Peconic Crossing, a 45-unit, five-story “workforce housing” apartment building proposed on West Main Street, will get a 100 percent property tax abatement on the value of the improvements for 10 years, under a decision made by the Riverhead Town Industrial Development Agency Monday. READ
A proposed 45-unit affordable apartment building on West Main Street received final site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday night. READ
The current view of the downtown pass-through. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Drivers may no longer be able to enter the Chase bank parking lot from Peconic Avenue and then come out on West Main Street, near Maryhaven, once the Peconic Crossing apartment complex is built. (more…)
The former West Marine building on East Main Street. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The Long Island Science Center is no longer looking to buy the former West Marine building on East Main Street, according to board member Larry Oxman, who said the center is now looking for other space.
Mr. Oxman wouldn’t say why the Science Center is no longer interested in the West Marine building, which has been vacant since West Marine moved to Route 58 in 2011. (more…)
The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Tax breaks for a plan to build an apartment building in the current spot of the Long Island Science Center downtown will be the subject of a public hearing at Riverhead’s Industrial Development Agency meeting tonight.
The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. in Riverhead Town Hall. (more…)
(Credit: Carrie Miller)
At last check, private property owners have every right to remove illegally parked cars from their premises. And when that private property owner happens to be a nonprofit educational center hoping to better attract families from across the county, it should be encouraged to do so and not scolded by those who just happened to miss — or more likely, dismiss — the tow-away signs. (more…)