Sunday, May 5, 2013
Anyone with information is asked to call Grafton Police.
Have you seen this person? Each week, Patch features a different outstanding criminal case from a local police department. All information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. Theft - Case No. 100045 Aug. 28, 2009 Stop & Shop in Grafton. Case Details: Grafton Police tell Mass Most Wanted they want to identify this man regarding a "flip flam larceny with exchange of money" at Stop & Shop in Grafton on Aug. 28, 2009. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Grafton Police at 508-893-5343.
Monday, March 11, 2013
40,000 employees at the company's New England stores will be affected by the new contract, which ensures that there won't be a strike.
Stop & Shop workers have approved a new three-year contract, ensuring that the company will avert a strike, according to Boston.com. Several local chapters of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union approved the new contract in a vote on Sunday. The contract affects roughly 40,000 workers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. It's been reported that the new deal has increased pay and more affordable health care coverage for part-time workers, and also helps avoid a strike, which Stop & Shop had been preparing for by looking for temporary workers. There are two Stop & Shops in Westborough: at 290 Turnpike Road, and 23 Lyman St.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The company is holding discussions with labor representatives as the deadline for a three-year contract nears on Feb. 23.
Monday, February 4
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. Stop & Shop has two Westborough locations: at 290 Turnpike Road, and 23 Lyman St. 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 …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The incident happened Friday at the Lyman Street supermarket.
Security at Westborough's Lyman Street Stop & Shop tackled an alleged shoplifter on Friday, Police Chief Alan Gordon said today. Police charged the 16 year old male from Southborough with shoplifting and with possession of a Class D drug (marijuana) in the incident, which was reported at 4:20 p.m. Friday, according to the Westborough Police log. The suspect allegedly had $25 in merchandise, and a bag of marijuana in his pocket, Gordon said. Store security detained the youth until police arrived. He faces arraignment in Westborough Juvenile Court at a later date.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Anyone with information about this Aug. 11, 2009 incident is asked to call Westborough Police.
Have you seen this duo? Each week, Westborough Patch will feature a different outstanding criminal case from the Westborough Police Department. All information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. Theft - Case No. 090592 Aug. 11, 2009 Stop & Shop Case Details: On Aug. 11 2009, two men entered the Lyman Street Stop & Shop, collected two Monopoly games and 20 cans of baby formula, and passed "Exit." Anyone with information about the identity or location of these two suspects is asked to call Westborough Police Detective Gary Hassett at 508-366-3060.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The latest 'You Ask, Patch Answers' addresses that question.
Editor's note: In our column "You Ask, Patch Answers," we help you to find answers to your questions. Email email@example.com if you have a question that you would like us to investigate. Today, we answer this emailed inquiry: Why are there drums in the Lyman Street Stop & Shop parking lot? Westborough Patch asked Stop & Shop's Judi Palmer. "These barrels contain sealant, as for tar surfaces such as a parking lot or a drive way," Palmer said. "They belong to the landlord who used our name, as we are the biggest tenant in the plaza. Apparently, there will be parking lot maintenance -- regular everyday maintenance--in the lot sometime soon."
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall. Stop & Shop is aware of illnesses reported in Cana
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall Stop & Shop is aware of illnesses reported in Canada and associated with this recall. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life‐threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The manufacturer has recalled the product because of possible listeria contamination.
Stop & Shop has stopped selling its Calico Bean Salad after a voluntary recall by its manufacturer because of possible listeria contamination. The product is normally sold at the salad bar. Costa Fruit & Produce said it was recalling the product because of the possible health risks, although no illnesses have been reported. Stop & Shop, which has locations on Lyman Street and Turnpike Road, has removed the Calico Bean Salad from its stores and said customers who purchased the product between July 18 and 26 should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. For more info, check out the FDA press release.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The following information was obtained from the logs of the Westborough police and fire departments and scanner reports. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Here are excerpts from the Westborough police and fire logs. Please note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests; other than that, we pick out incidents you might find interesting. Friday, April 13 11:15 a.m.: Officer Gregory McRae assisted with a funeral escort from St. Luke’s Church on West Main Street. 12:03 p.m.: Westborough paramedics and Officer Paul Pinto helped at the scene of an emergency on Turnpike Road. A man was reported to be sitting in a car at a handicapped parking spot at the Fountainhead Apartment complex. He was said to be weak, and he was taken to a hospital. 1:02 p.m.: Officer Paul Pinto took a report of a larceny at Chapel of the Cross on Flanders Road. 1:49 p.…
Sunday, April 15, 2012
The Westborough Fire Department reported heavy smoke damage to the business.
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Sunday, April 15, 2012
Captain Calvin Lawrence of the Westborough Fire Department confirmed Sunday afternoon that a fire at the Lyman Street Stop & Shop began inside a rotisserie chicken oven, but was quickly put down by the store's sprinkler system. "I don't know for sure, but I assume this was a grease fire at this point," said Lawrence. There was significant amount of smoke damage to the store which remains closed as of late Sunday afternoon. Emergency personnel were still on scene as of this post, along with displaced shoppers and employees. "The store remains closed and the board of health is on the scene assessing the damage along with the investigations unit," said Lawrence. "It looks like there could be a large loss involved for the store because of …