This week in history: 20 years ago

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NOVEMBER 10, 1999: Most of the shelves sat empty and workers sat around on overturned crates, contemplating the loss of their jobs and their store and, indeed, the close-knit family feeling to which they had grown accustomed as the A&P Superfresh closed its doors for the last time in Deep River at 12:30 on Saturday afternoon. “It’s a sad day for Deep River,” said store manager Tim Ring.