Hannaford to open Ballston supermarket

BALLSTON — The town of Ballston may be getting a supermarket. Hannaford Supermarkets has announced plans to build a 38,000-square-foot, full-service supermarket off Route 50/67.

The new store will offer a pharmacy, Hannaford To Go online shopping service and thousands of the fresh and packaged products. Between 100 and 110 full- and part-time associates will work at the store.

Hannaford has reached an agreement with the owners of the property and has filed a site plan application with the Ballston Planning Board.

“We are excited to provide Ballston customers with a convenient, new location for meeting all their grocery shopping needs,” said Eric Blom, company spokesman. “Hannaford looks forward to working with residents, charitable organizations and municipal officials, in making this supermarket a vibrant, contributing member of the Ballston community.”

The Ballston store will be located between existing Hannaford supermarkets in Milton and Malta. With Ballston, Hannaford will operate 50 stores in New York.

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Founded in 1883 by Northeast farmers, Hannaford Supermarkets is based in Scarborough, Maine and operates 180 stores  in the Northeast.

Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Hannaford employs more than 26,000 associates.

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