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Hearings on steep fee hikes for planning and zoning applications adjourned to May 22

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The town board held the hearings open at the request of the town's new business advisory committee.

Is EPCAL land deal still viable? Riverhead to seek new legal counsel to review contract

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Riverhead will retain new outside legal counsel to advise the town about its options in the Calverton land deal in light of the legal troubles of Luminati Aerospace, a principal in the deal and the centerpiece of the purchaser’s development plan for the site.

Funding for downtown cameras approved by town board

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Town board wrap-up for the meeting of April 2, 2019.

Planning and zoning fees set to rise

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Fees for land subdivisions, special permits and variances will be going up for the first time in years — in some cases, decades — under proposed code revisions scheduled for public hearings on April 16.

Special events get spring break: ‘Amnesty’ proposal would push back effective date of new, stricter rules for events

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Special events taking place before June 18, like the Riverhead Rotary Club's annual garden festival, will be able to get permits under the old rules, if the town board approves an 'amnesty period' proposed by Councilwoman Jodi Giglio. The plan is set for an April 2 public hearing.

Take two: Town Board to consider changes to new special events rules

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After coming under fire over new rules for special event permits, town board members are scrambling to amend the rules so a popular consignment sale can go forward next month.

Town board wrap: new rules, new cops and the retirement of Riverhead’s bay constable

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A run-down of actions taken at the March 5, 2019 town board meeting.

Planning Board discusses West Main Street 7-Eleven site plan, approves offices in Wading River and Aquebogue

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The developer of a proposed 7-Eleven on West Main Street near Osborn Avenue works to resolve conflicting requirements of different agencies. Planners approve offices in Wading River and Aquebogue, Lavender by the Bay farm stand on Manor Road in Calverton and set a public hearing on four-lot industrial subdivision off Manor Road. Rundown of actions taken at the Feb. 21 planning board meeting.

Town board wrap-up: A night of squabbling and confusion at Feb. 20 meeting

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The town board put on quite a show for a packed house Wednesday night in a night of squabbles and arguments among board members.

Amid public outcry, town board members deny intention to support waste-to-energy plant on Youngs Avenue

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After an outcry from the Calverton community over a proposed waste-to-energy plant at the former animal shelter site on Youngs Avenue, the Riverhead Town Board put the brakes on the idea pending further investigation.
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