Riverhead Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson says he will not provide paving and highway services — other than snow plowing — to roads in the Oak Hills section of Baiting Hollow, despite a Town Board resolution passed last Wednesday to incorporate 11 streets into the town road system.
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is asking the Town Board to approve a 5,720-square-foot expansion to triple the size of its Osborn Avenue headquarters.
Following its “Last Bow Wow” fundraiser earlier this month, a nonprofit group dedicated to creating a better shelter for the town’s homeless animals has made its final donation. READ
An abandoned trailer with a sign that reads “I love you, God. Thank you” on farmland off Route 25 in Calverton has resulted in the owner of the property being issued violations by Riverhead Town for having unregistered vehicles on the property. READ
Riverhead Town Councilman John Dunleavy, whose Town Board seat is set to be open after this year due term limits, is making a run for supervisor in November’s election, taking on taxes as his main concern.
In what Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter called a “long overdue” discussion on workforce housing Thursday morning, three town board members questioned the idea of housing at the Enterprise Park at Calverton before a group of experts who spoke about its benefits. READ
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is exploring the possibility of expanding its Osborn Avenue headquarters to create needed storage space. READ
You can now go on Riverhead Town’s website and watch a two-hour documentary about the town’s 175th anniversary, filmed in 1967, complete with interviews — in color — with local residents and officials from the time, and footage of what downtown and other parts of Riverhead looked like then. READ