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 addiction research and treatment facility at the south end of the eastern runway at the Enterprise Park at Calverton won’t be subjected to an environmental impact study after all.
After hearing from a number of the plan’s proponents Tuesday, Riverhead Town Board members voted 4-1 against requiring the applicant, Peconic Care, to conduct the impact study.
Drag racing could soon return to Long Island.
Suffolk County Legislature’s Presiding Officer, DuWayne Gregory, announced the establishment of an ad hoc committee to investigate potential spots for a drag racing strip at a news conference Tuesday in Hauppauge.
The former congressman who initiated efforts to turn over Enterprise Park at Calverton to Riverhead Town in the early 1990s is now urging town officials to move forward with the latest subdivision plan for the property.
The Riverhead Town Board agrees that a proposed addiction treatment and research facility is a noble cause. But what members can’t seem to agree on is whether it belongs at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
It was a case of another year and more big plans for the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
But this year, unlike in the past, the big plan Riverhead Town officials had been hoping for moved a step closer to reality. Or at least they hope so. READ
New York State played Santa Claus for local municipalities and developers Thursday, doling out $62 million in grant money on Long Island, with the Riverhead, Southold and Riverside communities all on the receiving end. READ
Riverhead Town’s proposed $46 million sale of more than 600 acres at the Enterprise Park at Calverton will help the town pay off its debt. But that’s about all it will do, according to Supervisor Sean Walter. READ