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New coastal flood advisory tonight in Riverhead

by Sep 25, 2023
A new coastal flood advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for the area along the Peconic River in Riverhead tonight.

Mexicandy brightens up downtown Riverhead with frozen desserts and street food

by Aug 15, 2023
Christopher Aguilar of Riverhead offers Mexican ice cream, other frozen desserts and street foods at his new shop on East Main Street and the corner of McDermott Avenue.

Blues festival to return to downtown Riverhead

by Aug 7, 2023
The Peconic Riverfront will be the backdrop for an outdoor blues festival for the first time in more than a decade next month when Riverhead Townscape presents “Blues by the River” Sept. 9. Tickets go on sale at midnight tonight.

Unique new biz comes to Riverhead’s Main Street: Long Island Selfie Studio says ‘smile, snap, share’

by Jul 26, 2023
The Long Island Selfie Studio on East Main Street in Riverhead boasts that it's one of the "most instagrammable" places on Long Island.

Parking garage consulting agreement signed in March is ratified: Town Board wrap-up July 6

by Jul 11, 2023
The Town Board last week ratified a $30,000 consulting contract that was signed by the deputy supervisor nearly four months ago hiring National Development Council to lead the town's review of the downtown parking garage project on First Street. Plus: rundown of actions at July 6 meeting.

Site plan for townhouses on E. Main Street aired: July 6 Planning Board meeting wrap-up

by Jul 11, 2023
The “Merritts Creek Townhouses” application proposes to build 26 two-story townhouse dwellings on a 3.5-acre site at 916 E. Main Street, east of Brook Street.

Summer fun kicks into high gear in downtown Riverhead, with debut of Alive on 25 street festival — and fireworks to celebrate...

by Jul 1, 2023
Crowds packed the streets of downtown Riverhead last night for the 2023 debut of the Alive on 25 summer street festival, capped off by a fireworks show after dark. Photo gallery.

Riverhead passed over by U.S. DOT for competitive transportation grant

by Jun 30, 2023
Riverhead Town sought $24.6 million to help fund a flood resiliency project on the Peconic Riverfront, a parking garage on First Street, the amphitheater and playground elements of the new town square; new streetscape lighting, signage improvements, public Wi-Fi and new security cameras downtown.

Alive on 25 street festival returns to Downtown Riverhead Friday with fireworks show

by Jun 29, 2023
The first Alive on 25 street festival of the 2023 summer season will bring fireworks, a car show and street vendors to Downtown Riverhead tomorrow night starting at 5 p.m..

Developer of proposed apartment building at former West Marine site on Main Street files application for Riverhead IDA benefits

by May 16, 2023
Wayne Steck, a principal in the company that developed Summerwind Square, is seeking IDA benefits for a second proposed mixed-use apartment building in downtown Riverhead.