Farnham Property

THIS IMAGE SHOWS the concept of an affordable/workforce housing development on Shoreham’s town-owned land off Main Street (at the bottom of the image) and Route 22A (to the right). A local ad hoc committee and the Addison County Regional Planning Commission are exploring the housing concepts, which will be showcased for public feedback at the Sept. 19 Shoreham Apple Festival. Graphic courtesy of Addison County Regional Planning Commission
SHOREHAM — This year’s Shoreham Apple Festival will boast more than the usual celebration of fruit, families and fun. The highly anticipated event on Sept. 19 will also invite the public to view and give feedback on the potential for a large piece of town-owned land in the village to host a mixed-use development that would include affordable housing for individuals and families. The focus is the so-called Farnham property, a 326-acre parcel in Shoreham Village that borders a sizable stretch of Route 22A and a small portion of Main Street. Town voters in 1999 agreed to purchase the land for $...

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