The days of leaving your car running while you run inside a convenience store are long gone.
And one man was reminded of that on Monday night, when he left his car running in front of a 7-Eleven in Riverhead and came outside to find that someone had stolen it. READ
Site of proposed 7-Eleven in Aquebogue
An attorney representing 7-Eleven said a proposed ban on 24-hour operations in certain parts of town is illegal and would not withstand a legal challenge. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will hold three public hearings Wednesday night on proposals to ban 24-hour retail operations in hamlet areas.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to vote on a shakeup of the town’s Planning Board at its final meeting of 2015 on Dec. 31. READ
Less than two days after hearing from a roomful of angry Aquebogue residents who oppose a 7-Eleven, the Riverhead Town Board has begun taking steps to ban 24-hour operations in hamlets townwide.
A proposal to put a 7-Eleven convenience store at Vinland Commons in Aquebogue was met with opposition from residents at Tuesday’s Riverhead Town Board meeting. READ
7-Eleven could be coming to this storefront in Vinland Commons in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Aquebogue could be the latest hamlet to get a 7-Eleven franchise. READ
A 43-year-old Riverhead man has been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Flanders 7-Eleven earlier this week, Southampton Town police said. READ