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Pro-Walmart signs slashed by vandals in Ballston

Officials say 20 to 25 signs supporting a proposed Walmart store in the town of Ballston were vandalized last weekend.
Officials say 20 to 25 signs supporting a proposed Walmart store in the town of Ballston were vandalized last weekend.
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Some signs supporting a proposed Walmart store in Ballston were slashed last weekend, while nearby signs opposing the controversial plan were left untouched. About 20 to 25 signs, mostly along Route 50 near the site of the proposed big-box store, were damaged, estimated Rossi Development, the project’s local developer. As of Wednesday, no police complaint about vandalism had been filed, though the Rossis said they plan to offer a reward for information leading to an ...


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pro-tech
June 5, 2014
8:02 a.m.

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When vandals are running around damaging property with knives, What's next a child, car tires or the equipment building the new Walmart. The police need to find the people responsible for this action and make an example out of them...

schdypete
June 5, 2014
12:18 p.m.

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pro-tech you are a right. Before we know it AL-qaeda will begin planting IEDS, and we will need to rely on the Canadian Mtn police to come down and save us from certain death. How dare these anti-walmart people cut up signs they disagree with. They act like they are a part of the community. Psshh what fools.

pro-tech
June 5, 2014
7:32 p.m.

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WOW Pete are you being sarcastic or what?. There are better ways to voice your opinion without being violent or destroying property. That Was all I was saying

cracker
June 5, 2014
9:12 p.m.

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I say vandalize all of the signs, they are ugly and an eyesore anyway.

Lionstone1
June 5, 2014
11:46 p.m.

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For the record, there have been anti Walmart signs removed & vandalized from the start of this proposal. People should be respectful of each other's opinions. I'm wondering what happened to the proposal that was in the works for a grocery store at Rt 50 & Northline Rd, thus negating the highly marketed benefit of the Walmart proposal.

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