By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
NORTH KINGSTOWN â Behind a locked door â to avoid being interrupted by customers; surely a first for a businessman â Jim Grogan spent Sunday packing up Nautical Impressions, the sea-themed shop on Updike Park that heâs operated for 14 years.
As rousing chanteys played in the background, he talked about the decision he and his wife, Dale, owner of The World Store whose entrance is directly opposite and only a few feet from his, had to make. âOur accountant said weâd just been put into a corner,â said Jim Grogan.
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