Should Riverhead Town build a side road that runs parallel to Route 25A just west of McDonald’s in Wading River? Or should it allow future developers to simply link their parking lots instead?
That was a debate that surfaced at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. READ
The Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association has some pretty drastic suggestions for dealing with traffic come the fall pumpkin-picking season, when local roads traditionally become jammed with traffic.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter unveiled a tentative 2017 spending plan Thursday that includes a 4.12 percent increase to next year’s tax levy.
In the mid-1980s when brown tide first struck the Peconic Bay — devastating the local shellfish industry in the process — people needed a bad guy, according to Kevin McDonald of the Nature Conservancy. (more…)
Four of the five Riverhead Town Board members said they’re prepared to approve the exterior elevations for the proposed five-story, 117-unit mixed use apartment project at the former McCabe’s site downtown. They no longer want to hear recommendations from the town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission or its Architectural Review Board. READ
Riverhead Town’s tentative budget for 2017 is a few weeks away from being released, but the Town Board is already taking steps to possibly pierce New York State’s budget cap. READ
A resort and spa is being proposed on the 94-acre Broad Cove property east of Indian Island County Park.
The project, which is in its initial stages, is being called “The Vineyard Resort and Spa.” READ
Some Riverhead Town officials are wondering if the town should allow new developments to connect to public water at a time when the water district needs $10 million in improvements to meet existing demand. READ