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No desire for a big-box store in Ballston Spa

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No desire for a big-box store in Ballston Spa My family has resided on Chapman Street in Ballston Spa for 17 wonderful years. We love where we live. Our village is a place where children can walk and bike to school. We walk or bike to the bank, restaurants, the farmers market, the library, the park and the pool. Ballston Spa has musical entertainment in Wiswall Park every Thursday. And on some Friday nights in ...

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July 8, 2014
3:46 p.m.

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Andrea Manion tells us: "We in Ballston Spa value our community. Big-box development does not belong here."
I wonder how many times Ms. Manion and those of her ilk go to the big box stores in neighboring communities? Maybe she feels they belong in MY community or YOUR community, just not in hers? Does she feel we value our community any less? Where does she and her compadres make their purchases, and how much pollution and traffic problems does she create in OUR communities while they visit here?
If the stores are a financial success, they'll prove her wrong. If they are a failure, the Ms. Manion can work to create a pollution-free, fair-trade granola factory to replace it.