I guess the best way to express how much you mean to me and countless others is to simply say this: Thank you. We had nearly 19 really good years. I remember when I first moved to town I thought you paled in comparison to the Super Stop & Shops I frequented in Westchester and Boston but I soon became enamored of your charm. — This article originally was published as a Facebook post by Jenny Murphy on Dec. 8.
Stop & Shop at Goodwives Shopping Center will be celebrating its renovated space with a “Grand Reopening Ceremony” at 11 a.m., Friday, along with giveaways, food samples, a ribbon cutting and a visit from former New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich, the company announced. According to the announcement:
“Stop & Shop’s updated store aims to deliver fresher, healthier, and more convenient options that make grocery shopping easier for local customers. “New features like a stir fry station, a wing bar, and an in-store smoker also provide easy solutions for meals to take on the go. “Customers will enjoy a faster checkout with Stop & Shop’s SCAN IT! mobile app along with a large selection of local Connecticut offerings including craft beers as well.”
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County received a staggering donation yesterday… nearly one ton of turkeys plus additional dry goods were provided through a team contribution effort. Stamford EMS, Stop and Shop at Ridgeway Shopping Center and Our Lady of Grace Preschool & Kindergarten worked together to make the donation. — an announcement from Stamford EMS and Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten
Stop and Shop, located in Ridgeway shopping center, generously provided the turkeys to community partner Stamford EMS to be delivered, by ambulance, to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Our Lady of Grace School contributed cranberry sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, stuffing and other canned and packaged side dishes that were collected by their school community. All turkeys and donations will be distributed to soup kitchens, emergency pantries and shelters across the region. “At this time of giving thanks, and in the spirit of community, we came together to help our neighbors in need,” said Patricia Squires, chief and CEO of Stamford EMS.
The donations from the families of Our Lady of Grace Preschool & Kindergarten in Glenbrook are a portion of the total provisions that the school community collected, which measured over one ton. A sizeable contribution of food was designated to help those in their school community in need.
You’ll be able to order food online and arrange to park for minutes and get it delivered to your car at the Stop & Shop Supermarket in Goodwives Shopping Center later this year, according to representatives from the supermarket. Along with the new service, the store “will be significantly redoing the interior,” sometime later this year, town Planning and Development Director Jeremy Ginsberg told the Planning and Zoning Commission last week. “The concept […] is called ‘Click and Collect,'” Lydia Fadool, a Stop & Shop representative told the commission. “It’s an e-commerce initiative whereby the customer places their order online from the convenience of their home or wherever, pays for their groceries, picks a time slot — usually it’s a three-hour window — and then arrives on site.” The customer “will pull right into one of the designated [parking] spaces.