Regional Report: Brewing Controversy Over Starbucks In Manchester
What is fast food? You might think the answer to that is obvious, but it becomes less so when you consider conflicts over bringing nationally-known chain franchises to certain places in Vermont.
That question over what constitutes a fast food joint is now before the Development Review Board in Manchester, which is considering a proposal that would allow a developer to open a Starbucks in town.
Anna Boarini is a reporter for the Manchester Journal, and has been covering the story. She spoke with VPR about the proposal.