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Proposed Calverton industrial complex requires environmental impact study, town planners say

The planning department is recommending an environmental impact statement be required for a proposed 425,464-square-foot industrial complex on 30 acres off Middle Country Road in Calverton.

No environmental impact statement for new 22.9 MW solar facility in Calverton

A proposal for a new 22.9 megawatt solar facility in Calverton will go forward without further environmental review.

Calverton sand mine operator wants to expand mine downward — to 89 ft. below groundwater

CMA Mine, which has a permit to mine a 20-acre site on the southwest corner of Osborn and Youngs avenues, wants to expand the mine vertically, by digging to a depth of 100 feet — 89 feet below the groundwater table — and constructing an 8.5-acre lake.
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Officials confirm Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in Manorville mosquito sample, schedule pesticide application for Saturday night

Suffolk County vector control will spray areas of Manorville and Calverton by truck Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight with the pesticide Anvil to control adult mosquitos in the area, after another mosquito sample taken this month tested positive for EEE.

Neighbors list concerns about about proposed food waste facility in Calverton

We just spent hundreds of thousands of dollars building homes in an agricultural area to raise our families and this facility would turn our residence into an industrial nightmare. 

Police search for armed suspect who fled from officer in Calverton neighborhood Sunday night

An officer on routine patrol witnessed a man discharge a handgun during a confrontation that included a group of about 20 people in the roadway at the intersection of Kay Road and Calverton Court Aug. 19.
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Planning board gives preliminary approval to Long Island Sports Park, holds hearing on Calverton retail center

There was no public comment at a planning board public hearing last night on a proposed 51,547-square-foot retail center on Middle Country Road in Calverton. In other action, planners gave preliminary approval to a site plan for L.I. Sports Park on Edwards Avenue .

Greg Blass on EPCAL: Tread carefully, Riverhead

There's more than meets the eye in this suspenseful mix of high-end finance, jet-set real estate investors, a huge, daunting land deal and local politics.
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