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Calverton Aviation & Technology

Suffolk County Planning Commission green-lights EPCAL subdivision

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Riverhead’s proposed subdivision of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park got a green light from the Suffolk County Planning Commission last week.

Better late than never? Riverhead makes delayed referral to county planners of its own subdivision map — which the town already...

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The timing is unusual, in that the referral to the planning commission would typically have been made prior to the town planning board granting preliminary approval for the subdivision of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

Opponents of EPCAL sale press town board to pull the plug on the deal

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Opponents of the EPCAL land deal with an affiliate of Triple Five group urged the town board to cancel its contract..

Buyer reaffirms its commitment to purchase town’s acreage in Calverton, offers to release second $500,000 down payment

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The purchaser in the $40 million land deal with Riverhead Townhas waived its right to terminate the contract of sale with the town for another year, to allow Riverhead time to obtain approvals required to finalize its land subdivision and close the sale. It has also offered to release a $500,000 contract down payment currently being held in escrow.

Triple Five brings in a new business developer with expertise in technology for EPCAL project

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Calverton Aviation & Technology is ready to close on its $40 million land deal with the Riverhead Town Community Development Agency and move forward with the development of the site, according to the company’s attorney, Christopher Kent.

COVID-19 should not diminish our democracy but should terminate the EPCAL deal

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We need an open and live discussion by board members with town residents about the EPCAL deal, including of potential termination next month. Any inclination by some board members to move ahead behind windows shaded by our health crisis must be resisted.

Council members want more information about status of Calverton land deal

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Riverhead Town Board members say they want more information about where the town stands with its $40 million sale of 1,644 acres of vacant industrial land in Calverton.

On the future of EPCAL, how can there still be so many unanswered questions?

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CAT has yet to tell the town what any of its specific intentions for development are. So, how is the town going to answer the DEC’s questions, get the DEC permit and file a final map by its deadline?

Drone-maker seeks ‘temporary’ use of Calverton runway for test flights

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ULC Robotics was introduced to the town board in October as a potential tenant in the planned industrial park proposed by Calverton Aviation and Technology.

Hubbard says he’s ready (again) to hire law firm for EPCAL contract review

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The on-again, off-again resolution hiring a new outside counsel to advise the town on the EPCAL land deal is on again.
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