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Maxwells get key to city of Auburn; neighborhood grocery store closes its doors Sunday

  • Ted Baker 

As many Auburn residents will do this week, Mayor Mike Quill and members of the City Council made a final pilgrimage to Maxwell’s Food Store following Thursday night’s council meeting to present the key to the city to owners Larry and Bobbie Maxwell.

L-R: City Councilor Tim Locastro. Mayor Mike Quill, Larry Maxwell, Bobbie Maxwell, City Councilors Ginny Kent, Jimmy Giannettino

92 years of family service come to an end Sunday

The popular neighborhood grocery store closes its doors for good Sunday, ending a 92-year run. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says Maxwell’s quality and personal service will be missed.

With the recent passing of Gary “Scotty” Maxwell, Bobbie’s husband and Larry’s older brother, the remaining Maxwells decided it was time to call it quits. Maxwell’s will be open for their final day Sunday from 9-8.

Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason below.

Related: Auburn residents react to the closing of Maxwell’s Food Store: “It’s just another loss of the good old days” (video)