At the end of the year, Sean Walter, Riverhead Town’s fifth-longest serving supervisor, will leave office, having held his position since 2010. We asked him what he considers his biggest successes and disappointments, and where he thinks the town is headed. READ
Barring a change of mind, Riverhead Councilman John Dunleavy will not appear on the Nov. 7 ballot for supervisor. READ
In what Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter called a “long overdue” discussion on workforce housing Thursday morning, three town board members questioned the idea of housing at the Enterprise Park at Calverton before a group of experts who spoke about its benefits. READ
The rainy, cooler weather of late may have a silver lining: It may have helped prevent a repeat of the bunker fish kill that occurred in the Peconic Estuary in 2015. READ
The Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday unanimously authorized the signing of a letter of intent to sell most of the remaining town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, including both runways, to Luminati Aerospace LLC for $40 million.
Several environmental and civic organizations in Riverhead Town have teamed up to oppose the inclusion of housing as a permitted use at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter made his seventh annual “State of the Town” address Wednesday night at The Birchwood of Polish Town in Riverhead.
The bad news is that Riverhead Town still hasn’t received the $575,400 it’s expecting from Suffolk County to help prevent a looming 236 percent increase in Riverhead Sewer District costs. READ