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Riverhead auto dealership sold

A Riverhead auto dealership owned by the same family for 45 years has changed hands. The Strollo family has sold Riverhead Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram to the owner of Stevens 112 Ford.

Five-vehicle crash shuts down eastbound traffic on Route 58 Monday morning

A five-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 58 and Mill Road early this morning shut down eastbound traffic on the four-lane highway.

Riverhead Town eyes vacant Kmart building on Route 58 for municipal complex

Riverhead Town officials are considering leasing the vacant 106,000-square-foot former Kmart building on Route 58 for use as a municipal complex. The town would consolidate most departments in one location.

COVID-19 lockdowns and retail bankruptcies hurt one of Riverhead’s biggest tax payers — but Tanger battles back

Tanger Factory Outlets, a mainstay of Riverhead’s Route 58 commercial corridor since the mid-1990s, was hurt by pandemic shutdowns and tenant bankruptcies last year, but business is stabilizing and improving, company executives said this week.

‘Micro apartments’ for Rt. 58? Aguiar to present concept to town board today

Aguiar will ask the town board to consider allowing vacant retail spaces to be redeveloped with “micro” apartments, which she says would fill a need for a variety of household types without impacting the school district.

Retail center and fast-food restaurant proposed for Route 58 and Mill Road

Plans have been filed for a 45,587-square-foot retail center with a 152-seat fast-food restaurant on the vacant corner at Route 58 and Mill Road.

Plan for new car wash on Route 58 sparks debate at town board hearing

Plans for an automated car wash on the corner of Route 58 and Pulaski Street Extension were debated for nearly an 90 minutes during a town board public hearing Wednesday afternoon.

Route 58 crash sends three people to hospital

A car ran a red light on Route 58 Saturday morning and struck a vehicle exiting a shopping center with a green light. Three people were injured.

New Route 58 auto dealership gets green light

The planning board approved a 31,146-square-foot, two-story building for auto sales and service at 1716 Old Country Road.

Riverhead Town officials debate outdoor auto storage as a new use in industrial zones

Town officials are considering a zoning code change to allow outside automobile storage as a special permit use in industrial zones, to help auto dealers with inventories too large to store at their dealerships. But they disagree over which of the town’s industrial zones should allow outdoor auto storage.