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Two new stores moving to Triphammer Mall

After the demise of TJ Maxx, Lansing residents can anticipate the arrival of two new franchises instead of one: a Dollar Tree store and a Planet Fitness.

At the planning board meeting last night, the plan to introduce the two businesses to 2309 Triphammer Road cleared another hurdle, as the board said that only a few clarifications were necessary before a special permit could be issued to begin renovations.

The plan is seeking to renovate the facade of the building, as well as the facade of the BigLots next door. A special permit was necessary, Mike Scott said, because of rules regarding the number of parking spots necessary and because of the height of the new signage; current rules prohibit facades higher than 35 feet.

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