday in a press release. READ
Plans for a new monument in memory of two Grumman test pilots who died in a 1967 crash took a step forward last Thursday, as Riverhead Town Board members gave an informal OK to bringing in a three-ton boulder to which a plaque would be affixed.
You can now go on Riverhead Town’s website and watch a two-hour documentary about the town’s 175th anniversary, filmed in 1967, complete with interviews — in color — with local residents and officials from the time, and footage of what downtown and other parts of Riverhead looked like then. READ