A majority of Riverhead Town Board members now support selling the Route 58 armory, which was once envisioned as a possible police and justice court headquarters. But first, they’ll need to persuade the state to remove a covenant restricting its use to police and courts.
Some say the era of brick-and-mortar retail may be waning, but a rundown of current building applications and ongoing projects for Route 58 includes more than a dozen proposals.
So what does that mean for Riverhead’s bustling shopping district? READ
The 120,450-square foot shopping center proposed by Brixmor Property Group took a step forward Thursday afternoon, when the Riverhead Town Planning Board granted preliminary site plan approval.
Jason Damianos, owner of Jason’s Vineyard in Jamesport, has been identified as the victim in Friday morning’s fatal car crash in Riverhead, according to a police press release.
The Riverhead Planning Board officially voted last Thursday to require Brixmor Property Group to install a 10-foot wall along 790 feet of the eastern property line of its proposed 120,000-square-foot retail center at The Shops at Riverhead, the Route 58 complex that currently has no tenants other than Costco, which purchased the land it sits on.
The proposed sound wall between Brixmor Property Group’s 120,000-square-foot shopping center on Route 58 and the residents of the Millbrook Community now appears to be shrinking from 12 feet to 10. READ
While portions of the wall proposed for the Mexico-U.S. border may ended up being fence, planning officials in Riverhead are insisting that a wall on one particular commercial property here be even longer and higher than originally proposed.
A gas station attendant was struck in the face by a suspect with a handgun during an attempted armed robbery early Thursday morning in Riverhead, according to Riverhead Town police. READ