The Second Street firehouse was obtained by Riverhead in 2011 in a land swap with the Riverhead Fire District. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)
There will be no townwide referendum on the town board’s decision to sell the Second Street firehouse to Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi for $500,000.
The 30-day permissive referendum period, during which residents could have submitted a petition challenging the sale and forced a public vote on the issue, ended last Wednesday. (more…)
The land where the Calverton Manor project wanted to build just to the west of Manor Lane on Route 25 in Calverton. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch photo)
A decade-old lawsuit challenging Riverhead Town’s 2003 master plan update, which Town Board members had considered settling two years ago, was decided in the town’s favor last week. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board discussed on Thursday morning a proposed East End Small Business Alliance Expo on the riverfront, an effort to create a historic corridor on Main Road and other items at its weekly work session. (more…)
Riverhead Town Board members debated the issue of political caucuses at Tuesday’s board meeting, when three personnel items Supervisor Sean Walter and Councilman Jim Wooten thought the board had agreed to in executive session met with opposition from Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Councilman Jim Wooten when it came up for a vote. Councilman George Gabrielsen was absent, resulting in a 2-2 tie.
Line Road (above) at EPCAL became a subject for debate during a bike path discussion at Town Hall. (Credit, Tim Gannon, file)
A discussion at Town Hall last week about a proposed nine-mile bike loop at Enterprise Park at Calverton showed that, at least for the moment, it will remain incomplete. That’s probably a good thing. Here’s why: (more…)
A mixed-use development at EPCAL, including homes, industry and stores, is the best solution toward beating the trend of young people leaving Long Island, according to Martin Cantor, the former Suffolk Economic Commissioner who is now chief economist for Destination LI, a non-profit organization aimed at improving the economy. (more…)
After opting not to sell the Second Street Firehouse earlier this year to Sufolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi, Town Board members decided on Tuesday to sell it to him for $500,000. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
In February, amid concern about the high cost of finding a new home for the town’s Justice Court, a majority of Town Board members backed out of a deal to sell the Second Street firehouse to Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi. (more…)
Line Road (above) at EPCAL became a subject for debate during Thursday’s bike path discussion. (Credit, Tim Gannon, file)
George Bartunek and members of the town’s alternative transportation committee made another push Thursday to get the bike path at the Enterprise Park at Calverton completed, so it could encircle the property.
They were met with resistance from the Riverhead Town Board. (more…)