A proposed 48-unit affordable apartment complex on West Main Street will be reduced in size to comply with a request from the Riverhead Fire District to retain access behind the building. READ
Backing out of their parking spaces on West Main Street can get tricky for some Farm Country Kitchen customers.
In fact, according to one Planning Board member, parking has become so dangerous there that he’d feel guilty if someone got injured while cars try to maneuver around one another at the popular eatery — which he feels is bound to happen if nothing changes.
So, the Planning Board is moving to change it. (more…)
Riverhead police are investigating an armed robbery reported at a store on East Main Street Tuesday night. (more…)
A taxi driver was injured after his cab was side-swiped and careened off West Main Street, striking the side of the Greenview Inn motel, Riverhead police said.
The cabbie’s condition was unknown but police at the scene said he suffered a head injury in the 2:50 p.m. crash.
The driver of a second car actually caused the accident by trying to pass the taxi by using the shoulder. (more…)
A small brush fire sparked behind a house on West Main Street where a group of men had started a fire in a barrel, Riverhead Firefighters at the scene said. (more…)
Riverhead Town officials may take another stab at trying to get the state to ease restrictions on a law that severely limits development along the banks of the Peconic River.
“Right now, there’s no incentive to revitalize,” said Charles Voorhis of the engineering firm, Nelson, Pope and Voorhis, which was hired by the town to complete a $610,000 Brownfield Opportunities Area grant study of West Main Street and downtown Riverhead. (more…)
An afternoon of drinking in an abandoned house on West Main Street turned violent Saturday when a fight broke out between nine homeless men, Riverhead Town Police said. (more…)