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Chefsquire Nov 27, 2008 04:51 AM

I have a few last minute items. Does anyone know a grocery store in the Milford area that is open?

  1. goodhealthgourmet Nov 27, 2008 05:31 AM

    call your local major chains [i think you guys have Stop & Shop and Shaw's there...?] most are usually open until around 2 pm on T-day.

    1. BostonZest Nov 27, 2008 08:57 AM

      The MA blue laws have them all closed. Small convenience stores can open. Remember the fuss when the 88 chain wanted to open on Thanksgiving?

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        goodhealthgourmet Nov 27, 2008 05:02 PM

        that's really interesting - we have blue laws here in Bergen County, NJ, but all the grocery stores were open today. i guess the restrictions differ by state.

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          Chefsquire Nov 27, 2008 05:47 PM

          Figured out the blue laws thing a little too late. I didn't think *every* grocery store would be open, but I thought at least one or two. Thanks for those who responded. Unfortunately, what I needed was not at any convenience stores :(

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            Tir_na_nOg Nov 28, 2008 07:13 AM

            I don't think everyone is following the blue laws (more typical MA silliness anyway). I saw a sign on a grocery store in Haverhill (forget which one) saying it was open on Thanksgiving.

        2. enhF94 Nov 25, 2010 12:26 PM

          Old thread, but saved me a trip today, so bump.

          Anyone have a link to the actual no-groceries-on-Thanksgiving law?

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            BostonZest Nov 25, 2010 02:34 PM

            Every holiday we do a piece on what is open and what is closed plus MBTA schedule changes. For a few of those we add a link to the old Blue laws site. Here is the link we provide.
            http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=elwdsubtopic&L=4&L0=Home&L1=Workers+and+Unions&L2=Wage+and+Employment+Related+Programs&L3=The+Massachusetts%27+Blue+Laws&sid=Elwd

            Penny
            http://www.bostonzest.com/

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              enhF94 Nov 25, 2010 03:15 PM

              Fascinating. Thanks.

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                9lives Nov 26, 2010 03:43 AM

                For future reference, the Golden Goose on Commercial St is open every day; including Txgiving, XMas.

                They used to be a convenience store but have upgraded to a full butcher shop, veg/fruit and a good variety of higher end products.

                They are likely to have most last minute items you may need and will deliver to the NE or WF.

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                  mats77 Nov 26, 2010 04:09 AM

                  Thanks. Good to know

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