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Thomaston Wal-Mart talks
  • Published
    December 21, 2010

    Thomaston Wal-Mart meeting tonight

    The Thomaston Planning Board is set to meet Tuesday, Dec. 21 with the developers proposing a 150,000-square-foot Wal-Mart on Route 1 in Thomaston. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Watts Hall selectmen's room, according to the planning board meeting agenda. The planning board is scheduled to hear a request from Greely Associates of Cumberland for a subdivision amendment pre-application meeting and a phase 1 ...

  • Published
    October 7, 2010

    City ponders future of Wal-Mart building

    Rockland City Manager Rosemary Kulow offered an update on the proposal for a new, larger Wal-Mart in Thomaston as part of her Oct. 1 weekly report. In particular, the city is concerned about what would happen with the existing Wal-Mart in Rockland in the event of a new one opening in Thomaston. According to the report, Knox/Waldo Regional Economic Development Council Executive Director Alan Hinsey and State ...

  • Published
    September 14, 2010

    Potential Wal-Mart project prompts questions about traffic, process

    Town officials faced a number of questions and concerns about a potential Route 1 Wal-Mart Monday night, Sept. 13 when about 50 residents turned out for a meeting at Watts Hall. Residents asked whether they would have any say or participation concerning the plans for a proposed Wal-Mart. They also raised concerns about the traffic that would be caused both by big trucks stocking the store and by customers ...

  • Published
    September 9, 2010

    Wal-Mart questions to go before selectmen

    Selectmen have put an item on the agenda for the Monday, Sept. 13 meeting to talk about the Wal-Mart proposal in response to a request from a resident, but how much new information will come out of the meeting remains to be seen. Albie Davis of Knox Street in Thomaston asked that the selectmen provide information about the status of the proposed development. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 ...

  • Published
    August 27, 2010

    Updated: Wal-Mart eyes Thomaston property

    Developers and representatives for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. met with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Augusta Aug. 18 to discuss plans for a large development on Route 1 in Thomaston, according to Project Manager Eric Ham of the DEP. Ham said the developers, who are proposing a retail complex on Route 1 next to Dorman's Dairy Dream, filed a pre-application request and rough site plan with the ...

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