BOSTON (AP) - BJ'S Wholesale Club says it will beginaccepting electronic food stamp payments at all of its 180stores.
The Natick, Mass.-based chain said Tuesday that effectiveimmediately, members can purchase food with government-issued foodstamps through Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) payments.
BJ's president and CEO Laura Sen said the decision was arecognition of the different and changing financial needs of itsmembers.
BJ's, which operates stores in 15 states, also accepts cash,checks and most major credit and debit cards.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
East Bay residents met in Portsmouth Wednesday evening to meet with local legislators to discuss the tolls on the Sakonnet River bridge.
Be prepared for when winter weather hits by using our interactive radar to track the upcoming storm's path, as well as vital resources for extreme cold and heavy snowfall.
Mansfield's outdoor amphitheater is changing its name for the fourth time in 14 years.
A local woman was upset after what she thought was a great Cyber Monday deal turned out to be a dud.
Police say a 52-year-old Revere woman has died after being struck and dragged about a half-mile by an MBTA bus.