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By adamg - 9/20/20 - 12:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting Hyde Park man they say jumped behind the wheel of a Peapod delivery truck outside 10 East Springfield St. in the South End this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 10:11 pm
Egg nog and elf creamer

Aren't there a couple of holidays to promote the heck out of first? In any case, Eileen reports the South Boston Stop & Shop is now pushing Christmas stuff.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 6:33 pm

Confrontation at Kingston Stop & Shop

The Patriot Ledger reports shoppers at the Kingston Stop & Shop tackled a man this afternoon after he allegedly began spitting on produce. Police arrested him, the store informed him he was no longer welcome and, as you can see in the video, Marty the Robot whirled around and beeped uselessly, frustrated he could not continue his search for fallen lettuce leaves because of the confrontation.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 8:44 pm

WBUR reports Shaw's and Stop & Shop acknowledges some of its workers have tested positive for Covid-19, including at the Hyde Park Shaw's. Stop & Shop says most of its positive employees are in its New York State stores.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 6:00 pm
Marty the robot needs to go away

Looks like Marty needs some serious attitude/ algorithm adjustment.

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By adamg - 3/18/20 - 6:10 pm
No ketchup

Every day, it seems like people look at the empty toilet-paper and chicken shelves at the Dedham Stop & Shop and go "Oh, no, what can I buy instead?!?" Today, the store was completely out of ketchup. Who knew ketchup was going to be in such high demand during an apocalypse?

The store was also completely out of frozen pizzas, except a few flatbread pizzas and "pizza" made out of cauliflower, which pretty much proves nobody wants that stuff.

By adamg - 3/14/20 - 9:57 pm
Stop and Shop logo

Stop & Shop says it's trimming hours at most of its stores on Monday and cancelling its pickup service so that employees can spend more time trying to re-stock shelves that keep getting stripped bare of things such as, well, increasingly almost everything. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 11:43 pm
No meat at the Quincy Stop & Shop

Justin Michael Davis reports from the Quincy Stop & Shop tonight.

By adamg - 1/19/20 - 3:56 pm
Half off on Patriots stuff at one supermarket

Thomas the roving UHub photographer spotted Patriots plates, napkins and cups half off at the Watertown Stop & Shop on this AFC championship day.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 10:31 am
Allston Yards rendering

Architect's rendering of one of the proposed buildings.

The BPDA board yesterday approved plans by Stop & Shop to transform its 10.6-acre parcel on Everett Street in Allston into an 868-unit complex with apartments, condos and a replacement for the supermarket that now sits there. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/19 - 9:44 pm
Marty the robot and somebody in a Marty costume

Kate Estrop reports from the Stop & Shop on McGrath Highway in Somerville:

Even if you've practiced for hours, sometimes the only thing you can say when you meet your hero is, "Beep beep."

By adamg - 10/5/19 - 11:11 pm

Marty stood in Aisle 3, seething, his eyes flashing yellow in impotent rage, for he had no arms and could only grimly warn passersby of the danger that lay in front of him, a dropped package of fruit rollups. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 4:47 pm

Boston Police didn't have to go far to arrest two men charged with attacking people at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park yesterday: Before they could speed out of the parking lot, officers arrived and blocked the exit - and witnesses started pointing at the car. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/19 - 10:26 pm

A fight in at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park left one man in aisle 4 with stab wounds and two men taken to the Hyde Park police station as possible suspects. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/19 - 12:16 am
A single Stop & Shop picketer at 11:50 p.m. in South Boston

Roving UHub photographer George Carroll Jr. reports that at 11:50 p.m. on Thursday, in the cold and rain, he spotted Geoff Applegate maintaining a solo picket outside the Stop & Shop on East Broadway in South Boston. The store wasn't open to the public but, Applegate told Carroll, he was there in case the company tried making a delivery.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 3:28 pm

After Christine Fontánez's video of Roy Bourque coming out of the North Andover Stop & Shop this morning started spreading, the former Bruins player responded: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/19 - 1:21 pm
On strike at the Truman Parkway Stop & Shop

On strike on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park.

At 1 p.m., the United Food & Commercial Workers declared a strike against Stop & Shop across New England. As workers walked out of stores, managers, with nobody left to do any work except for Marty the Spill Finding Robot, shut the stores and associated gas stations. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/19 - 3:31 pm
Seaweed snacks now kosher for Passover

The Dedham Stop & Shop always seem to have one of the largest selections of food that's kosher for Passover outside of Harvard Street in Brookline - and not just the traditional stuff like matzoh and gefilte fish. Among the selections this year: Roasted seaweed snacks.

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