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Planning board recap: PODS facility seeks to double in size, 641,000 sq. ft. logistics center plan on Middle Road aired, Islamic...

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The Riverhead Planning Board heard proposals for an expansion of a PODS warehouse and the construction of a 641,000-square-foot warehouse/ logistics facility in Calverton, and a revised plan for an Islamic center on Harrison Avenue at its May 19 meeting.

Public hearing to be held Thursday on scope of environmental review for 131-acre industrial subdivision on Route 25 in Calverton

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The Riverhead Planning Board will begin the environmental review process Thursday evening on a 131-acre industrial subdivision in Calverton, immediately west of Splish Splash Water Park.

Plan for four restaurants on corner of Route 58 and Mill Road set for hearing Thursday evening

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The planning board will hold a public hearing Thursday on the Long Island Cauliflower Association site plan application proposing four restaurant buildings, three with drive-thru windows, on the northwest corner of Route 58 and Mill Road. One will be occupied by a Chick-fil-A, another by a Jimmy John's and Dunkin'. Tenants for the other two buildings, one of which is a 200-seat sit-down restaurant, have not been announced.

Planners OK charter high school on Sound Ave., begin review of 131-acre industrial subdivision plan next to Splish Splash

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The planning board last week approved the site plan of the Riverhead Charter School high school on Sound Avenue, voted to require an environmental impact statement for a 131-acre industrial subdivision in Calverton and set a March 3 public hearing on a proposed drive-in restaurant and retail building on Rt. 58, just west of Osborn Avenue.

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard again fails to gain planning board approval

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A proposed site plan for an expanded tasting room and other improvements at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard failed for a second time to win approval from the Riverhead Planning Board in a 2-2 vote with one abstention last night.

Planners reconsider Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard’s application for new tasting room

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The Riverhead Planning Board is reconsidering a site plan it rejected in October in a 3-2 vote, now that one of the members who voted against approval has retired.

Planning board shifts time of evening meetings to 6 p.m.

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The Riverhead Planning Board’s evening meetings, which take place on the first Thursday of the month at Riverhead Town Hall, will begin at 6 p.m. rather than 7 p.m., effective with its next meeting on Feb. 3.

Riverhead Planning Board has new chairperson

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Joann Waski of Jamesport was appointed acting chairperson of the Riverhead Planning Board Tuesday.

Propane facility on Kroemer Avenue gains planning board approval after site plan revision

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A proposal to develop a liquid propane storage and distribution facility on Kroemer Avenue in Riverhead gained preliminary site plan approval last week from the Riverhead Planning Board, which initially rejected the application, spurring a lawsuit by the applicant.

Riverhead Planning Board chairman announces retirement

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Riverhead Planning Board Chairman Stan Carey has announced his retirement from the board, effective Nov. 30.
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