We’ve all known it was coming: Tom Thumb will close its doors at Highland Park Village on Nov. 30.
The grocer’s parent company, Safeway, informed the Village that it was pulling the location last March.
The company had to vacate by Dec. 1 in order to finalize the acquisition deal with Albertson’s.
But, Village management is hoping to secure another grocer in that same spot.
“We’ll have more to share on that as we get closer,” HP Village managing director Stephen Summers said. “We also want to assure our patrons and local residents that we are in talks with potential retailers and grocers to provide some of the services and goods that will be lost when Tom Thumb closes.”
In the meantime, new tenants are underway: