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, they currently operate over 60 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 10,000 employees. 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:

  • 2015-01-21Local Craft Beers Feature Area Landmarks
    These beers were made in collaboration with Berkshire Brewing Company of South Deerfield, MA. The selections feature well-known area landmarks and include Mount Greylock Porter, Avery Point Amber Ale, and River Valley IPA.
  • 2015-01-14Springfield Museums' New Exhibit Honors Big Y
    A new exhibit at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History traces the journey of Big Y Supermarkets from a small neighborhood grocery store to one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England.
  • 2015-01-14Big Y Express Hiring for 12 New Jobs
    Big Y Foods, Inc. will hire 12 part-time positions available for its newest location; Big Y Express Gas and Convenience Store located at 202 West St, Pittsfield, MA.
  • 2015-01-07176,000 LBS. OF FOOD DONATED
    In a chain-wide effort to help the hungry within their local communities, Big Y's 5th annual Sack Hunger-Care To Share Program brought 19,238 bags of food to local charities.
    Big Y World Class Markets is pleased to announce the opening of their newest and 4th Table & Vine Fine Wines, Spirits and Beer location within the Big Y World Class Market store at 2035 Boston Rd in Wilbraham
  • 2014-12-18Carando and Big Y Supply National Guard with Holiday Feast
    Carando Classic Italian Meats showed its gratitude for the brave men and women of Barnes Air National Guard Base and served the soldiers and their family members a holiday lunch this afternoon. Joined by local retailer Big Y, the Massachusetts-based companies prepared a feast of Carando premium hams, green beans, oven roasted potatoes, mac and cheese and pies for the hundreds in attendance.
  • 2014-12-10Big Y Donates $5,000 For Sci-Tech Band Documentary
    As part of an ongoing effort to support and give back to the local community, Big Y Foods has donated $5,000 toward a fundraiser to make a documentary film about the Springfield High School of Science and Technology band.
    In order to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, all Big Y Supermarkets donated proceeds from their October initiative "Partners of Hope" to 22 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.