Open space is a word used rather freely in the Middletown Comprehensive plan. There is a great deal of talk about preserving land in the town so we have open space and scenery. However, when tested it seems the opposite may be true.
The zoning board has quite a decision to make. Before the board is a petition to allow for another shopping center on East Main Road. The item was on the July agenda the owners pushed this back to the October agenda. Why October because the planning board is working on a mixed use ordinance and the owners want to see if this will be a better fit for the development.
We’ll keep you posted as we learn more about this.