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Splish Splash to open for the season Saturday, with ‘Hyperlight’ tube ride and cashless service

Splish Splash in Calverton will open for the 2022 summer season on Saturday, with a new tube ride called 'Hyperlight' and cashless service throughout the park.

Four businesses, including restaurants and ‘selfie studio,’ planned for Riverview Lofts

Four would-to-be tenants for the ground floor space of Riverview Lofts presented their businesses to the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency, including a “selfie studio," a Mexican restaurant, a new ice cream shop with a Mexican flair and a fitness studio.

Riverhead Zoning Board asked for ruling on proposed waste-to-energy facility at EPCAL

A developer looking to build a waste-to-energy facility at the Calverton Enterprise Park is asking the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals to overrule the town building department's determination that the zoning code prohibits the use. The facility, proposed by Melville-based CEA Energy, would process organic wastes and generate renewable natural gas and compostable soil amenders, according to documents filed with the ZBA.

Riverhead Home Depot reopens after fire

The Riverhead Home Depot reopened for business this morning following a fire Monday that damaged its main entrance. That entrance is closed but the store opened using the building's other entrances.

Carpenters recruit apprentices

The North Atlantic States Carpenters Training Fund (formerly known as New England Carpenters) will conduct a recruitment from March 7, 2022 through...

Bricklayers recruit apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union #1, will conduct a recruitment from February 25, 2022...

Riverhead law firm announces new associate

Jacqueline Morley has joined the Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP as an associate. She will concentrate her practice in real estate, zoning and land use, and environmental law.

Planners reconsider Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard’s application for new tasting room

The Riverhead Planning Board is reconsidering a site plan it rejected in October in a 3-2 vote, now that one of the members who voted against approval has retired.

Labor unions recruit apprentices

Union recruitments are coming up for stationary engineer, skilled construction craft laborer and carpenter apprentices.

Three fast-food restaurants and 200-seat sit-down restaurant are proposed for corner of Route 58 and Mill Road

Three fast-food restaurants with drive-thru windows — including a Chick-fil-A and a Dunkin' Donuts — as well as a 200-seat sit-down restaurant are now proposed for the seven-acre site on the corner of Mill Road and Route 58.