Broadband at the Speed of Light

Date: 9 Apr 2012 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 12 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The fastest networks in the nation are built by local governments, a new report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Benton Foundation reveals Chattanooga, Tennessee, is well known for being the first community with citywide access to a “gig,” … Read More

Shenandoah Valley Residents Fight Big Box Development

Date: 1 Apr 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Citizens in Front Royal, Virginia, a town of 13,000 in the Shenandoah Valley, are organizing to block a 184,000-square-foot Wal-Mart superstore. The development is slated for 121-acre tract of flood plain land bordering the south fork of the Shenandoah River. In order to proceed, Wal-Mart must convince the town to re-zone the land from residential to commercial. Residents have organized under the banner "Save Our Gateway" to fight the project. … Read More

Norfolk Neighbors Organize to Stop Walgreens

Date: 1 Nov 2002 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In less than a week, residents of Norfolk, Virginia, have gathered nearly 400 petition signatures against a proposed Walgreen’s store. The chain plans to bulldoze a marble and tile building in the historic Ghent neighborhood and build a 14,500-square-foot store with a double drive-through and large parking lot.… Read More

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