Tim Hortons Closes Locations in New York and Maine Without Informing Staff, Customers

November 20, 2015

As many as 21 locations have been closed; more are planned for New England.

Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain that was acquired by Burger King last year, has abruptly closed over 20 locations in the Northeast — in Maine, New York City, and upstate New York — without warning. Not only were staff not given notice, but Consumerist reports that customers dining inside the restaurants were told to leave as employees were turning the lights out for the final time in the middle of the day.

The shutters happened this past Wednesday and Thursday, with multiple reports saying store…