The operator of the oil storage and distribution facility in Northville seeks permission to build six biofuel storage tanks with a collective capacity of 108,000 gallons, for blending with heating oil and diesel fuel.
The Riverhead Town Board last night voted to rescind a 2012 agreement that allowed a handful of downtown businesses to place trash containers in a town-owned parking lot on the Peconic Riverfront. The businesses have 15 days to have the containers removed.
The L.I. Science Center, which moved to Rocky Point after selling its West Main Street building to developer Conifer Realty in 2016, will return to downtown Riverhead this summer, thanks to an arrangement with BNB Bank.
Riverhead Town officials are discussing ways to take aim at 'blighted properties' that are vacant and boarded-up like this long-closed store on the corner of Roanoke Avenue and Pulaski Street, with new legislation that would assess fees of up to $5,000 against properties determined to be blighted under a point system like one used by Huntington Town.
A 100-room boutique hotel planned for Peconic Avenue on the former Peconic Paddler site needs a temporary sewer hookup from Riverhead until Southampton's planned sewage treatment plant comes online in approximately June 2020.
In this series, RiverheadLOCAL will delve into the history of the place known as EPCAL on the eve of what is widely regarded as the most important decision ever made by a town board in the 226-year history of the Town of Riverhead.