For years, Westporters have headed to the Radio Shack near the Sherwood Island Connector for answering machines, fax machines, and low-tech technology like that.
But answering machines and faxes have gone the way of Pong. Which is why it was not surprising to see these signs, plastered Crazy Eddie-like, all over the store today:
Just to make sure I wasn’t supplying fake news, I asked an employee if the store is definitely closing.
“We don’t know,” he said.
“No one told us anything. We’re kind of in the dark.”
If only Radio Shack sold flashlights…
(Hat tip: Bruce Schneider)