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08/01/16 7:35pm
08/01/2016 7:35 PM

The Long Island Science Center building on West Main Street will be demolished. Photo by Tim Gannon

Peconic Crossing, a 45-unit, five-story “workforce housing” apartment building proposed on West Main Street, will get a 100 percent property tax abatement on the value of the improvements for 10 years, under a decision made by the Riverhead Town Industrial Development Agency Monday.  READ

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04/07/16 3:00pm
04/07/2016 3:00 PM

Riverhead IDA signThe Riverhead Industrial Development agency will have a busy meeting next month, when two large downtown apartment projects are scheduled to make presentations and the board also decides the fate of a controversial hard cider distillery’s request for IDA benefits.  READ

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01/12/16 11:36pm
01/12/2016 11:36 PM

Larry Simms held his own meeting in the hallway after the IDA wouldn't let him speak at theirs Monday

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