Stewart’s Stores has asked to expand its footprint so it can ruin the perfect set up we have now. Similar in size to Route 20, Stewart’s want to expand by removing a valuable and important property so it can double its gas sales and provide more seating.
Stewart’s recently submitted plans, for a building addition, to the village of Altamont. Upon this submission, the planning board rightfully requested that Stewart’s “knock the building down and start over” and we completely agree.
An anonymous savant once wrote, "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." I would like to publicly commend two Hilltown individuals who have made that judgment.