The Shoreham-Wading River school board is holding off on making changes to the district’s bond project that would pay for the installation of an irrigation system — which could potentially cost more than $100,000 — into the new turf field.
The big reason? That price tag.
One year after a season full of tragedy and triumph, the Shoreham-Wading River High School varsity football team will not defend its Suffolk County championship at home.
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO
Riverhead school district voters will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a budget that carries a 3.94 percent tax levy increase over last year. In addition, a series of propositions are on the ballot that would move the district’s outdated transportation facility to a new location in Calverton, call for a new turf field by borrowing $1.2 million, and create a new $5 million reserve account. (more…)
A turf field is being proposed in Riverhead that would be built behind McKillop Field. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
The architect who designed the Riverhead School District’s capital improvement bond project gave a presentation Tuesday outlining a new proposal to install a turf field at the high school.
Youth lacrosse players scramble for a ground ball in Riverhead. Parents are proposing an artificial turf field be built at EPCAL. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
A group of about 15 parents asked Riverhead Town’s recreation advisory committee to build a multi-purpose artificial turf field for lacrosse, soccer and football at the EPCAL site in Calverton. (more…)