Monday, November 12, 2012
The retail giant has already released its Black Friday sale circular online.
Shoppers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island will have to wait until after Thanksgiving to take advantage of Black Friday sales at retail giant Walmart including its Northborough store, near the Westborough line. While Walmart locations across the rest of the country will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Massachusetts and Rhode Island’s Blue Laws prohibit the store to open that early in those two states. Instead, Walmart will open at 1 a.m., which is also the time many other retailers, including Target, plan to open for business on Black Friday. Shoppers don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to find out about the Black Friday sales at Walmart. The company already has released its circular for the sale. For more ads, check out this site …
Friday, November 25, 2011
Did you start shopping at midnight?
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. Today is Black Friday, traditionally the start of the Christmas shopping season. 2. The Better Business Bureau cautions consumers about gift cards, saying to avoid online auction sites that promise “full value guaranteed” gift cards. “Some sites of this type have been reported to sell cards that are valueless, counterfeit, expired or obtained fraudulently," reported the organization in a public statement. 3. North Star Youth Forum, 15 Bridle Lane, hosts a public skating session on Saturday, Nov. 26 at noon. Limited rental skates are available. 4. Family Literacy Day takes place on …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
The retail landscape in Westborough is a mix of small businesses and larger retailers, giving Friday shoppers a variety of places to go for holiday shopping.
Westborough shop owners hope to get a piece of the shopping action on Black Friday, traditionally the biggest holiday shopping day. Though for small retailers, the day seems geared more to the larger retail chains. “Traditionally, Black Friday is not a huge day for us,” said Charlie Napolean, general manager of Tatnuck Bookseller on Lyman Street. “Our big day is usually the Saturday before Christmas.” Nevertheless, the lures are in place to keep shoppers in town. Whether a retail chain or a small business, Westborough stores have deals. Here are 5 that we found in for Friday, Nov. 25. 1. The Whiz Store is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Owner Chris Walsh said that there are specials on a variety of items throughout the store. He mentioned that all…
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
For some, it just isn't the holidays without a little hustle and bustle.
‘Tis the season of holiday shopping. Where do you plan to do most of yours? Will you line up for some bargains on Black Friday? Will you spend your lunch hour ordering gifts online? Do you prefer to see what you are buying before you spend the money, or take the free delivery and hope for the best? We want to know!
Monday, November 21, 2011
Information, announcements, news, photos, videos and more wait for you at the Westborough Patch website!
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. Have you been to the Westborough Patch website today? If you are reading this from your email or Facebook, we invite you to come and visit the Westborough Patch website! Our newsletter and Facebook pages have only a small taste of what is waiting for you on the website. The website is continuously updated throughout the day with all kinds of announcements, news and information about your town. Make it your homepage! 2. The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Giving Tree is now on display in the front foyer. The project will support Lutheran Social Services, AIDS Project Worcester, Ashland …