Today is the final day for a West Chester Kroger before new Marketplace opens this week

Kroger at Beckett Commons in West Chester Twp., Ohio. STAFF FILE PHOTO
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Kroger at Beckett Commons in West Chester Twp., Ohio. STAFF FILE PHOTO

Kroger’s location on Ohio 747 in West Chester Twp. will shut it doors earlier than usual on its last day before a much larger storefront opens Thursday about a half a mile to its north.

The Cincinnati-based grocer’s nearly 72,000-square-foot location at 8238 Princeton Glendale Road will close at 9 p.m. instead of its usual midnight closing time.

The company, which operates more than 150 Kroger Marketplace locations, is scheduled to open a new 133,000-square-foot Kroger Marketplace at 7 a.m. Thursday at 8000 Princeton Glendale Road in West Chester Twp.

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A ribbon-cutting/grand opening ceremony is scheduled for 8 a.m. The company has not released information regarding any special deals or giveaways.

The new store on the southeast corner of Ohio 747 and Tylersville Road will feature fresh food, a fuel center, pharmacy drive-thru, Little Clinic, in-store bank and more.

The grocery store is located inside the 36-acre Crossings of Beckett, which will soon welcome three other new businesses: Ambiance Nail Spa, SuperCuts and PetPeople.

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