Stop & Shop is not the only supermarket in the area offering special shopping hours for seniors in an effort to provide extra social distancing for those who could be more at risk if they got the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Some of Watertown’s local markets have added time for seniors to shop, or other ways for residents to access food and produce.
Russo’s Market, 560 Pleasant St., has special hours for seniors from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Arax Market announced on its Facebook page: We are offering delivery for Watertown residents ONLY ($25 minimum). We will also do your shopping for you and you can come and pick it up. You can call (617-924-3399) or message us on Facebook or Instagram.We have been working round the clock to ensure all of our customers have fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, bread, dairy, and homemade prepared meals.
Massis Bakery said on its Facebook page that its shelves are stocked, and it is open Monday through Saturday.
Shaw’s and Star Market will also senior shopping hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Star Market has a few nearby locations, including 699 Mt. Auburn St. in Cambridge, and 535 Trapelo Road in Waverley Square (Belmont). Shaw’s has a location in Waltham at 130 River Street (becomes Pleasant Street in Watertown).
Another local favorite, Market Basket in Waltham, has senior shopping hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Stop & Shop, which has locations at 171 Watertown Street and 700 Plesant Street in Watertown, has senior shopping hours daily from 6 a.m to 7:30 a.m.