WalMart wants to start a grocery store at the old Circuit City location.
- 1-2 years
- Proposal floated in news media. Development requires Planning Board approval of variances.
- Planning Board hearing
- ZBA hearing
- Expansion plans
- Possible expansion plans.
- Too many big-box stores in Assembly Square already.
- History of driving competing businesses out.
- Not a large or employee-friendly employer.
- Attend Planning Board and ZBA hearings and speak out.
- Walmart seeks to build grocery store in Assembly Square Read more: Walmart seeks to build grocery store in Assembly Square (Somerville Journal, 7/22/11)
- Wal-Mart to enter local grocery wars (Boston.com, 7/22/11)
- Wal-Mart to Open Grocery Store In Somerville (Somerville Patch, 7/22/11)
- Wal-Mart Market coming to Somerville (Boston Herald, 7/22/11)