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Derby Walmart gets greenlight

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Big news for the Kingdom.  A big box store just got the green light.

Walmart plans to build a 150-thousand square foot Supercenter on property off Route 5 in Derby. Environmental groups have opposed the store believing it will hurt other area retailers.
Under the deal announced Wednesday, the groups will drop that opposition in exchange for a pledge from developer Jeff Davis not to pursue any more Walmart's in Vermont for at least seven years. Davis and Walmart will also pay $800,000 to help the region's economy adapt to Walmart.

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