As 2017 came to an end, a split Riverhead Town Board voted to hold a “qualified and eligible sponsor” hearing on Luminati Aerospace and its new partner, Triple Five Ventures Co. LLC, on Jan. 17, 2018. The hearing is meant to demonstrate whether the company has the financial wherewithal to carry out its proposed $40 million, 1,604-acre purchase from the town, in order to do aviation manufacturing. read
At the end of the year, Sean Walter, Riverhead Town’s fifth-longest serving supervisor, will leave office, having held his position since 2010. We asked him what he considers his biggest successes and disappointments, and where he thinks the town is headed. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) held mobile offices at the Riverhead Fire Department Monday before he headed down to the Capitol for a House of Representatives vote.
A majority of the Riverhead Town Board now plans to vote in favor of scheduling a “qualified and eligible sponsor” hearing for Luminati Aerospace, which is seeking to buy approximately 1,700 acres of land from the town at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million. READ
The Riverhead armory sits alongside Route 58 in Riverhead in between car dealerships, shuttered and shabby. READ
Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski presented a proclamation to the Riverhead Town Board Thursday, congratulating the town on its 225th year.
A Thursday night fundraiser for Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), where former White House strategist and conservative Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon was a headliner, drew criticism from constituents. READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center officials, architects and builders were before the Riverhead Town Board Thursday to request a site plan amendment for its ongoing expansion project, in part to accommodate for increased action at the hospital. READ