Might Calverton become an Amazon Air hub in the future? Long Island is a ‘unique difficulty’ for Amazon, researchers say
Amazon Air's growing fleet of freighters serve an expanding network of air cargo hubs across the country, but metro New York remains a weak spot for Amazon, researchers at DePaul University say. Calverton could help address that.
HK Ventures would ‘create a big, big, big problem’ without Edwards Avenue intersection fix: planners discuss traffic after state announces work...
The State DOT plans to improve the Rt. 25 Edwards Avenue intersection by widening it and adding exclusive left-turn lanes at all approaches. But the state recently pushed back the start date for the project to next year, with anticipated completion in 2025.
In Calverton, life as we know it is under attack
Big developers know they can have their way in Riverhead, promising jobs that won’t go to town residents and taxes we’ll never see. What do we actually get? More traffic, more light pollution, more crime, more demands on our town employees and first responder resources. Letter from Mark Gajowski, Calverton
Riverhead lands $5 million in grants to connect homes in Manorville and Calverton to public water
Riverhead has been awarded more than $3.8 million in grant funding for the extension of public water to 64 homes Manorville area, and a separate $1.2 million grant to extend public water to homes on Forge Road in Calverton.
Developer of major Calverton industrial complex modifies site plan as it nears end of town’s review and approval process
HK Ventures has modified its proposal to reduce the extent of the variances it needs for its 412,659-square-foot industrial complex on a 30-acre site in Calverton.
‘Mega-warehouse’ is a ‘harbinger of doom’ for local residents
Guest column: Make no mistake. This is no ordinary warehouse. This is a mega-warehouse, the kind that stretches for acres and dwarfs everything in its surroundings. Some may see it as a sign of progress and economic growth. I see it as a harbinger of doom for local residents.
A ‘high cube’ logistic center is not a traditional warehouse, but Riverhead is pretending it is. The consequences will be irreversible.
Riverhead is assessing potential impacts of the proposed Riverhead Logistics Center, a 15-acre 'high-cube' warehouse, as if it’s a traditional storage facility, as opposed to a potential e-commerce fulfillment center — a dreadful mistake that could have irreversible consequences.
Portion of River Road in Calverton will be closed for LIRR grade crossing work this weekend
River Road in Calverton will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until noon on Sunday for grade crossing replacement work by the Long Island Railroad at the River Road crossing.
Not a ‘traditional warehouse’: Residents tell planners NorthPoint should be analyzed using traffic data for high-cube fulfillment centers
Riverhead planners are using traffic data for a traditional warehouse to analyze NorthPoint's projected traffic impacts on local roads. Residents object, arguing the standard underestimates traffic for fulfillment centers, but the town's traffic consultants defend their analysis.
Suffolk County Water Authority receives $5 million from feds Calverton water extension
The Suffolk County Water Authority will received $5 million of federal funding to bring public water extension to homes in Calverton within the Town of Brookhaven, some of which have drinking water wells contaminated by toxic chemicals.