A plan that could pave the way for an assisted living facility on Mill Road was largely opposed last night in Town Hall, as residents feared the impact of increased development at the site and farmers spoke out against the fact the future of agriculture as a viable industry in town could be sacrificed as a result. READ
Two women removed $1,221 worth of women’s clothing from the J. Crew store at Tanger Outlets about noon last Thursday and fled the area, police said.
The Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday night rejected Jamesport Plaza LLC’s request for two variances that are part of an overall plan to nearly triple the size of the Main Road shopping center. READ
Leaders of four civic and environmental organizations have sent a letter to Riverhead Town Board members asking that the town require two large development projects in Jamesport to have their environmental impacts studied together. READ
Kent Animal Shelter may find a new home after all — in Shoreham.
Pam Green, Kent’s executive director, said the Calverton shelter is looking for a new location with assistance from Brookhaven Town officials. READ
A 2008 rendering of the F1 Long Island track
Gentlemen, don’t start your engines just yet! READ
Site of proposed 7-Eleven in Aquebogue
An attorney representing 7-Eleven said a proposed ban on 24-hour operations in certain parts of town is illegal and would not withstand a legal challenge. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will hold three public hearings Wednesday night on proposals to ban 24-hour retail operations in hamlet areas.