Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The company is holding discussions with labor representatives as the deadline for a three-year contract nears on Feb. 23.
Tuesday, February 5
Representatives of the Stop & Shop grocery store chain are looking to hire temporary replacement workers as it prepares for a potential labor strike, according to a report in the Boston Herald Friday. The Quincy-based company is currently holding contract discussions with United Food and Commercial Workers Union locals who represent more than 40,000 Stop & Shop employees in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, according to the Herald. The three-year contract will expire on Saturday, Feb. 23. While discussions continue, the company is running eight hiring sites from Mansfield to Quincy to Woburn. A Stop & Shop spokeswoman told the Herald that the company is advertising replacement workers "in the event of a dispute" in an effort …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
This week Andover Patch is comparing the price of several different types of cookies.
Andover residents have more than one option when it comes to groceries and Andover Patch thought it would be beneficial to note how the prices compare at the different locations, week to week. Each Tuesday Andover Patch will feature the prices on basic items from Stop and Shop, and Market Basket. This week we featured the prices of several different cookies.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
This week Andover Patch is comparing the prices of fruit at area grocery stores.
Andover residents have more than one option when it comes to groceries and Andover Patch thought it would be beneficial to note how the prices compare at the different locations, week to week. Each Tuesday Andover Patch will feature the prices on basic items from Stop and Shop, Market Basket and Whole Foods. This week we featured the prices of several different types of fruit. *Conventionally Grown **Organically Grown
Monday, September 12, 2011
This employee in a chicken costume was outside of Stop and Shop last Friday.
If there's one thing that Andover is lacking, it's people dressed up like giant chickens. So, thankfully, Stop and Shop has stepped in to fill that role. This guy (or gal) was giving out free chicken samples Friday afternoon at the North Main Street supermarket. Standing next to the chicken is Tewksbury resident Christine Bornstein. Do you have a Photo of the Day? Email Andover Patch at Andover@patch.com.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Find out which articles made the top five this week.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
A new supermarket, a new law and an old development were among the top five articles this week in Andover. Check them out here. Police Cracking Down On Texting While Driving: Electronic signs have been popping up recently around Andover, reminding citizens of the Massachusetts state law passed last August that made texting while driving illegal. Find out how the ban is working in Andover. Taylor Cove Developers Want State to Define Boundaries: The convoluted saga of Taylor Cove will be going to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection as the lawyers for Taylor Cove Development, LLC declined to move forward in their hearing with the Conservation Commission. The developers have been attempting to build condominiums in an area…
Sunday, December 26, 2010
This is the Week in Review for the week of Dec. 19 to Dec. 26.
This past week in Andover was slow but understandably. The kids were off from school starting Thursday and many were gearing up for the Saturday Christmas this year. This week was busy in sports, however. The varsity boys basketball team has kept their lead after beating Methuen on Thursday. The varsity girls basketball team also took down the competition during a game this week.. Girls varsity ice hockey ended up tying Westford Academy and the varsity boys wrestling team came in 9th place at the Sons of Italy wrestling tournament. Town officials recently spoke with representatives from Stop and Shop and the grocery store chain announced that they will be opening up a store in the spring. It was also discovered this week that …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Stop and Shop has already begun the process that will lead to the opening of a new store on North Main Street.
Andover shoppers can now expect the anticipated Stop and Shop to open in Shawsheen Village in the springtime, both town officials and grocery store reps. confirmed this week. Following recent discussions with town officials, the supermarket chain said they hope to open a store at the former Market Basket location on Route 28, 199 North Main Street, in the spring. Stop and Shop representatives have already begun the process to obtain permits from the town in order to gut the large unit in Shawsheen Plaza and set up a new store. Health, building and fire officials will be working closely with grocery store builders during the process. A spokesman from Stop and Shop said that the location in Andover will be a good fit for the Northeast-based…