On Wednesday night (06/09/21), the Village learned that a spokesperson for Amazon Fresh Store released information to the media of plans to open a 35,000 sq ft store at Sawmill Station (6939 Dempster St.) in Morton Grove. The Amazon spokesperson stated, “We are hiring hundreds for this store, and right now we’re hiring Zone Leads.” Prior to this release, the site developer was restricted from providing the name of the anticipated grocery tenant. The Village of Morton Grove is excited to welcome this long-awaited grocery store that will soon be opening within this “lifestyle center”. Mayor Dan DiMaria stated, “We made a promise to the community. It required a lot of hard work by elected officials and staff. The reality of having a grocery store tenant of this caliber is a feather in the cap of the entire Sawmill project effort”. The Village has not received any additional information as to an anticipated opening date. More information about Amazon Fresh can be found here.