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 Fire Department quickly extinguished a shed fire on Shade Tree Lane in Aquebogue Thursday afternoon.
Woodside Orchards in Aquebogue agreed to change the location of a proposed 130-foot Verizon cell tower on its property so it meets a “fall zone,” which would prevent the structure from landing on neighboring property if it falls. READ
News-Review editors recently wrote in favor of studying the Aquebogue-Jamesport corridor. Unfortunately, they politicized the issue, saying Democrats called for a master plan update last year, but now “suddenly disagree” with the supervisor’s master plan proposal. The impression created was unflattering — and false. READ
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter’s proposal to study a stretch of Main Road in Jamesport and Aquebogue comes largely in response to protests from community leaders who have called for an update of the town’s master plan — notably, Democrats who have run against him in the past . READ
Following recent concerns raised by Aquebogue and Jamesport residents about new commercial development proposed for Main Road, it appears the town’s effort to conduct a corridor study to evaluate future development in the area is unwelcome. READ
The Riverhead Town Board informally approved the use of $50,000 to fix and reopen the town skateboard park in Stotzky Park at its work session on Thursday. The skateboard park has been closed indefinitely for more than a year because officials felt it was too dangerous until the repairs can be done . 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