Windsor Terrace Residents Still Fighting Walgreens

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The residents of Windsor Terrace continue to fight against the Walgreen’s planned for the space that used to house the neighborhood’s only grocery store. Residents started a website, Green Beans Not Walgreens, which states, “Walgreens claims they will offer ‘expanded food offerings,’ but the store they are planning would not include meats, fish, a bakery, or many other items that Windsor Terrace residents need from a grocery store. Less than one-third of the small store would be devoted to food items.” So far Walgreens has rejected the neighbors demands that it either terminate its lease or include a full-service grocery store. More than 1,000 residents have signed the petition against the mega-chain’s arrival. There will be a community meeting on the matter on Monday, July 30th, and then a rally outside the site on August 1st.
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Photo via Green Beans Not Walgreens

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