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Avon Planners Voice Frustration With Pace Of Town Center Plan

Members of the planning and zoning commission on Tuesday voiced frustration at the pace of a massive redevelopment of the center of town that was given conceptual approval a year and a half ago but so far seen no actual construction.

The Rhode Island-based Carpionato group plans on building a million square feet of stores, apartments and public spaces on 95 acres off Climax Road that is expected to dramatically transform the center of town. Conceptual approval was given in November 2015. Excavation to prepare for constructing the buildings and roads in the development started late last year but then halted during the winter.

Excacation has resumed, and on Tuesday...