Riverhead Town officials are hoping to get grant money to fund two major projects.
One is the so-called scoot train, which would run between the Riverhead and Greenport train stations while establishing a series of “feeder” bus loops to take riders from the stations to other nearby attractions. READ
When it was enacted in 2009, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority payroll tax, which is now levied on all businesses in the area that exceed $1.25 million in annual revenue, was decried as an unconstitutional job-killing measure that unfairly hurt the East End.
Seven years later, at least one of those claims still rings true: It’s unfair. READ