Wow, the neighbors must be real happy about that. Sorry …

Comment on And now, your friendly neighbourhood prison by James T Smerk.

Wow, the neighbors must be real happy about that. Sorry about your property values.

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And now, your friendly neighbourhood prison
The saddest part (for the town’s image) of this story is the location.
I’m just thinking of those tourist passing through or staying in town arriving through the Gap and driving into town via Gap Road, they go down the road that most locals know as “the Bronx” and see these prison like dwellings, not a good image and this doesn’t help the town.
The people coming up with these brilliant ideas not doubt have no vested interest in making Alice Springs great again (not a Trump reference).

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