A proposal to make to make the three-hour parking restrictions in about 60 spots behind stores in downtown Riverhead run 24/7 instead of the current 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. needs some tweaking, according to two speakers at a public hearing before the Riverhead Town Board Tuesday. READ
The three-hour parking limit on about 60 spaces in the riverfront parking lot between Pera Bell Food Bar and Dark Horse Restaurant would no longer be in effect from just 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. under a proposal being considered by the Riverhead Town Board.
Riverhead Town officials have been trying to attract a supermarket or grocery store to the downtown area for many years. And now it looks as if though one may open there soon.
A man who was arrested last week on a robbery charge was arrested again on Tuesday. This time he’s charged with felony sex abuse, robbery, and unlawful imprisonment. READ
A proposed five-story, 45-unit affordable apartment building on West Main Street received preliminary site plan approval from the Riverhead Planning Board Thursday night — but that approval came with 26 conditions, including one that requires that the Riverhead Fire Chief be satisfied that the building has sufficient emergency access along the rear of the building, which abuts the Peconic River on 11 West Main St. READ
The mighty Peconic River proved too much of a beast for a group of Scandinavian warriors searching for victory in Riverhead Sunday. Nearly a dozen men had to pull the remains of their sinking Viking vessel, Hammer of the Gods, from the water after it began to flounder. READ
A proposed 48-unit affordable apartment complex on West Main Street will be reduced in size to comply with a request from the Riverhead Fire District to retain access behind the building. READ
Ansar Johnson of Riverhead hula hoops during the JumpstART event in Riverhead Friday night. (Credit: Estefany Molina)
East End Arts held its annual JumpstART festival in downtown Riverhead Friday evening. READ