BANGOR (NEWS CENTER) -- Shaw's Supermarkets is closing its store on Springer Drive, just off Hogan Road, in Bangor on January 31. Store officials say about 120 people work there.
The store made the announcement to employees Tuesday morning. Store spokesperson Judy Chong said the lease on the location is up at the end of January and the store decided not to renew the lease. She said the reason for not renewing is confidential.
Chong said human resources is working to transfer associates to stores on Main Street in Bangor and in Ellsworth. She said qualified employees are eligible for severance packages.
Chong also said plans for a store on Stillwater Avenue in Bangor are on hold and no final decision has been made on that property.