e-Alert: Grow Smart Rhode Island takes position against Question 1: Grow Smart Board expresses concern that the casino, as proposed in Question 1,
would come at the expense of other urban and revitalized areas. Link
Book: Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses by Stacy Mitchell (our mentor and speaker from our nascent Dunkin' Donut days), published by Beacon Press for $24.95 and only available through independent booksellers. Click here for details.
NY Times: Nantucket Votes to Ban Chain Stores From Downtown, April 12, 2006
Bristol Phoenix: Keep 'Talking Points' in mind, May 5, 2005
Urban Land Institute: Bristol, RI Opportunity on the Waterfront, April 28, 2006