Middletown focuses on enhancing quality of life, historic preservation, and tenant protections

Mayor DeStefano underscored the importance of collaboration in finding solutions to the community's multifaceted challenges.

News 12 Staff

Mar 6, 2024, 11:45 AM

Updated 74 days ago

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During his State of the City address Tuesday evening, Mayor Joseph DeStefano emphasized Middletown's commitment to improving the quality of life for its residents.
Efforts are underway to preserve historic sites like the "O&W Station" and the "Ward Building," with millions in grants allocated for restoration projects.
Additionally, the city is addressing the housing crisis by advocating for tenant protections against rent gouging, aiming to safeguard its most vulnerable residents.
Mayor DeStefano underscored the importance of collaboration in finding solutions to the community's multifaceted challenges.
Looking ahead, the Paramount Theatre plans to double its live events in the coming year, while a new parking garage is slated for construction across the street, enhancing accessibility to downtown amenities.


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