2013-01-17 / Word on the Street

Word on the Street

The Courier asked business owners: What potential location would you prefer the city build a parking garage, Washinton Street or the corner of York and Main streets?


“I immediately like Washington Street because that covers existing businesses and then I agree with York Street for future growth. Washington Street could also alleviate parking issues for the courthouse in addition to businesses.”—Dan Ducharme, Downtown Dollar. “I immediately like Washington Street because that covers existing businesses and then I agree with York Street for future growth. Washington Street could also alleviate parking issues for the courthouse in addition to businesses.”—Dan Ducharme, Downtown Dollar.

“Washington Street has a more central location than York Street.”—Jen Thibeau, Dhalia’s Delights. “Washington Street has a more central location than York Street.”—Jen Thibeau, Dhalia’s Delights.

“I am centrally located so either would work.”—Priscille Belanger, La Corseterie. “I am centrally located so either would work.”—Priscille Belanger, La Corseterie.

“They are not very far apart from one another. The less expensive option would be the best way to go.”—Anna Buczacz, Youland’s Jewelers. “They are not very far apart from one another. The less expensive option would be the best way to go.”—Anna Buczacz, Youland’s Jewelers.

“Washington Street because it feels better. It just fits for that location.”— Wendy Johnson, New Morning Natural Foods. “Washington Street because it feels better. It just fits for that location.”— Wendy Johnson, New Morning Natural Foods.

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