Riverhead Town’s attempt to block a proposed 7-Eleven in Aquebogue hit another roadblock recently.
State Supreme Court Judge Andrew Tarantino ruled in May that the town cannot renew or reargue its case challenging an earlier court ruling approving the 7-Eleven. READ
The Riverhead Town Board approved a ban last week on 24-hour operations in three zoning districts, including where a 7-Eleven is proposed in Aquebogue. READ
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