Just when you thought you were going to really have to change up your grocery shopping routine Waterbury, I have two pieces of good grocery shopping-related news to share with you.

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I was as shocked as anyone when Shop Rite on Wolcott Street announced their permanent closure, and even more so when Banana Brazil Market on Fairfield Avenue shut down for good in in September 2023. Both locations have new life, and they should be open before January is over.

The Great Grocery Store Swap of 2024 is Underway in Waterbury

I've always felt that grocery stores were bulletproof businesses, but 2023 was not a good year for Waterbury. First, the Shop Rite on Wolcott Street closed down for good, followed closely by Town Plot's loss of Banana Brazil Market on Fairfield Ave. Good news, both properties have new grocery stores on the way this month

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