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updated: 12/29/2013 6:28 PM

Little remains at Elk Grove's Dominick's store, but mayor hopeful for future

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  • Like the chain's more than 70 other stores across the region, the Elk Grove Village Dominick's sat mostly empty Saturday night after it closed for the final time. While some Dominick's are being taken over by other supermarket chains, the future of the Elk Grove store at 980 elk Grove Town Center remains unclear.

       Like the chain's more than 70 other stores across the region, the Elk Grove Village Dominick's sat mostly empty Saturday night after it closed for the final time. While some Dominick's are being taken over by other supermarket chains, the future of the Elk Grove store at 980 elk Grove Town Center remains unclear.
    John Lampinen | Staff Photographer

  • Like the chain's more than 70 other stores across the region, the Elk Grove Village Dominick's sat mostly empty Saturday night after it closed for the final time. While some Dominick's are being taken over by other supermarket chains, the future of the Elk Grove store at 980 elk Grove Town Center remains unclear.

       Like the chain's more than 70 other stores across the region, the Elk Grove Village Dominick's sat mostly empty Saturday night after it closed for the final time. While some Dominick's are being taken over by other supermarket chains, the future of the Elk Grove store at 980 elk Grove Town Center remains unclear.
    John Lampinen | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Bare shelves and mostly empty grocery carts were about all that was left inside Elk Grove Village's Dominick's store Saturday night as the store joined 71 others across the Chicago areas to close its doors for the last time.

But unlike some of its fellow Dominick's which are being taken over by supermarket chains like Mariano's and Jewel, the future for Elk Grove's store remains uncertain.

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However, Mayor Craig Johnson recently told the Daily Herald he's confident the store at 980 Elk Grove Town Center won't stay vacant for long.

"Every single grocery chain in America knows about Elk Grove. I would hope something would happen soon," he said.

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