Having yet to see any progress or revenue from a solar energy company that LIPA selected in December 2014 to operate at Riverhead Town’s Enterprise Park at Calverton, the Town Board held off last Thursday on awarding additional contracts for similar projects.
The company looking to create a similar facility on the site of the former Peconic Health and Racquet Club on Flanders Road in Flanders is hoping to get Southampton Planning Board approval by the end of August, an engineer for the applicant told the Bayview Pines Civic and Taxpayers Association last Wednesday.
Consumers could soon be allowed to purchase alcohol within 200 feet of a school or church — even on a Sunday morning — if Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to loosen certain Prohibition-era “blue laws” is approved. READ
Who knew a battery recycling container could be so popular?
Suffolk County residents will soon have three more numbers to dial when making in-county calls. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will vote at a special meeting Thursday to award a new solar energy contract, but this time for land on the former town landfill rather than at Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
Parking ticket scofflaws who have been dreading to pay late fines on Southampton Town parking tickets will get some relief over the next two months. READ
A group of North Fork civic and environmental organizations are pushing for Riverhead Town to publish the agendas for an array of meetings on Riverhead Town’s website sooner and more frequently.