For more than 20 years the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has worked to protect the area’s marine environment through conservation efforts. It is the only organization authorized by New York State to rescue and rehabilitate marine mammals and sea turtles.
Since its inception, Robert DiGiovanni had served as the nonprofit’s director and senior biologist. Now, it appears Mr. DiGiovanni’s tenure with the organization has come to an abrupt end. READ
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Riverhead Town and Atlantis Holdings are both looking to benefit from a Connecticut company’s plan to possibly build fuel cells on a portion of the town parking lot adjacent to Atlantis’ Long Island Aquarium.
The Riverhead Industrial Development Agency voted unanimously at a special meeting Tuesday to grant tax incentives for a proposed restaurant and boutique hotel on East Main Street and for an additional 10-year tax abatement at the Long Island Aquarium.
That part of the meeting took about 10 minutes. The dispute that followed lasted nearly an hour. READ
Without tax incentives from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency, the Long lsland Aquarium in downtown Riverhead would pay close to $1 million a year in taxes and would not be able to stay open, according to Bryan DeLuca, the executive director of Atlantis Holdings, the company that owns the complex containing the aquarium, the Hyatt Place hotel, Treasure Cove Marina and Jerry and the Mermaid. READ
The company that owns the Long Island Aquarium and Hyatt Hotel in downtown Riverhead is proposing to build a five-story hotel with an upscale restaurant across the street.
The Riverhead Town Board voted 4-1 to adopt its 2016 town budget and to pierce the state’s two-percent tax levy cap at its meeting Tuesday night. READ
Atlantis is looking at its options to redevelop this property. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The company that owns the Long Island Aquarium and the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Riverhead is looking to restore a dilapidated 113-year-old building it recently purchased across the street instead of tearing it down.