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Crowd, angry about potential for cargo jets and truck traffic, blasts EPCAL developer at forum

A raucous crowd packed the Hotel Indigo meeting room beyond capacity Wednesday night to confront the Triple Five affiliate looking to build 10 million square-feet of industrial/commercial development at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

New York reduces minimum size and harvest of black sea bass and scup this season

The minimum size for black sea bass keepers is now 16.5 inches. From June 23 to Aug. 31, recreational anglers are allowed to possess no more than three black sea bass per day. Scup minimums are now 9.5 inches from shore and 10.5 inches from vessels.

Triple Five affiliate says it is pursuing use of rail freight infrastructure in Calverton

Calverton Aviation & Technology says it is exploring rail freight uses for the Calverton rail spur refurbished and by town at a cost of $3.5 million in 2010-2011.

Crowd turns out Friday night to learn about what ‘warehouse’ proposals could mean for Calverton

A crowd of 92 people attended the Greater Calverton Civic Association meeting Friday night to learn about "Warehouse Breeds" at Riley Avenue Elementary School, where community members presented information about how traditional warehouses have evolved into distribution and fulfillment centers to accommodate online retailing.

The $40 million land deal between Riverhead and Triple Five affiliate ‘CAT’: a look back

With Calverton Aviation & Technology set to present its plans for the Calverton Enterprise Park Wednesday evening at the Hotel Indigo in Riverhead, we thought this a good time to provide a timeline of milestones in the history of the deal, now in its seventh year.

Ferry fare hike for Greenport to Shelter Island ferry set for public hearing Tuesday in Hauppauge

North Ferry Company, which operates the ferry between Greenport and Shelter Island, has petitioned the county for a rate increase to cover rising operating costs and capital improvements. A public hearing will take place Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Town Board members claim they didn’t see controversial EPCAL air cargo plans before they were publicly presented to Riverhead IDA

Despite signing on as a joint applicant for financial assistance from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency, Town Board members say they didn't see Calverton Aviation & Technology's plans for the site until they were presented to the IDA in September.

Route 58’s Riverhead Centre is sold to NYC management company

Prestige Properties & Development Company Inc. of New York City has taken ownership of the 395,000-square-foot shopping plaza, purchased for an undisclosed sum, the seller's representative announced.

Buyer in EPCAL land deal will present plans at public forum May 3 at Hotel Indigo, Riverhead Industrial Development Agency announces

“This informal forum is intended to provide an opportunity for the CAT team to update Riverhead residents on their vision for the proposed project at EPCAL while the agency continues its due diligence" on the company's application for financial assistance, the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency said in a press release announcing the forum.

Bed Bath & Beyond files for bankruptcy, will close all 360 stores; closing sales to start Wednesday

Closing sales at all Bed Bath & Beyond stores will begin on Wednesday, the company announced today.