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Town board wrap: Colonial ball shelved, new deputy town attorney hired

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A rundown of significant actions taken at the regular meeting of the Riverhead Town Board on June 6.

Riverhead revises rules for sale of land at enterprise park

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Riverhead has a new set of rules to follow for determining whether a prospective purchaser of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park is “qualified and eligible” under New York State General Municipal Law.

Riverhead CDA director Chris Kempner resigns

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Riverhead CDA director Christina Kempner is leaving her post to take a new job as director of the Stony Brook incubator.

After dissent on board, town to seek additional help vetting Luminati

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Facing criticism over how they’re going about the massive land deal with Luminati Aerospace, Riverhead Town officials will seek additional outside help vetting the...

Riverhead Town Board wrap-up: Hearings set on water district improvements

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The cost of the improvements — existing main extensions to increase capacity, two emergency generators and a 2-million-gallon ground storage tank — would be bonded.

Town moves forward on negotiation with Luminati

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Riverhead will sign a letter of intent to begin formal negotiations with Luminati Aerospace on the sale of most of its remaining land at the Calverton Enterprise Park for $40 million.

Riverhead planning board chairman elected to head L.I. water organization

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Stan Carey, who is the superintendent of the Massapequa Water District and has worked in municipal water distribution systems for more than 30 years, was elected chairman of the L.I. Water Conference.

Town to turn former day care center at Stotzky Park into intergenerational recreation and community center

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A majority of the town board today agreed to plans put forward by the heads of the newly merged recreation and senior services departments, while Councilwoman Jodi Giglio advocated finding a new tenant to realize revenues.

Addiction research and rehabilitation facility proposed at EPCAL stalled over doubts it’s compatible with aerospace

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With Luminati Aerospace getting its work underway at EPCAL and two potential purchasers for the balance of the town-owned acreage there, some board members are wary of green-lighting an addiction research and rehab facility adjacent to the active runway.

Town board wrap-up: Jan. 4, 2017

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In the first meeting of the new year, the Riverhead Town Board took care of its annual organizational tasks yesterday, setting salaries and fees,...