As the long-awaited votes were cast last week to determine whether Calverton Aviation & Technology can proceed with the purchase of 1,640 acres of land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, town leaders accurately described it as the biggest decision they’re likely to make in their current roles. More than one speaker, in addition to the elected officials, noted the effect this decision will have on their children and grandchildren. READ
The Riverhead Town Board last week voted 3-2 in favor of a resolution to find Calverton Aviation & Technology qualified and eligible to purchase the approximately 1,600 acres of town-owned land at Enterprise Park at Calverton.
So what happens now? READ
After months of deliberating, the decision is in: The Riverhead Town Board has voted in favor of Calverton Aviation & Technology as being qualified and eligible to purchase approximately 1,640 acres of town-owned land at Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
More than eight months after first hosting a “qualified and eligible” hearing on Calverton Aviation & Technology, the Riverhead Town Board will finally get its chance to vote. (more…)
Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for Wellbridge, a state of the art drug addiction treatment and research center at EPCAL
Plans for Wellbridge, the $90 million, 80-bed residential substance abuse treatment and research center slated for 40 acres at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, officially started about seven years ago, according to Andrew Drazen, the CEO and co-founder of Wellbridge.
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The Navy is encouraging anyone using a private well within a designated area around the former Grumman property in Calverton to contact them to get their water sampled at no cost.
The Calverton site was previously owned by the Navy and operated by the Grumman Corporation as a Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, where fighter jets were built and tested. READ
Island International Exterior Fabricators will stay in Calverton after all.
Earlier this year, the company’s owner, Tim Stevens, said he was considering moving the business out of Enterprise Park at Calverton, where it’s been since 1999, because it needed additional space that wasn’t available. He had said he had gotten enticing offers from places like New Jersey and Pennsylvania. READ
Calverton Aviation & Technology has provided Riverhead Town with the additional financial information it promised, including three letters from financial institutions who are willing to finance construction and updated renderings showing the first phase of construction, according to Stuart Bienenstock, the director of business development for Triple Five Group, which is the majority owner of CAT. READ