Truckerphobia?

| February 01, 2002

“The facility itself is probably a done deal,” Allen said. “But things like an alcohol license for the store could be up for serious debate, since it is so close to the school.”

Poole said regulating how close to a school a store could be placed, particularly one that sold alcohol or tobacco, would be a question best raised at the state level.

Hayden said residents’ concerns should be enough to impede construction of the store. She said approximately 175 residents had signed petitions against the store before the Aug. 16 meeting.

“I’m not saying any of these things will happen, but they can’t promise us they won’t happen, either,” she said.

Truckerphobia?

| February 01, 2002

“The facility itself is probably a done deal,” Allen said. “But things like an alcohol license for the store could be up for serious debate, since it is so close to the school.”

Poole said regulating how close to a school a store could be placed, particularly one that sold alcohol or tobacco, would be a question best raised at the state level.

Hayden said residents’ concerns should be enough to impede construction of the store. She said approximately 175 residents had signed petitions against the store before the Aug. 16 meeting.

“I’m not saying any of these things will happen, but they can’t promise us they won’t happen, either,” she said.

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