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By adamg - 8/23/23 - 12:36 pm
Message confirming opt-out, followed by new ad text

Star said it would leave her alone, then didn't, based on her texts.

A woman who says she is fed up with the weekly messages Star Market sends her about sales and stuff yesterday sued the chain under a federal law that's requires marketers give consumers an actual way to opt out. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/23 - 5:31 pm

A worker at the Star Market at 4 River St. in Lower Mills was charged with stabbing another worker - and pressing his thumbs into the man's eyes - in a fight around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/23 - 9:15 pm

Stanley Staco reports:

Shoplifter at Star Market made her escape in a Blue Tesla, on Spring St, BPD enrt to write report #147pm

No word if she made off with bags of shrimp.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 7:23 pm
Creepy doll

Phderelict reports from the Porter Square Star Market:

This Halloween decoration at Star Market was too scary to begin with and keeps getting worse as more people accidentally/on purpose hit her with their carts ⁦

She gets around: Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 9:19 pm
That's a lot of nog: Vanilla, lite and pumpkin

Remember when there was just one flavor of nog - egg? Roving UHub photographer Michael Halle couldn't help but notice all the nog for sale today at the Newtonville Star Market - and couldn't help but wonder how something could be "limited edition" nog if it's for sale for months at a time, like even before the end of summer.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 9:59 pm

Samuels & Associates told the BPDA today it will soon file detailed plans for a 553,000-square-foot replacement for the creaky old Star Market on Boylston Street in the Fenway, that will include R&D labs and associated offices as well as ground-floor commercial space and new green space on a lot now occupied by a shuttered gas station.

By adamg - 7/18/21 - 7:17 pm
Halloween candy at Packards Corner Star Market

Oh, look what Jenni K spotted at the Star Market at Packards Corner in Allston today.

By adamg - 5/28/21 - 9:53 pm
Sale on masks

Look at the discount on face masks at Robert Orthman's local Star Market.

By adamg - 1/24/21 - 11:56 am
Firefighters put out a Fenway dumpster fire

Firefighters douse a flaming dumpster in the Fenway. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports firefighters were kept busy early Friday dousing a series of dumpster fires across the Fenway - two weeks after a similar series of fires in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/20 - 12:33 pm
Giant cans of chickpeas at Star Market

Eileen Murphy shows us how Star Market is keeping its shelves filled by tapping into what is usually the restaurant and cafeteria supply chain - and is now stocking items such as mega-chonky cans (6.33 lbs. each) of garbanzo beans, corn and hash.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 12:40 pm
Roche Bros. delivery truck at Star Market in West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted an odd thing in the parking lot of the Star Market on Spring Street in West Roxbury this morning: A home-delivery van from rival Roche Bros. at the other end of Centre Street.

By adamg - 2/25/18 - 10:10 pm

Right now, you can split Boston-area supermarkets into two groups: The bunch where they have plenty of bananas and the ones where, yes, they have no bananas. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/18 - 12:22 pm
Star Market signs
Roche Bros. sign

Both Roche Bros. and Star Market have spent the last several months remodeling their stores - Roche Bros. to be more like Wegmans and Star Market to be more like Roche Bros. They both use local street names along with numbers to identify their aisles. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/17 - 2:07 pm
No dairy at Porter Square Shaw's

Lisa reports the cream, cheese and yogurt shelves at the Porter Square Star Market were empty today, not because of a frenzied rush by storm-maddened shoppers, but because something made the power go out to that section of the store and workers had to throw everything out.

By adamg - 3/3/17 - 6:56 pm

Two people were taken to the hospital this afternoon after the a woman apparently hit the gas instead of the brake pedal at the Star Market on Providence Highway and plowed right through the front entrance, WHDH reports.

By adamg - 10/4/15 - 9:01 pm
Christmas balloons at Star Market in Dedham

At the Star Market in Dedham tonight. The bulletin boards in the over-pumpkin-spiced lobby had green garlands.

By adamg - 8/20/15 - 11:09 am

Star Market is hoping customers will buy foods to eat on patios outside its Dorchester, Fenway and Allston stores.

The chain goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to add patios at the three locations, similar to what the Whole Foods in the South End offers - with 24-hour patio seating at the Fenway store. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/15 - 9:49 am
Proposed new entrance to Boston Garden

Proposed new entrance to the Garden from developer's BRA filing.

The Herald reports Star Market has agreed to build a mega-market in the $1-billion mixed-use development planned for that vacant space in front of the Garden and the train station.

By adamg - 12/4/14 - 2:38 pm
Wanted man in Dedham and West Roxbury

Dedham Police report they're looking for this guy for purse snatchings at the Stop & Shop and Star Market in their town and at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury, in which he targets senior citizens who leave their purses unattended.

In the most recent incident, Dec. 1 at the Stop & Shop, police say:

Suspect took a pocket book from elderly female that left her handbag unattended in the produce section.

By adamg - 8/31/14 - 10:10 am

A couple who used to shop at the Melrose Shaw's is suing the chain's parent companies over a massive credit-card breach disclosed earlier this month - saying they never would have shopped at the store if they'd known it was overseen by a bunch of incompetent boobs unable to learn from previous retail breaches or even apply industry-standard security measures.

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