The daughter of Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who disappeared in 1966 and whose remains were found 51 years later, has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town and its police department, charging that officials “knowingly” concealed the circumstances of the death and “thoroughly” failed to investigate who was responsible. READ
The new owners of Peconic Paddler say they have greatly reduced the size of a proposed project that originally featured a hotel, restaurant and bar. READ
In September 2017, politicians and members of the media converged on the backyard of a Flanders resident who was the first recipient of a Suffolk County grant to replace an old failing cesspool with a new state-of-the-art system.
The county’s Septic Improvement Program awards grants of up to $11,000 to offset the expense of installing advanced new wastewater treatment systems to replace older cesspools and dramatically improve the quality of groundwater. READ
A proposed upgrade of the Calverton Sewer District would increase the district tax rate from 23 cents per $1,000 of assessed value to $13 per $1,000 of assessed value, according to engineer Nick Bono of H2M, a consultant for Riverhead Town’s sewer district. READ
The Riverhead Town Board last Tuesday approved a resolution to grant an extension on property tax payments for federal employees who were affected by the federal government shutdown. READ
Calverton Aviation & Technology faces a May 20 deadline to decide if it will moving forward with the purchase of 1,643 acres of land from Riverhead Town for $40 million. After that, many of the next steps are up to the town, according to Frank Isler, the attorney representing the town on the Enterprise Park at Calverton sale. (more…)
Chicken Kidz’ popular children’s consignment sale at Polish Hall will go on as scheduled after all.
The Riverhead Town Board amended its special events law Thursday, which will allow the consignment sale to be held on its original dates of April 4-7. READ
The Riverhead Planning Board approved a new traffic signal on Route 58 last Thursday.
The new signal will benefit the Hilton Garden Inn and Marriott Residence Inn, both of which are owned by developer Lee Browning. The hotels share an entrance and exit. READ