Sprawl-Busters Newsflash Blog - Anti-Sprawl news since 1998.
Subscribe to Sprawl-Busters Blog Follow Sprawl Busters on Twitter
Occupy Walmart & Order Al's Books Movies Newsflash! The Case Against Sprawl Home Towns Not Home Depot Victories Your Battles About Us Contact Us  

recent news

List articles
by the month:

2018
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2017
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2016
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2015
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2014
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2013
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2012
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2011
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2010
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2009
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2008
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2007
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2006
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2005
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2004
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2003
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2002
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2001
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

2000
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

1999
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC

1998
JAN FEB MAR
APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP
OCT NOV DEC


Search database by text:

1998-04-22
Claremont, N.H.

Another Rite Aid, wrong town story. A citizens group in this New Hampshire town of around 14,000 pop, Historic Clarement First has announced that it will soon beging a "sustained picketing" of a Rite Aid drugstore that was just completed in Claremont, one mile away from the site of another proposed Rite Aid that neighbors are fighting. Claremont already has six pharmacies (including a rare independent drug store), and Rite Aid has proposed razing four historic buildings to make way for another of their one-story, flat-roofed drive-thru convenience stores. For over 18 months, HCF has fought the plan, and is now in New Hampshire Supreme Court, where their case was filed in December of 1997. According to New Hampshire's Division of Historic Resources, Claremont's attractiveness has a heritage tourist area depends on preserving and enhancing its historic properties. Rite Aid wants to make 4 of them disappear, just to build another store close enough near the first to gain a little more market share. Wal-Mart, Brooks and CVS are all doing business in town. If Claremont gets any more drug stores, they're going to have to go out and make people sick to keep the drug stores going.

What you can do: Historic Claremont First needs money to fight their court case, and people to help with their informational pickets at the newly opened Rite Aid store on Washington St in Claremont. To find out more about the Claremont effort to rite the wrong, contact Kathy Thompson at 603-542-5500.










 
 
"Norman has become the guru of the anti-Wal-Mart movement" ~ 60 Minutes

info@sprawl-busters.com
Strategic Planning ~ Field Operations
Voter Campaigns 
21 Grinnell St, Greenfield ~ MA 01301
(413) 772-6289