Citizens in Charlevoix, Michigan, Block Wal-Mart, Win Size Limits

Date: 31 May 2005 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Grassroots groups that form to fight big-box development proposals often dissolve after winning or losing on that particular project. But a citizens group in Charlevoix, Michigan, called This is Our Town, kept on working. Now, one year after successfully pressuring Wal-Mart to drop plans for a supercenter, the group is celebrating new zoning rules that will limit future big-box development. … Read More