It’s easy to walk past Bill’s Food Shop in West Somerville and not notice it. The convenience store, located at 53 Conwell Ave., could be mistaken for another private residence if not for the faded sign outside. Music from the AM 740 oldies station flows from the speakers, and an old-school sign advertising 75-cent slush […]
By Andrea Simons and Joey Del Ponte For much of the week, shoppers have witnessed an unsettling silence along with empty aisles in the normally bustling Somerville Avenue Market Basket. The real kinetic energy has been outside the store, where employees at Market Basket have held signs and picketed in a continuing protest throughout the locations […]
By Andrea Simons On July 15, staff members and parents at the Tufts Educational Daycare Center (TEDCC) were notified that the university would be transferring the daycare to Bright Horizons, a large corporate daycare chain, on September 1, giving parents and staff six weeks to find new daycare options or comply with the switch.