The two Main Street buildings coming down to make way for Riverhead's town square have a date with the wrecking ball Monday.
The town has negotiated the purchase of 117 East Main Street, and 121 East Main Street and a six-month option to purchase 127 East Main Street, according to a resolution to be taken up at Tuesday's Community Development Agency meeting.
Supervisor: Time has come for condemnation of properties owned by landlords ‘holding Riverhead hostage’
Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter is calling for the town board to move to condemn properties owned by a Brooklyn-based landlord. 'It's time to end the siege,' he said.
DEC: Downtown Riverhead building owner where vandalism caused oil leak must sample soil for contamination
After removing hundreds of gallons of oil and water from storm drains, environmental regulators concerned about danger to Peconic River.
Would-be thieves cut copper lines in vacant downtown Riverhead building, cause oil spill on Peconic Riverfront
The spilt oil discharged from a sump in the building into the parking lot storm drains, then percolated to the surface after heavy rains earlier this week, Riverhead Fire Marshal Craig Zitek said.