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Macy’s exit will leave gap in center

Lynne Anderson was on the steps of Macy’s in Belmont when she heard the news. The Leonard Street store, still decked out for Christmas and bustling with shoppers, will be closing for good this spring.

“I’m stunned and depressed,” the Arlington resident said after being told of the retailer’s announcement Thursday. “You’ve ruined my day.”

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