Sunday, February 3, 2013
The company is holding discussions with labor representatives as the deadline for a three-year contract nears on Feb. 23.
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 …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Every week, Patch checks out what is going on at the local supermarkets and what's on sale there.
This week at Shaw's, it is semi-boneless rib roast or steak, three pounts for more is going for $5.99 per pound and Cook's shank portion ham is 99 cents. A 12-pack Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Diet Pepsi or Mountain Dew is five for $12. Wild boneless haddock fillets are $4.99 per pound and you can get 10 bottles of Coke, Coke Zero, Diet Coke or Sprite for $10. At Hannaford's, boneless skinless chicken breast is going for $1.99 per pound, while shoulder steak for London Broil is $2.99 a pound. Bags of 10 oranges is going for $3.99 each, while red vine cluster tomatoes are a $1.69 a pound. You can get two cans of my essentials crisp'n sweet corn two for $1, while Florida's natural premium orange juice is two for $5. Roche Bros. is selling London …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
What's on sale at the local supermarkets? Patch Grocery Shopping finds out for you.
Every week, Patch Grocery Shopping searches the local supermarkets to find what they have on sale. STOP & SHOP-They are offering fresh strawberries or blueberries buy one get one free deal. Fresh O’Donnell’s Corned Beef Brisket is available for $1.49 per pound. Pepsi 12-packs are on sale in three for $10 deal, while Eight O’Clock Coffee is buy one and get one free. Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast are buy one and get one free. ROCHE BROS-Grey Corned Beef is on sale Saturday and Sunday for $2.79 per pound point cut and $3.99 a pound flat cut. Boneless chicken breast, three pounds or more, is available for $1.99 per pound. Foley’s Fresh Cod Filletts are $8.99 per pound. Snappy Fresh Green Beans are on sale for 99 cents a pound. BIG Y…
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Grocery stores are offering St. Patrick's Day deals.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to see what is being offered at the area grocery stores. If you know of any deals, we didn't write about, please put them into the comment section. HANNAFORD-You can save $4 on Hannaford's USDA Choice Beef Boneless Strip Steak at $6.99 per pound. A 12-pack of Pepsi Fridge Mats is available, three for $10 with 12-ounce cans. To get ready for St. Patrick's Day, fresh green cabbage is 39 cents per pound, while four-pound bag of Hannaford Red Potatoes at $2.49 per pound. ROCHE BROS.-You can get 2 liter bottle of Pepsi Cola for $1 for the 67.6 ounce bottles. They are offering Lay Potato Chips for two for $5, 10-10.6 ounce bags. Orange juice is on sale two for $5. For St. Patrick's Day, Point Cut Corned …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Patch looks at what the area supermarkets are offering this week.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find all the best deals at the local stories. All prices and availability are subjected to change. If you know of any other good details, please share in the comment section. HANNAFORD-Chicken drumsticks or thighs are being offered for 99 cents a pound, while you can get two grapefruit for $1. Organic bananas are on sale for 69 cents. Boneless sirloin tips are $5.99 per pound and boneless center cut pork chop are $3.49 per pound. STOP & SHOP-Fresh strawberries or blackberries are buy one, get one free. Edy's Ice Cream is also buy one get one free. Fresh boneless chicken breast are $1.99 per pound. Coca-Cola 2 liter bottles are five for $5. Fresh Atlantic Salmon Filletts are $6.99 per pound. ROCHE …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Strawberries, cereal, cookies, laundry detergent and chicken highlight this week's deals.
This week, the Patch Grocery Shopper is taking a different route around the local grocery stores looking at the deals each place is offering for the week. If you know of any good deals, please add them to the comment section. As always, prices and products are subject to change because of availability. ROCHE BROS. They are offering a deal to buy five packages of meat for $25. Available are boneless chicken breasts, chicken thighs, fresh whole chicken, 85-percent lean ground beef, tender plus pork tenderloins, Plainville ground turkey, "Philly Style" shaved chicken and shaved steak, Roche Bros. Italian sausage, chicken drumsticks, beef sirloin strip steak, boneless pork chops, pork rib eye roast, Mrs. Budd's Chicken Pice, boneless quarter …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals.
Every week. Patch hits the local grocery stores to see what the bargains are. Marketbasket and Seabra's fliers were unavailable this week. If you find any other bargains, let us know in the comment section. CANNED TUNA ROCHE BROS.-Solid White Tuna, five ounces, $1. STOP & STOP-Starkist Chunk Light Tuna, four for $3. SHAW’S-Bumble Bee Solid White Tuna, five ounces, limit eight, 88 cents. BIG Y-Chicken of the Sea White Tuna, 10 for $10, no limit with card. CHICKEN ROCHE BROS.-Split Chicken Breast, 99 cents a pound. STOP & SHOP-Stop & Shop Fresh Boneless Chicken Breast, $2.49 per pound, Stop & Shop Fresh Chicken Drumsticks or Thighs, 99 cents a pound. HANNAFORD-Whole Young Chicken, 99 cents a pound. BIG Y-Big Y All Natural Air Chilled …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Time to get all your food ready for Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants.
With Super Bowl Sunday on the horizon, it’s time to hit the grocery store for all the food you are going to need for the New England Patriots-New York Giants game. As we do every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals. If you know of any other ones, please let us know in the comment section. Seabra’s web site is under construction. All prices and availability of products are subjected to change. CHICKEN WINGS BIG Y-Boneless Chicken Wings $4.99 a pound MARKET BASKET-Perdue Chicken Wings, $5.49 26-32 ounces STOP & SHOP-Wings, Boneless Wings or Tenders, $4.99 per pound ROCHE BROS-Fieldale Chicken Wings, four pound bag, $9.99 per pound STEAK TIPS MARKET BASKET-Assorted Marinated Beef Tips, $6.99 a pound BIG Y-$6.69 per …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Every weekend, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals at area supermarkets.
Every week, Patch goes to local grocery stores in the area to find out what’s on sale for the week. If you know of any good deals you have found out about, please share in the comment. Also please put in the deals at places you shop on a regular basis. All prices and availability are subject. CHICKEN JUICE PASTA SAUCE BERRIES
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Every week, Patch looks at what's on sale at local supermarkets.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping at area supermarkets, comparing prices on items. All items are subject to change and availability. Seabra and Marketbasket's fliers were available online. You can reach their web pages at Market Basket, www.mydemoulas.com and Seabra at www.aseabrafoods.com. If you find a good deal for your fellow shoppers, please add it to the comment section. FISH CANNED VEGATABLES WATER PAPER TOWELS STRAWBERRIES