The property owners would not renew Rocky's lease because CVS is interested in purchasing the property. 

Rocky's is a 30 store family owned company and run by the 3rd generation.  We contacted them and learned that Rocco II, grandson of the founder, loves to hear from satisfied customers and

   -they were not planning to close the store
   -they are actively working with a broker and looking for alternate locations

Please write Rocco J. Falcone (handwritten if possible) and let him know if you want Rocky's Ace Hardware to keep a store in our area.  His address is as follows:

                 Rocco J. Falcone II, President
                 Rocky’s Ace Hardware
                 Corporate Offices
                 40 Island Pond Rd.
                 Springfield, MA 01118
                 Phone: (413) 781-1650

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