New England Negotiations, stagnant progress...
UFCW Local 371, which represents about 12,000 workers in Connecticut, said a proposal by the company Wednesday was unacceptable. Brian Petronella, president of the local, said it will terminate the current contract by 3 p.m. Thursday, allowing a possible strike, unless a better proposal is offered. Read more of this story.
Westport News: Stop & Shop talks going down to the wire.
NBC says Stop & Shop could strike this afternoon.
Meanwhile Ahold's profits dropped in Q4.
BJ's posted strong Q4 gains.
The Douglaston Fairway is expected to open up this Summer, the Queens Courier reports.