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Neighboring Community Plans to Fight New Evergreen Park Development

The Beverly Improvement Association, said that it expects push-back on the development that will bring an outdoor mall anchored by a Meijer and Menard's on the former Evergreen Country Club property.

Three months after neighbors are taking action against the new plans.

The SouthtownStar reported Tuesday that Benjamin Cox, a board member of the Beverly Improvement Association, said opponents plan to fight the development that will bring a Menards, a Meijer store and others to the site. The organization is circulating a petition and starting a letter-writing drive, "A petition for the local politicians and the letters for Meijer and Menards," said Cox Tuesday.

In June, trustees approved the development, that Mayor James Sexton said is

Read more about this story in the SouthtownStar.

John September 30, 2011 at 09:12 PM
At the very least I hope this is a "good" Meijer. The one at 159th and Harlem is merely an overpriced grocery store.
Cathleen October 07, 2011 at 05:11 PM
While it is sad to have "green" areas developed, the economy just isn't allowing us to keep those areas. Regardless, the Beverly Improvement Association should really mind their own business. They are not paying our taxes or living in Evergreen Park.

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