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Town eyes agreement to site Cousins Paintball at Calverton municipal park

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Town officials are looking at entering into an agreement with Cousins Paintball that will allow the company to operate its paintball facility on approximately 14 to 16 acres of land inside the Enterprise Park at Calverton.

Town Board will hear comments Tuesday on code to allow food waste processing plants at EPCAL

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Anaerobic digestion facilities use biological processes in an oxygen-free environment to convert source-separated food wastes to biogas and compost products, which can be sold. The town is considering allowing the use in the Planned Industrial Park zoning district located in the Calverton Enterprise Park.

Navy to update community on restoration of former Grumman site at virtual meeting Wednesday

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The second semiannual meeting of the Calverton Restoration Advisory Board will be held virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:15 p.m..

Lottery set for deer hunting on town-owned property during January shotgun season

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Shotgun hunting for deer at the Enterprise Park at Calverton and at 1751 Sound Avenue in Calverton will be allowed from sunrise to sunset, Jan. 1 through Jan. 31.

Riverhead approves deal for domed ice rink facility at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton

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The indoor ice rink will be donated to the town by Peconic Hockey Foundation, which will occupy, operated and manage the facility.

Riverhead ZBA ruling: Town code prohibits food waste-to-energy facility at EPCAL, but town board should consider amending code to allow it

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A food waste-to-energy facility is not permitted by the zoning code at the Calverton Enterprise Park, the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals ruled on Thursday. But the ZBA urged the town board to to consider adding the use to the industrial park zoning code.

Purchaser in Calverton land deal ‘ready to go’ with application for Riverhead IDA benefits, lawyer says

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The clock is ticking as an important deadline looms in the $40 million land deal with a Triple Five affiliate at the Calverton Enterprise Park. The company must have a complete application for benefits filed and accepted by the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency by Sept. 24.

Riverhead eyes drag racing return in 2022

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The town board will schedule public hearings on new proposals from the two drag racing promoters that held events in Calverton last year. Plans call for four racing series over a total of 13 weekends.

Promoter applies for three, four-weekend drag racing series at EPCAL throughout 2022

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More drag racing could be coming to Riverhead next year, as “Race Track, Not Street” promoter Peter Scalzo has submitted event applications for 12 weekends, each featuring two drag racing events at the Enterprise Park in Calverton.

Town officials must be held accountable

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"The explosion and ensuing fire that consumed five cars being stored on a runway at EPCAL Wednesday night demonstrates exactly what residents were worried about when we objected to the town’s plan to allow hundreds, if not thousands, of storm-damaged vehicles to be stored at the EPCAL site."- Guest column by Kelly McClinchy
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