Only grocery store in Union Bridge closes

Dec 10, 2008 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Carroll Co. Times

Dozens of shoppers stopped by Myers Market one last time Wednesday before the grocery store closed its doors.

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“Adrenalynn Rush!”

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Dec 27, 2008
 
thats where my family got our Christmas and Easter Ham and it was easy to get to

“Adrenalynn Rush!”

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Dec 31, 2008
 
idk if thats true or not though
This little piggy

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Mar 6, 2009
 

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thats where my family got our Christmas and Easter Ham and it was easy to get to
That's so sad maybe you can save the poor pigs and not eat ham this Easter in honor, ooh maybe it'a a sign.

“Adrenalynn Rush!”

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Apr 30, 2009
 
well we still got ham but it wasnt as good
Starchild

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Jan 12, 2010
 

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What? u and ur ham r stupid who gives a f@;:! I miss Tony !!! The only reason I ever shoped at that store was so I could be with him. I want you and miss you , I still do!
zone

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Jun 18, 2010
 
anyone know what their putting their now it looks like its gonna be a nice store but its has had about 2 citations so far that kept them from working on it
UB Girl

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Jul 13, 2010
 
It's now owned by the same people that own Trout's Seafood down in New Market. I think different people own Trout's in Woodsboro, but I'm hoping for a comparable grocery store!
zone

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Jul 28, 2010
 
no its the woodsboro one i asked them
UB Girl

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Jul 28, 2010
 
Then the whole family must be in on it--the tax records show that the ownership is the same as the Trout's Seafood. I think it's an umbrella corp. Either way, I can't wait for it to open. Did you ask when they are planning to open?
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#11
Aug 15, 2010
 
they said sometime this fall but they really dont know when

“Adrenalynn Rush!”

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Aug 26, 2010
 
Starchild wrote:
What? u and ur ham r stupid who gives a f@;:! I miss Tony !!! The only reason I ever shoped at that store was so I could be with him. I want you and miss you , I still do!
Ur just jelous because you will never know how nice it was and how convenient you selfish loser
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Adrenalynn, are you seriously retorting to a comment from more than six months ago? I think that bus has left the station. ;^)

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Aug 29, 2010
 
well excuse me! i have better things to do than be on Topix all day. I go to school, have a job and other things. I dont have a lot of time to waste on things like this.
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Sep 28, 2010
 
Isn't a Trouts going in there? If it's as good as the one in Woodsboro it will be a definite step up and a good move for the town.
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#16
Apr 7, 2012
 
wtf happened trouts was supposed to go their and they started to work on it but its just sitting their its just sat for like a year now with no change
zone

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Jan 29, 2013
 
it appears their working on it again though i wouldnt get my hopes up considering i was told by trouts market they were going to come their about 2 years ago and never did the parking lot has been used to hold tractor trailers and wood logging equipment for a while now but it seems their actually working on the bulding now
zone

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Mar 8, 2013
 
Update not that anyone cares or will ever read this. They seem to be actually working on the place now it seems every week you ride by they are doing something new which is awesome. Id like to know what the hell took them so long, id also like to know are they going to leave the wood on the front of the building like that? it was beautiful when they put it in but now its changing a gray color and looks like shit. So far they have Repaved the parking lot, replaced the handicapped signs put in a new set of automatic doors, put in another set of automatic doors. Well that's it really but when you compare it to what they were doing before its a improvement.
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Mar 9, 2013
 
I meant to post this a couple weeks ago. My husband drove by and saw them working on it, so he went in to ask what was going on. It turns out that Trouts couldn't secure financing to complete the project. Family Dollar has leased half of the space and will be going in there. I think the other side is still unleased. No word on a timeline.
I would have much preferred a locally-owned grocery going in there, but given that most people are used to going to Taneytown, Westminster, Mt Airy or Woodsboro for groceries, it might not have been all that great a business plan. At least it will have some groceries for local folks who don't have transportation.
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Mar 14, 2013
 
Yeah I noticed that today while driving by and its actually a dollar general instead of family dollar not that it really matters all that much. Personally as much as I would like to have seen a market their it would have been given the same fate Myers had. Lets face it Myers was not profitable for years. The quality of food in the store sucked most of it was either expired or damn near expiring, and the produce section was a absolute joke you were LUCKY to find something fresh in their. I can honestly say every time I looked at produce their was something they were trying to sell with mold on it. Why was the store like that? It wasn't because the managers didn't take care of the place it was no one shopped their and they couldn't afford to take care of the place. If this dollar general sells clothes to as well then they will be pulling in alot of people who live in union bridge and surrounding area who drive to walmart for such things. Things like pillows, toys, clothes, garden supply's, bath towels, everything you need for your house is now 2 minutes away instead of 20.
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Mar 14, 2013
 
Also if anyone is interested here is the link to apply for a job their. https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/searchr... ^AT4y/8g71Lh/UyfVOrYhaS0Y3EHSc ZwaZKrdR5sCmBWtEUnFP5JP0y7CfXm TLnzl

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