The septic systems of the future will remove nitrogen before it reaches groundwater, something the current concrete block cesspools underneath most homes cannot do. This will result in improved groundwater and surface water quality as a result, officials say. READ
The Riverhead Water District will need about $10 million to cover the cost of four projects it says are needed, in part due to high water usage from people and businesses watering their lawns with sprinklers and irrigation systems. READ
The Riverhead Town Board approved two more steps needed for the completion of its Enterprise Park at Calverton reuse plans on Tuesday, but it still has a few more steps to go, according to Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
Another solar energy project could be coming to Calverton.
sPower, the Utah-based based company that recently built a 9.2-watt solar energy project on 45 acres on the east side of Edwards Avenue, is now considering another solar project farther west in Calverton. READ
The Riverhead Town Board has appointed eight people to serve on its newly formed helicopter noise task force.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss the planning for the annual Country Fair at Thursday’s work session.
The Riverhead Town Board has approved additional drive-in movie events planned for this summer at Riverhead Raceway.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to vote on resolutions approving the rest of the outdoor drive-in movies that Riverhead Raceway has planned for its property on Route 58 at its meeting Tuesday. READ