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Trucks the price of progress

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The conundrum in Fonda over the increasing number of heavy trucks passing through the village on their way to the Johnstown Industrial Park is a common one in rural upstate areas. It’s known as the price that, more often than not, has to be paid for significant economic development. It’s unfortunate that the village doesn’t benefit all that much from the Johnstown Industrial Park just a few miles to the north in Fulton County, and ...

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October 11, 2012
8:25 p.m.

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Just do an economic study to determine the value of the externality and compensate the village for its loss.