Old Sturbidge Village did have its ups and downs as well, but over the past several years has rethought itself, and has down amazingly well. They rethought themselves, and that act has renewed The Village. It is way overdue for Sturbridge to rethink itself, or if they are in the midst of a ponder, then speed it up a bit and start to show results.
Someone needs to take charge.
Sidewalks along Rout 20 are impassable to those with wide strollers or electric carts, wheelchairs, the number of crosswalks for a tourist town are few.