A dozen dogs already seeking a permanent home have been temporarily displaced from Kent Animal Shelter after an oil burner mishap this morning forced an evacuation, which also sent four employees to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. READ
Kent Animal Shelter may find a new home after all — in Shoreham.
Pam Green, Kent’s executive director, said the Calverton shelter is looking for a new location with assistance from Brookhaven Town officials. READ
Kent Animal Shelter has quite a fan base in support of its proposal to expand its shelter on Calverton shelter on River Road. READ
Richard Amper, executive director of the Pine Barrens Society, once again lived up to his true form last Wednesday in his latest bid to stop the rebuild of Kent Animal Shelter. His arguments disintegrated in several instances because some of his statements were dead wrong.
The conflict over the expansion of Kent Animal Shelter in the Core Preservation Area of the Pine Barrens is getting personal. What’s worse, it’s unnecessary. READ
The head of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society wants Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter to recuse himself from voting on Kent Animal Shelter’s waiver application before the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, of which the supervisor is a voting member. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to approve an excavation permit for Island Water Park’s proposed man-made lake for water skiing at its meeting Tuesday. The water skiing venture, which will use overhead cables to pull skiers, rather than boats, has been in the planning stages for about 15 years. (more…)
A rendering from 2013 of what the new Kent Animal Shelter will look like. (Credit: courtesy drawing)
Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton has saved many dogs and cats over the years at its River Road facility.
But now, Riverhead Town officials have devised a plan wherein cats may be what saves Kent.
Specifically, feral cats. (more…)