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10/29/14 12:10pm
10/29/2014 12:10 PM
NEWS-REVIEW FILE PHOTO | An aerial view of Calverton Enterprise Park, looking south

An aerial view of Calverton Enterprise Park, looking south (Credit: File)

Riverhead Town has secured additional funding to cover the cost of redirecting sewers from Peconic Bay waters at the Enterprise Park at Calverton thanks to $476,000 in grant funding from the state’s Water Quality Improvement Program.  (more…)

10/29/14 10:00am
Credit: Patrick W. Moore

Credit: Patrick W. Moore

The owners of a Northville nursery who are seeking town permission to build solar panels on 10 acres at the rear of their Sound Avenue farm will first need to prove that no other use allowed under the property’s zoning will be profitable at the site.

Plant Connection, owned by Melissa Daniels and Anthony Caggiano, is seeking a “use variance” from the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals to allow them to incorporate a use not permitted by zoning.

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10/29/14 8:00am
(Credit: Tim Gannon)

The former Rolle Brothers Farm Equipment property in Riverhead. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

A proposed 38,204-square-foot shopping center on the site of the former Rolle Brothers Farm Equipment property on Route 58 received re-approvals last week from the Zoning Board of Appeals for some variances it originally received two years ago.

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10/28/14 5:37pm

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Two westbound lanes on the Long Island Expressway will be closed between exits 70 and 71 tonight and Thursday night as workers perform “major repairs” of the Halsey Manor Road Bridge, a New York State Department of Transportation spokesperson said Tuesday.

One lane will remain open between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. both nights (weather permitting) while the repairs are made to the bridge, which was recently damaged by a truck in a crash. Drivers are urged to use alternate routes or they will experience delays.