(Holyoke, MA) — Walmart has withdrawn its plans to build a SuperCenter in Holyoke. The company said preliminary testing revealed environmental concerns about the proposed site on Whiting Farms Road. They say more tests won’t be possible before the deadline to finalize the purchase from Holyoke Gas & Electric. The company’s spokesman says WalMart is still interested in Western Mass.
A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.
Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.
Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.