Desi’s — the latest, long-time incarnation of the even longer-time “general store” at the corner of Riverside Avenue and Railroad Place — is closing.
The Lotto machine is gone. Shelves are not being restocked. An employee says the business is moving to Hartford. The last day is Friday.
Sure, it’s been a while since anyone bought a newspaper there. (Or anywhere.)
Cigarettes are a dying product too.
But there still has to be a market for candy, sodas and batteries, right?