Sunday, March 3, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
You can find everything you need to survive this weekend's blizzard right here in Tiverton and Little Compton.
Tiverton and Little Compton could see 18 to 24 inches of snow fall between Friday and Saturday as a blizzard hits the region. Are you prepared for this storm? From storm basics to survival kits, we've got you covered. Humphrey's Building Supply Center. Shelves were still stocked at 4:30 p.m., but cashiers said residents were in and out all day stocking up on various storm supplies. Down the street at Tom's Market, plenty of milk and bread remained on the shelves on Thursday afternoon. The American Red Cross recommends everyone prepare for winter weather with these steps: Get a Disaster Supplies Kit For Your Home Where can local residents find these supplies? Which store have ran out? Tell us in the comments section below this article. …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The market corrected the problem.
TIVERTON—The town dismissed charges against Tom's Market for violating Tiverton's noise ordinance on Tuesday afternoon, citing the store's efforts to minimize the sounds from its cooling fans. The market, which opened its 492 Main Rd. location on March 30, has been battling the excessive noise emitted by its cooling compressors since before it even opened to the public. The fan system in the rear of the market sits just a few yards away from residential homes. Former Town Council President Donald Bollin, an abutter who lives at 25 Russel Dr., filed two complaints with Tiverton Police on March 21 and 30 and complained once more to the store on March 28, according to reports from Jeanne Scott, assistant town solicitor. Following the …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The following report was supplied by the Tiverton Police Department.
An abutting neighbor to the newly opened Tom's Market at 492 Main Road recently filed an excessive noise complaint with Tiverton police. Former Tiverton Town Council President Donald Bollin, of 25 Russel Drive, filed the complaint on April 3 at 10:25 a.m. A municipal court trial date has been set for Tuesday, June 5. According to a report filed by Cpl. Daniel Raymond, Bollin claimed the noise from the grocery store's cooling fans was too high, and said the store should be cited daily for the nuisance. Bollin added that he was informed the owner, Thomas DeAngelis, was working to fix the problem. Raymond took noise readings that day that generated approximately 69 decibels. Raymond returned to the grocery store on April 17, a hot day in the …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Tiverton-Little Compton Patch commenters rejoiced in getting a new grocery store. A couple took issue with the parking lot.
Although turnout numbers are not immediately available for the opening weekend of Tom's Market in Tiverton, flurries of people flocked on Friday to check out the new grocery store. Here's a sampling of Patch comments about Tom's Market. A couple users highlighted an issue driving in the parking lot. Do you agree? Lilla Woodhouse - Went today to celebrate Tom's opening! It's wonderfully clean and well-stocked! I'm so happy to have a nice grocery store close by!!!! Good luck to them! Rade - In a word; WOW! What an INCREDIBLE store! Variety at great prices! Welcome, Tom's; I hope you have a long long stay with us! Kim B - I can't wait to go! I will definately be stopping by Tom's this weekend. Good luck to them! I have heard great things …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
It's first full day is Friday at 8 a.m.
The shelves are stocked, scales adjusted, equipment operating, front parking lot refinished and the front exterior decal "Tom's Market: Fresh, Local, Exceptional" unveiled. Friday at 8 a.m. is the opening day for Tiverton's new grocery store. It's the first grocery store in town since the Grand Central Market closed in 2006, and aims to compete with Clements' Market in Portsmouth, the chain stores in southern Fall River and Lee's Market in Westport. Every last item on the punchlist was prepped Wednesday for opening weekend. Workers from the Associated Grocers of America stocked the dairy section. Principal owner Glenn Place adjusted a scale in the front of the store near the produce section. Aisles in the store are named after every …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The market, slated to open later this month in Tiverton, held a recruitment fair Tuesday. It continues today.
People of all ages lined up outside the new Tom's Market in Tiverton Tuesday for the first day of a recruitment fair. The line stretched behind the Dunkin' Donuts next door. The fair continues today at 492 Main Road from 4 to 6 p.m. Almost 350 people showed up Tuesday to apply for one of 40 positions expected to be filled. Reached late Tuesday, co-owner Glenn Place said they've already culled through the first round of applicants, will take the second round Wednesday and make phone calls by the weekend. New hires will begin training as soon as next week. "We move fast and furious," he said, adding that he spoke with a lot of good people, a good mix of entry level and experienced applicants. "It's so incredible we could pull from such a …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
It's set to open on March 27, with entry-level and highly experienced jobs available.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The following is from a press release issued by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training: Tom's Market, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training's Business Workforce Center, plans to hire up to 40 people to staff its newest market opening later this month. A recruitment fair will be held at the new location, 492 Main Road, Tiverton, on Tuesday, March 13, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. Jobs are available both for highly experienced individuals and for those seeking entry-level opportunities. Positions that require prior experience include meat cutters, production cooks, a grocery manager and a produce manager. Cashiers and deli service positions are also available. …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Applications have been pouring in.
A "coming soon" sign for Tom's Market at 492 Main Road in Tiverton appeared on the roadside on Friday. The grocer, with stores in Coventry and Warren, received licensing approval from the Tiverton Town Council in August. According to the owners, the Tiverton store will be just under 9,000 square feet in the former space of the CVS Pharmacy next to Dunkin Donuts. An electrical permit is posted on the window of the space for cooling systems and other equipment. Reached on Friday, Glenn Place, co-owner, said they have already received well over 50 applications and are currently doing interior work in the space. The store will have prepared foods, a full service grocery and will sell local produce when possible.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Tom's Market, with locations in Coventry and Warren, could open its third location in Tiverton by the fall.
Soon enough, Tiverton residents may not have to trek to Clements' Market in Portsmouth, Lees Market in Westport or to one of the large grocery stores sprawled in southern Fall River to get their groceries. In a 6-0 vote Tuesday night, the Town Council approved a victualling and holiday license for Thomas DeAngelis to operate Tom’s Market at 492 Main Road, which, if all remaining permitting gets approved, could be slated to open in November. Councilor Ed Roderick was absent from the meeting. Tom’s Market's original location is in Coventry. It opened its second store in Warren in 2009, and in Tiverton is slated to operate in just under 9,000 square feet in the former space of the CVS Pharmacy next to Dunkin Donuts. According to the owners, …