Former Riverhead councilman and deputy supervisor Chris Kent — the ex-husband of Councilwoman Catherine Kent — has been retained by Triple Five, the company in contract to buy more than 1,600 acres of vacant land at the Calverton Enterprise Park.
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Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith said she asked the company to replace Bienenstock after RiverheadLOCAL’s report on a New Jersey court ruling that found Bienenstock ‘intentionally defrauded’ the buyer in a real estate deal.
Last night’s storm turned out to be a fickle affair, with precipitation overnight changing back and forth from snow to sleet and rain, back to snow and then again to sleet and rain. The end result: an icy, slushy mess.
Calling the town's valuation of the 350-acre golf club "improper" and based on "wishful thinking" of its potential for residential development, a State Supreme Court judge ordered the assessed valuation of the Friar’s Head Golf Club in Baiting Hollow reduced by more than 60 percent.
A pair of bills scheduled for public hearings March 5 in RIverhead would ban the use of single-use plastic straws, cups, containers, beverage stirrers and other items used by food service establishments.