Riverhead Town is abandoning its plans to create an energy park at the Enterprise Park in Calverton as it looks to sell 633 acres it owns on the property to a private developer.
In 2014, the Town Board agreed to set aside 94 acres on the site’s southwest corner as land it could rent to energy-generating facilities.
A proposed hard cider tasting room and retail store at Grapes & Greens in Baiting Hollow, dubbed Riverhead Ciderhouse, is seeking a three-month temporary certificate of occupancy so it can open in time for Long Island Winterfest, an annual event that brings live music to local vineyard tasting rooms, theaters, breweries, hotels and other venues on the East End. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin held a “telephone town hall” Thursday night, answering questions from constituents in an hour-long event. READ
A majority of Riverhead Town Board members now support selling the Route 58 armory, which was once envisioned as a possible police and justice court headquarters. But first, they’ll need to persuade the state to remove a covenant restricting its use to police and courts.
Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced he’ll hold a “telephone town hall” Thursday night to provide constituents an opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns to him by phone.
The U.S. Geological Survey has proposed a one-year well monitoring study for the Town of Riverhead to determine where saltwater intrusion has occurred.
“Nobody really has a clear understanding of what the saltwater interface looks like,” Supervisor Sean Walter said at last Thursday’s work session.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering increasing the penalty for those who fail to clear sidewalks of snow in front of their property, as required by town code. READ
A proposed art gallery with artist lofts in downtown Riverhead that has been in the works since 2001 is finally making moves toward construction. READ