Tebbens Steel at EPCAL celebrated its 70th anniversary Sept. 19. Elsie Tebbens, Councilman John Dunleavy, Tom Tebbens Sr, Tom Tebbens II, and Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter celebrated the milestone. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Alfred Tebbens started a repair shop business in 1944, a small operation that began in Center Moriches. Now 70 years later, that business, now known as Tebbens Steel, is still going strong with its main operation in Enterprise Park at Calverton. (more…)
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In the past few months, this newspaper has editorialized more than once on the town’s budget situation. It faces a $1.6 million deficit in 2015 — and no formal budget has even been presented yet. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to have its first public discussion on the 2015 town budget at its work session on Thursday. Supervisor Sean Walter has said the budget will need to cut about 20 positions in order to avoid a 12 percent tax increase, due in part to a roughly $4 million budget deficit. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board held public hearings Tuesday night on rezoning the Second Street firehouse, which it hopes to sell, and on a special permit to put a new Hamptons Coffee location in Aquebogue. (more…)
Town Board members Jim Wooten and John Dunleavy, left, and Supervisor Sean Walter at last week’s Town Board meeting. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
With details emerging on Riverhead Town’s 2015 fiscal situation — a grim one, to say the least — town political leaders will have to put their money where their mouths are as they work to close a $1.5 million budget gap. (more…)
Members of the public at Thursday night’s planning board hearing on a 50-lot subdivision at Enterprise Park at Calverton. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A room full of people showed up to town hall on Wednesday night at a public hearing on a study regarding the future of Enterprise Park at Calverton, and they weren’t happy about language in it that pointed to 300 housing units — as well as retail uses — down the line.
Last night, one of the planners who helped write out the study — which explores subdividing the 2,400 town-owned acres into 50 separate lots, 42 of which could be sold by the town — explained where the idea came from. (more…)
Ray Maynard of Skydive Long Island at last night’s Town Board meeting. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The thought of placing housing and retail uses at the Enterprise Park at Calverton weren’t very popular at a public hearing Wednesday night on Riverhead Town’s reuse plan for the former Grumman site. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board heard overwhelming opposition to allowing housing and retail uses at EPCAL. Those uses are suggested in the proposed reuse plan for EPCAL and the draft environmental impact study of that plan, both of which were subject of public hearings at Wednesday’s meeting.