Last year Berlin officials recruited a Farmington developer, Metro Realty Group, to redevelop a long-empty school building. The company proposed a mix of subsidized senior and market-rate apartments on the site.
The project ran into intense neighborhood opposition, including from a church across the street. Opponents said it would generate too much traffic and ruin the quality of the neighborhood. After months of wrangling, the town’s planning and zoning commission rejected the proposal in late May.
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