80-Year-Old Restaurant Closes

Updated 2 years ago

A restaurant that has been serving up fried seafood to Turner residents for nearly eighty years is serving food no more.The Chick-a-dee Restaurant on Rt. 4 had a sign outside Wednesday that says “Sorry, we have closed.”Another sign indicates tough economic times forced the owners’ hand. That sign also thanked everyone for their patronage.Francis Donovan opened the restaurant in 1935. The current owner bought it about forty years ago.It was destroyed by fire in 1991, but was rebuilt, even bigger.


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