NECCO Plant Closes, Leaving 230 Employees Jobless

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REVERE (WBZ-AM) -- It's eerily quiet at the NECCO plant in Revere one day after the company unexpectedly shut down operations.

On Wednesday morning, there was a closed sign on the door. Nobody was answering phones, there were no signs of employees coming or going, and at Human Resources, a flyer was posted instructing the plant's 230 employees on how to get their final paychecks Friday.

Round Hill Investments bought the New England Confectionary Company back in May for $17.3 million at a bankruptcy auction, sparking hopes that employees would be able to hold onto their jobs after all. But now, the company is selling the NECCO brand to another candy manufacturer.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Shari Small (@ShariSmallNews) reports

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