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– News from elsewhere covered by Quincy Quarry News with commentary added.

 

“Trust me, I saw my city transform – and not always for the better.”

 

With today the deadline for submitting bids to be considered in the final round to perhaps become the host for Amazon’s HQ2, please consider an essay just published in Politco that addresses the good, the bad and the ugly that comes with the nine hundred pound gorilla that is Amazon making an outsized impact on its host community.

 

 

Of particular interest, be sure to note that essentially all of the points made by the author are applicable to any community seeking to change itself.

 

Conversely, fail to duly consider these points, good luck dealing with the consequences.

Read Full Story: This Is What Really Happens When Amazon Comes to Your Town

 

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