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Riverhead Planning Board

New five-story, 45-unit apartment building on West Main Street, gains preliminary site plan approval

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The five-story, 45-unit apartment building proposed for West Main Street was granted preliminary site plan approval last night by the Riverhead Planning Board, which last night also issued a determination that the development will have no significant environmental impact.

PBMC urgent care facility at Gateway Plaza on Route 58 gets green light

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PBMC Health gained site plan approval today for a planned 5,400-square-foot “annex” at Gateway Plaza on Route 58, where it will operate an urgent care and diagnostic imaging facility.

Town again rejects restaurant plan for corner of Harrison Ave. and Route 58

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A developer's proposal to build a two-story restaurant on a small lot at the corner of Route 58 and Harrison Avenue got the thumbs down — again —in a split vote by the Riverhead Planning Board Thursday.
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Can Farm Country Kitchen be legalized? Town planners, restaurant’s attorney debate the future of popular eatery

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Great food, beautiful location — but a site that’s difficult or impossible to bring in compliance with the law. That’s the unanimous assessment of Riverhead Planning Board members grappling with the question of what to do about Farm Country Kitchen.

Plans advance for 48-unit apartment building on W. Main Street

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Peconic Crossing, which plans to build 48 rent-regulated apartments in downtown Riverhead, was awarded nearly $5.5 million in state funding. The project is in the final stages of review by town planners and the developer hopes to break ground by the beginning of 2016.
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PBMC looks to establish designated trauma center for the East End

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PBMC Health plans to establish the East End’s only designated trauma center, CEO Andrew Mitchell today told the Riverhead Planning Board, which approved the hospital's plan to build an annex in the parking lot in front of Bob's Discount Furniture.

Councilman: planning board member ‘fired’ over ethics issues

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Riverhead Councilman George Gabrielsen says longtime planning board member Lyle Wells was 'fired' over ethics concerns.
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PBMC needs hospital annex because ER is ‘at capacity,’ hospital official tells Riverhead Planning Board

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Wait times can be more than 6 hours long at PBMC's ER, which sees 38,000 patients a year, according to hospital officials. The strain on the ER can be relieved by treating less serious cases at the proposed annex.
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