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Big Y in the News

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Headquartered in Springfield, MA, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Proud to be family owned and operated, we operate almost 80 stores throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 11,000 employees. Big Y has been named a 2015 Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".

Big Y in the News contains excerpts from press releases that have been sent to local media.

Our Most Recent Releases:

  • 2017-04-201,000,000 Vials Recycled Since 2015, Big Y World Class Market's Pharmacy and Wellness Centers have recycled almost 1 million bottles and vials troughout the chain.
  • 2017-04-17Ronald McDonald House of Springfield Announces Major Gift Donation From Big Y Beginning this month, Big Y customers shopping in Walpole, Easton, Norwell, Kingston, Norwood and Quincy will have access to in-store dietitian services.
  • 2017-03-01Big Y Expands In-Store Dietitian Program Beginning this month, Big Y customers shopping in Walpole, Easton, Norwell, Kingston, Norwood and Quincy will have access to in-store dietitian services.
  • 2017-02-08Food and Toys Donated to Local Causes In a chain-wide effort to help the less fortunate within their local communities, Big Y's 7th annual Sack Hunger/Care To Share Program brought 18,799 bags of food to local charities and their second annual Toys for Tots drive brought $13,600 worth of toys to needy children.