-Titanium Strength has opened their new gym located in the former home of Mill Street Auto. Titanium Strength has taken over the vacant space that was once home to Harry's Fine Wine and Liquors.
-B Sharp Barbershop has opened on Route 30. The barbershop took over the space formerly occupied by Nixon Auto Plus.
-Dollar Tree has opened their new location in Vernon! The store is located next door to Family Dollar.
-Rockville Pharmacy will soon open their relocated store next door to Dollar Tree. The store is currently being outfitted with fixtures, the new signs have been installed.
-Work is progressing on the third phase of construction of the development around Taco Bell. The new building, currently under construction, will be occupied by Verizon Wireless and another yet-to-be-announced tenant.
-Hyun Spa has closed their location on Talcottville Road, their Nail Studio is still open two door to the right at 575 Talcottville Road.
Other Vernon News:
-Congratulations to the Strong Foundation on their purchase of the former Sacred Heart Church site! They have moved their operations there. The Strong Foundation provides services to those with Autism.
-Minuteman Press has moved back to their location at 352 Hartford Turnpike! The store was ravished by a fire last year. The printing company temporarily moved down to The Shops at 30 while their damaged location was renovated.
-Work has started on the new facades/entrances for Shoprite and Homesense! The stores will occupy the former home of Price Chopper. Both stores should be open in November.
Working on confirming a rumor, Ollies Bargain Outlet will, supposedly, take over a portion of the former Kmart. I stress this is just a rumor until I can get confirmation through the town or through Ollies.
Jean-Luc has written articles for the past year about Manchester Business.