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Target To Close Stores In 4 States, Citing Theft, Organized Retail Crime
Citing incidents involving violence and theft, Target announced it is closing nine stores in four states, including one in New York.
The New York store is in Manhattan, at 517 E 117th St.
Three other stores are in California, in the San Francisco/Oakland market, and three in Oregon, in Portland.
Two of the stores are in Seattle, Washington.
"We cannot continue operating these stores because theft and organized retail crime are threatening the safety of our team and guests, and contributing to unsustainable business performance," the company said in a statement released Tuesday afternoon, …
Berlin Grill Permanently Closes As Owners Face Health Issues: 'We Will Miss You'
A Connecticut restaurant known for its burgers, Philly steaks, and chicken has called it quits following the owners' decision to focus on family.
The BOSS Grill, located in Hartford County at 224 Berlin Turnpike in Berlin, closed on Saturday, Sept. 16, the restaurant announced on social media.
In their closing announcement earlier in the month, the owners said the decision to close resulted from increasing health issues faced by both them and family members.
"It is time we take a step back and focus on our family," the owners wrote, adding, "Thank you for your continued s…
Stop & Shop Hosting Career Fair To Fill Hundreds Of Jobs At 34 CT Locations
Supermarket chain Stop & Shop will host a one-day career fair to fill hundreds of open positions at its Connecticut stores on Saturday, Sept. 23.
On-the-spot interviews will be held at 34 locations across Fairfield, New Haven, and Litchfield counties for permanent, part-time store and e-commerce positions, the company announced.
Pay starts at $15 an hour, including union positions in the bakery, deli, grocery, seafood, produce, and pharmacy departments.
There are also unionized openings on the overnight crew, as well as for cashiers, porters, baggers, home shoppers, and drivers.…
This Wethersfield Pizzeria Named Among Best For Regional Styles In State By New Report
If you're in the mood for pizza, but not sure which kind, take a look at this list of seven eateries in Connecticut recognized as the best in the state at specializing in certain regional styles, according to a new report by The Washington Post.
The seven eateries were selected as part of a database put together by The Post that lists pizzerias in each state specializing in Chicago, Detroit, Neapolitan, New York, Roman, Sicilian, and Tavern-style pizza.
According to this report, the seven best restaurants in Connecticut that are the best at certain styles of pizza are:
Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Beef Product Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic
A nationwide public health alert has been issued for a raw beef product due to concerns it may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically soft, clear plastic, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
A recall was not requested because the product is no longer available for purchase.
The item, produced on Tuesday, July 25, is:
Approximately 1.5-lb. plastic tray packages containing “USDA CHOICE BLACK ANGUS BEEF FROM ALDI, BEEF FOR CARNE PICADA” with a “Use or Freeze by” date of Aug. 22, 2023, Julian Date 206, and ti…
CT Pizzeria Closes After Over 30 Years: 'We Will Miss You All,' Owners Say
A pizzeria that served as a staple in New Haven County for over three decades has closed its doors for good.
Franco's Pizza, located in Milford at 11 Berwyn St., permanently closed on Wednesday, July 26, the owners announced on the eatery's website.
The pizzeria had been open since 1991 and had become a staple in Milford. However, the COVID-19 pandemic created difficulties for the business in the last three years, the owners said in their closing announcement.
"As you all know the last 3 years have been very difficult for all of us," they wrote, adding, "We have decided it woul…