Members of the Riverhead United Methodist Church on East Main Street are appealing for help from Riverhead Town to stop damage they say is being done to the church from the pile-driving work underway at the Riverview Lofts apartment project across the street. (more…)
As the Riverhead Town Board gets closer to making a decision on Calverton Aviation and Technology’s proposal to buy 1,640 acres at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million, a group of civic and environmental organizations is urging them not to make that deal. READ
The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday with an amendment that would require the Federal Aviation Administration to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route that North Fork residents have said brings frequent and unwanted noise.
Town officials hit Downtown Riverhead on foot Tuesday to take a closer look at lingering problems that members of a new downtown revitalization committee can begin to address. READ
Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith opened her first State of the Town speech Monday by criticizing her predecessor’s handling of town finances. She later described some new initiatives she hopes to implement, such as providing a resource officer for Riverhead High School and finding a tenant for the long-vacant Riverhead train station. READ
A search is ongoing going for a suspect who stole Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith’s vehicle from her driveway early Sunday morning, according to Riverhead Town Police. READ
Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith blamed the prior administration of Republican Sean Walter for spending all of the town’s reserves, and allowing infrastructure to crumble, in her first State of the Town speech, saying Mr. Walter “effectively kicked the can down the road.” READ
Chalk one up for Sal Mastropaolo of Calverton, who attends most Riverhead Town Board meetings and often points out mistakes in resolutions before board members get the chance to approve them. READ