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Where do you feel economic development should be focused?

Retail businesses across the country are struggling. We need to identify the products and services that Concord residents (and tourists) most need and would prefer to buy in person and not on-line. ... Read more...

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Yes, we will be seeing the death of local retail businesses unless we recognize collectively the role these businesses can play when they are local owned and managed and really work to meet the needs of... Read more...

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It is hard to ocercome people taking the Easy way of ordering online vs going shopping. In addition to creating more community events/traditions as W C businesses have, locals need to add better websites,... Read more...

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One suggestion is to extend the retail area in Concord Center to include some of the buildings with archaic zoning, like banks. Banks are not needing large buildings to serve customers these days, so... Read more...

Hello Abby White, You propose a good argument to change our Zoning in particular the Walden St. bank building. However my recommendation seeing that you point out Large Banks are no longer needed. I suggest... Read more...

The main reason that Concord Shops have closed is because the loss of people coming to Concord to eat and shop. They have been driven away by our Parking Meters. Especially; the new ones. Customers tell... Read more...