The Riverhead Costco on Route 58 has been advertised as opening June 26, according to the store’s website and Facebook page, but the actual opening is still undetermined and likely to be sometime in mid-to-late July, according to a Costco employee with knowledge of the opening.
The Riverhead Town Board discussed producer Nile Rodgers’ “We Are Family Festival,” slated for August at Martha Clara, at Thursday’s work session. Other topics on the agenda included the ethics code, EPCAL and a waiver of building fees. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board okayed applications for a pair of grants to help fund a proposed “Suffolk County Regional Agritourism Visitors Center” that could include an indoor farmers market and offices for agriculture and tourism-related businesses and organizations. (more…)
The Brownfield Opportunities Area grant for downtown Riverhead, a possible ban on plastic bags, downtown dock fees and selling the East Lawn building are among the topics on the Riverhead Town Board’s work session agenda for Thursday.
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Recyclable grocery bags
The bag ban proposal is back in town.
After four out of five Town Board members shot down the idea a couple years ago, a proposal to ban retail plastic bags in Riverhead was brought to the Board members Thursday morning. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to discuss a proposal to build a pedestrian bridge over the Peconic River, connecting downtown Riverhead to a county park in Riverside, at its work session on Thursday.
The Riverhead Town animal shelter may soon be on the move. The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to vote on resolutions at its meeting Tuesday afternoon to set two hearings related to a proposed move for the shelter to the Henry Pfeifer Community Center building in Calverton. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board discussed at Thursday’s work session the feasibility of converting the former Armory located on Route 58 into a police and justice court headquarters. The cost of that conversion had been reported to be $11.3 million and the project, so far, hasn’t gained support from the majority of the Town Board.
On Thursday, the board learned that the renovation would cost $13 million if they decide to move forward. The board decided to move forward with studies of other alternatives.