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Town plans to apply for state grant to aid Petrocelli hotel project on town square

by Apr 17, 2024
Riverhead Town plans to submit a grant application for up to $2 million in funding on behalf of J. Petrocelli Development in connection with the demolition of the building at 127 East Main Street to make way for a proposed mixed use building on the site.

Action on town square project, downtown parking garage: April 2 Town Board wrap-up

by Apr 5, 2024
The Town Board took several actions at its April 2 meeting related to the development of the town square on East Main Street and a parking garage on First Street.

Town square project moves forward, with goal of construction bidding next year

by Mar 22, 2024
The development of the town square advanced this week with the hiring of a landscape architect and its team of consultants to design the town square and streetscape improvements and prepare the documents needed for permitting and bidding.

Riverhead Town Square lights up with the spirit of the holiday season: photos

by Dec 3, 2023
Riverhead Town kicked off holiday season celebrations Saturday with a tree-lighting event at the town square. The event, hosted...

Aguiar criticizes L.I. Science Center president and, citing lack of progress, says town is having site appraised for possible eminent...

by Nov 29, 2023
Supervisor Yvette Aguiar criticized the Long Island Science Center's president this week, alleging he delayed the development of a new museum on East Main Street and secretly trying to sell the property.

Riverhead Town snares state grants for town square adaptive playground and feasibility study for potential sports complex at EPCAL

by Nov 20, 2023
Riverhead received a $500,000 award for the planned adaptive playground on the riverfront and a $30,000 award to fund a feasibility study for a potential sports complex at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

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.

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.

Riverhead seeks $24.6 million federal grant for downtown projects, including flood resiliency measures and 569-space parking garage

by Apr 14, 2023
The town is seeking federal funding for: a flood resiliency project on the riverfront; an amphitheater & playground in the town square; public Wi-Fi, security cameras, lighting and signage downtown; and about half the cost of a parking garage in the parking lot north of E. Main St.

Riverhead celebrates Hanukkah with community menorah lighting in town square

by Dec 18, 2022
Members of Temple Israel of Riverhead marked the beginning of Hanukkah this evening with a community menorah lighting.