Norwood Star Market Opening, April 1958

The Norwood opened it’s doors on April 9th, . The building has been expanded several times and is now Shaw’s .

Hiring for the Norwood Star Market began shortly before the April 9th opening date. This ad appeared in the Boston Globe on April 6th 1958.
The opening was a major event for the town. The Town Manager , Chairman of the Norwood Board of Selectmen , Police Chief and Fire Chief joined new Star market manager Summer Goldman for the ceremony.
Two days before the opening on April 7 1958, a full page ad for the new Norwood Star Market appeared in the Globe. With Norwood adding new housing developments throughout the 1950’s, a large centrally located supermarket was an important addition to town.
This full ad appeared in the Boston Globe on April 16th, 1958, a week after the opening, to promote all the new things the Norwood Star Market could offer a 1950’s family. “It truly has everything!”
Almost a month after the opening, this smaller ad ran on May 1st, 1958 in the Boston Globe.

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