Officials from Riverhead Town and the Riverhead School District urged the Suffolk County IDA not to grant an enhanced 10-year tax exemption to the owner of the Suffolk County Community College’s culinary school that would result in no property taxes being paid over a 10 year period.
The comments came at a public hearing held before the county IDA Wednesday. READ
The Riverhead Town Board last week voted 3-2 in favor of a resolution to find Calverton Aviation & Technology qualified and eligible to purchase the approximately 1,600 acres of town-owned land at Enterprise Park at Calverton.
So what happens now? READ
The owners of the Riverhead Culinary Arts building on East Main Street are seeking a new 10-year property tax abatement from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency. READ
The Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association is now the owner of 10 vacant properties in Flanders — and it plans to give them away for free to neighboring property owners by April 1. READ
The Suffolk Legal Aid Society is planning to move into space in the upstairs portion of the former Riverhead Fire Headquarters on Second Street, according to Bob Castaldi, the building owner. READ
By now, you’ve probably heard them debate the issues — and you’ve certainly seen their TV ads — but who are they?
Here’s some background on the candidates for Congress, state Senate and state Assembly. READ
The Nov. 6 ballot features a bevy of contests in addition to the prominent race for the 1st Congressional District seat.
Here’s a quick rundown of who’s who. READ
Officials are considering zoning changes in downtown Riverhead that will reduce the maximum height allowed for buildings.
The proposal, still in draft stage, comes in light of a recent rush of five-story buildings in the downtown area, something allowed by zoning the town adopted in the 2003 master plan update. (more…)