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Riverhead goes out to bid for demolition of buildings to make way for town square

Riverhead Town is soliciting bids for the demolition of two buildings on Main Street to make way for the new town square. The board approved the bid notice during a special meeting today.

In planning downtown’s future, how should Riverhead deal with flooding? Town turns to Army Corps of Engineers for answers

The Army Corps of Engineers gave a preliminary presentation to town officials and planners earlier this month on flooding possibilities and ways to deal with them.

Aguiar: State Historic Preservation Office agrees to demolition of Main Street building

Riverhead Town has reached an agreement with the New York State Historic Preservation Office to allow demolition of a historic building on East Main Street to make way for the planned town square, Supervisor Yvette Aguiar announced today.

Virtual public meeting set on proposed town square design

Riverhead Town will host a virtual public meeting with Urban Design Associates on Aug. 5, to update the community on the progress of the town square project and solicit additional public input.

State historic preservation officials visit Riverhead to discuss town square plan

State historic preservation officials yesterday visited Riverhead's Main Street Historic District to discuss the town's plans to tear down the building at 117 E. Main St., which is designated as a "contributing resource" in the district.

Historic status of blighted building Riverhead bought to demo for town square snags progress

(Updated: July 12 11 a.m.) Riverhead’s plan to demolish a derelict building on Main Street to make way for the planned town...

Riverhead Town hires economic development consultant to assist with three projects

Riverhead Town has hired the nonprofit National Development Council for technical assistance on three projects, including a transit-oriented development project planned for the Court Street parking lot, the development of a the Main Street town square and the potential lease of the former Kmart building for a municipal complex.

Riverhead wants more community input on town square design through survey

Riverhead Town has put out a second online survey looking for community input for the design of the new town square on East Main Street. The survey is available until July 2.

Town takes title to Main Street buildings for development of town square

Riverhead buys three East Main Street buildings for $4.85 million, with plans to demolish two vacant buildings and renovate and expand the third.

Town square design virtual meeting set for Thursday evening

Riverhead is holding a virtual public meeting Thursday evening, April 15 to gain input and insights for the proposed town square on East Main Street.