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
The artist behind a East Main Street mural that may be removed as part of new construction is now fighting back. READ
The blues are coming back to Riverhead.
Another restaurant may be coming to a downtown Riverhead building — though the mural that adorns the structure is slated to be removed. READ
Should the road connecting downtown Riverhead to the nearby traffic circle become a one-way street? READ
We have all been waiting and hoping for downtown Riverhead to be revitalized. We strongly believe in Riverhead’s potential and it seems, finally, like it might be realized after so many false starts. New stores have opened, the Suffolk Theater is attracting great acts and we seem on the verge of actually making things happen. READ