Support local journalism.

Now more than ever, local news matters.

Town square

Town Board gets updated look at Town Square ideas during ‘activation plan’ presentation

by
The presentation outlined the ongoing development of the downtown area, including plans for the riverfront and town square, and also unveiled plans for two parking garages off East Main Street not previously presented to the board.

Town Board names Petrocelli master developer of town square

by
The Riverhead Town Board designated J. Petrocelli Development Associates as master developer of the new town square last night, authorizing the the start of negotiations to further the project’s development.

Riverhead poised to name Petrocelli its master developer for town square project

by
J. Petrocelli Development Associates unveiled ambitious plans for the development of the public space, which the group said will “activate the town,” during a town board work session this morning,

Three forums set on how to spend $10 million downtown revitalization grant

by
The meetings, hosted by Riverhead’s Local Planning Committee — the advisory committee formed jointly by the state and town to guide the town’s spending of its award — are scheduled for March 21 at Town Hall, May 23 at the Suffolk Theater, and July 1 at either Grangebel Park or the Town Square site.

Riverhead awarded $10 million downtown revitalization grant

by
Riverhead Town has been awarded a $10 million grant from New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative program, which will go toward major town-sponsored improvement projects like the town square and transit-oriented development near the railroad station.

Union at odds with Riverhead Town over Main Street demolition contract, citing town’s apprenticeship requirement

by
Union officials are objecting to Riverhead Town’s award of a $965,000 demolition contract to a company that is not a participant in a qualified apprenticeship program registered, which the union says is mandated by the town’s procurement policy.

Riverhead celebrates start of demolition to make way for town square on Main Street

by
Community residents, business owners and government officials turned out to watch a heavy equipment operator begin demolition a long-vacant, blighted building on Main Street in Riverhead Monday, where the town plans to create a town square in the hope of spurring downtown revitalization.

Main Street buildings set for demolition Monday to make way for town square

by
The two Main Street buildings coming down to make way for Riverhead's town square have a date with the wrecking ball Monday.

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

by
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

by
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.
RiverheadLOCAL