“The Local” News: The Maplewood Planning Board unanimously approved plans for the Walgreens

Headline: Day: Open All Night

Date: 8.12.09

Source: “The Local”

Excerpt: “The Maplewood Planning Board unanimously approved plans for the Walgreens to be built on Springfield

Future Walgreens' Location

Avenue, considered an anchor for the continued redevelopment of the area near the new police station.”

“Under township regulations, the pharmacy could be open 24 hours, although its representatives said they plan for it to be open fewer hours at first.”

“This was the third meeting at which the plans were discussed. Beth Anne Macdonald, executive director of the Springfield Avenue Partnership, spoke in favor of the proposal, while a resident, Katie Gorman, asked about parking lot lighting and plantings along the edges of the property. More residents had addressed the board with concerns about signs, lights and parking at earlier meetings.”  Read more.

Author: Tina Kelley

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