I recently read that someone had the bright idea of installing parking meters in downtown Riverhead.
First, they should speak with the shopkeepers of downtown Port Jefferson where they’re likely to get an earful of negative responses. READ
Change has been happening fast on both sides of the Peconic River in recent years — and more is on the way. READ
Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred in broad daylight downtown by the Peconic Riverfront. READ
Standing behind the counter at Barth’s Drug Store on East Main Street in Riverhead, owner Barry Barth greets customers by name as they enter. Recently, however, they’ve also been greeted with unfortunate news: Come Jan. 1, Mr. Barth will be a retired man. READ
Police are again searching for information following another mugging in the downtown Riverhead area. READ
A colorful mural on East Main Street seemed destined to be taken down a couple of weeks ago after the building owner’s architect said that it would be removed as part of a facade alteration.
But an effort by Caitlyn Shea — the artist who created the mural last summer — to save the piece of public art seems to have worked: the mural has proven too popular to remove. READ