Saturday, September 8, 2012
A recap of this week's headlines from Sept. 2-7.
Town Documents Show Kraft Group Doesn't 'Owe' Foxborough Money for Sewer Contrary to popular opinion among some Foxborough town officials, The Kraft Group does not owe the town $7.5 million – or any money for that matter – from a failed proposal involving the development of a waste water treatment facility for the town located at Gillette Stadium, according to town documents. In 2007, the Kraft Group and the town of Foxborough successfully negotiated the development of Patriot Place and with it the town has received annual town revenue of $3 million. However, five years and millions in revenue has not changed the perception of some town officials that The Kraft Group “owes” Foxborough $7.5 million for what they consider to be false …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Beginning Friday morning, Trader Joe's is open for business 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week at 350 Patriot Pl., Foxborough. Check out these scense from Friday's grand opening.
Editor's note: Video highlights from Friday's grand opening and interviews with Trader Joe's management will be published on Foxborough Patch Friday afternoon. The line was long, the cheers were loud and the celebration was on at 350 Patriot Pl. Friday morning as Trader Joe's opened for business in Foxborough. Hundreds of customers filled the neighborhood grocery store shortly after 8 a.m. following the ceremonial cutting of the Lei. On hand to celebrate the highly anticipated opening were members of The Kraft Group, including president Jonathan Kraft, members of the New England Patriots cheerleaders, "Pat Patriot,” the team’s mascot and Trader Joe's Regional Vice President Chris Maguire among others. Also participating in Trader Joe’s …
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: The wait is over! Trader Joe's at Patriot Place opens Friday at 8 a.m. Foxborough High School football travels to East Longmeadow for the Warriors' season opener and a jewelry event in town.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! 1. Expect an Afternoon Thunderstorm and Some Rain Friday in Foxborough Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1 and 4 p.m. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Friday night: Patchy fog after 11 p.m. Otherwise, increasing …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Here's a quick snapshot of the progress made at the Trader Joe's site at Patriot Place in Foxborough as of Monday, Aug. 6. The neighborhood grocery store opens exactly one month from Tuesday.
With Trader Joe's exactly one month from opening in town (Sept. 7), Foxborough Patch took a trip over to the construction site of the neighborhood grocery store to check on its progress. Construction workers were still on scene after 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, working on the exterior of the building, which has recently taken its trademark color. Other notable progress includes storefront windows that have been installed to give passersby a sneak peek at the store's interior. View the photo gallery above for a timeline of construction at Trader Joe's and check out other Foxborough Patch stories on the store's highly anticipated arrival in town. Other Trader Joe's Stories:
Saturday, July 28, 2012
The unique neighborhood grocery store, opening at Patriot Place on Sept. 7, will be accepting applications and conducting interviews beginning Monday, July 30 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Trader Joe’s, which is scheduled to open at Patriot Place on Friday, Sept. 7, will begin accepting applications and interviewing potential “Crew Members” on Monday, July 30 at 10 a.m. The hiring event will then continue throughout the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Applicants interested in becoming a “trader on the culinary high seas” should visit the Trader Joe’s hiring location in Patriot Place's North Marketplace, across from Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse. Interested individuals need to apply in person and can obtain an application on site or online at www.traderjoes.com/pdf/employment_application.pdf. The Patriot Place Trader Joe's is approximately 16,000 square feet and will be the 18th Massachusetts location. It will be open from 8…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Trader Joe's has announced it plans to open at its Patriot Place location in Foxborough on Sept. 7 and will begin hiring "crew members" on July 30 at 10 a.m.
As mentioned on Foxborough Patch Monday, Trader Joe’s has announced it plans to open at Patriot Place in Foxborough on Friday, Sept. 7 at 8 a.m. but will begin hiring at the end of this month. Individuals interested in working at the neighborhood grocery store located at 350 Patriot Place can begin applying on July 30 at 10 a.m. Applicants must apply in person and can obtain an application on site or online at www.traderjoes.com/pdf/employment_application.pdf. Trader Joe's is a unique, neighborhood grocery store with foods and beverages ranging from the everyday to the exotic. The Foxborough location will be the first store in the company’s chain of more than 370 stores that’s fully integrated into an NFL stadium site, according to a press…