The proposed three-month moratorium on commercial battery energy storage system facilities in Riverhead is no longer necessary, Supervisor Tim Hubbard said yesterday, with the state about to issue new safety regulations that will apply to any BESS facilities built in Riverhead.
Calverton Industrial moratorium and EPCAL zoning amendment approved at Riverhead Town Board’s first meeting of 2024
The new Riverhead Town Board had an eventful first meeting of 2024, passing a moratorium on industrial development in Calverton and amending a zoning district at EPCAL to prohibit airports.
The Hallockville Museum Farm has a new executive director. Heather Johnson of Smithtown will operate the nonprofit Northville Museum starting Jan. 9.
Riverhead Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole approximately $8,000 while employed as a gas station attendant for BJ’s Wholesale Club.
A Riverhead man has been arrested after a nearly four-day search for allegedly robbing an acquaintance, according to Riverhead Police.
‘Tis the season for giving in Riverhead Town. Local people are spreading holiday cheer and giving back to the community during the...
Supervisor-elect Tim Hubbard and other newly elected town officials will be sworn in on New Year's Day during ceremonies at Riverhead Town Hall.
Riverhead proposes relaxing zoning restrictions on marijuana businesses, but license holders say changes may not go far enough
A proposed amendment to Riverhead’s zoning code governing cannabis businesses in town would allow retail marijuana shops in more locations than the code in its current form. But the true impact of the proposal — and whether it would be effective in bringing the businesses to town — remains to be seen.
Riverhead Town’s donation of children’s books celebrating diversity and inclusion to the school district remains in limbo, despite the majority of the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force supporting the donation.
A crowd of more than 50 people went to Riverhead Town Hall on Wednesday to share their thoughts on preliminary goals and recommendations for the town’s comprehensive plan update.