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Riverhead Water District receives $5 million grant for Calverton extensions

by Jan 24, 2024
The Riverhead Water District has received $5 million in grant funding for public water extensions to areas of Calverton with contaminated private wells.

With moratorium adopted but not yet in effect, Planning Board acts on 131-acre industrial subdivision application in Calverton

by Jan 5, 2024
The Riverhead Planning Board on Thursday night accepted a draft environmental impact statement for circulation and review. Internal review of the document will be suspended once the moratorium takes effect upon filing with the N.Y. Secretary of State.

Hubbard: Four of five Town Board members will vote next week to adopt 6-month moratorium on industrial development in Calverton

by Dec 29, 2023
The Riverhead Town Board at its first meeting of the new year is poised to adopt a six-month moratorium on new development of industrially zoned land in Calverton.

Riverhead residents turn out in force to support industrial and battery storage moratoriums at Town Board hearings this week

by Oct 19, 2023
Members of the Riverhead Town Board got an earful from frustrated residents advocating for moratoriums on industrial development and battery energy storage systems at Tuesday night's meeting.

Calverton man arrested and charged with sexually abusing minor for several years

by Oct 19, 2023
A Calverton man was arrested today for sexually abusing a minor for several years, according to the Southampton Police Department. 

Public hearings for battery storage and industrial moratoriums scheduled for Tuesday

by Sep 28, 2023
The Riverhead Town Board will hold public hearings on two moratorium proposals — one on industrial development in Calverton and another on commercial battery energy storage facilities town-wide — starting on Tuesday.

HK Ventures project granted preliminary site plan approval: Sept. 21 Planning Board wrap-up

by Sep 22, 2023
A proposed 412,000-square-foot light industrial park on Middle Country Road in Calverton gained preliminary site plan approval yesterday in a unanimous vote by the Riverhead Planning Board. 

Battery storage and Calverton industrial moratoriums have majority support, Hubbard says

by Sep 21, 2023
Moratoriums on industrial development in Calverton and commercial battery energy storage facilities town-wide have the support of a majority of the Riverhead Town Board, Council Member Tim Hubbard said today.

Calverton Solar Energy Center, 22.9 MW commercial solar facility, marks one year of operations

by Jul 20, 2023
The 22.9-megawatt Calverton Solar Energy Center celebrated one year of operations, powering over 4,200 households, at an event Wednesday at the solar facility's Edwards Avenue site.

Might Calverton become an Amazon Air hub in the future? Long Island is a ‘unique difficulty’ for Amazon, researchers say

by May 26, 2023
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.