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Ballston Walmart foes get organized

Group formed to oppose new store

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Opposition to a proposed Walmart store south of Ballston Spa is becoming more organized as the town takes initial steps in the project’s environmental review. The Ballston Planning Board on Wednesday voted to seek to lead the review, a first step toward looking at traffic growth and other potential impacts that will take several months. The board’s brief action occurred in front of roughly 80 people, many of them holding up anti-Walmart signs. “We’re hoping ...

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May 30, 2014
10:06 p.m.

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I'm disappointed that our town leaders aren't supporting their constituents regarding this (in contrast to Milton's supervisor on the airport issue). The overwhelming feeling seems to be that this would not be good for Ballston and that most who are in favor are supporters of the developer vs judging the issue on it's own merit.