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:

  • 2014-12-22NEW TABLE & VINE LOCATION OPENS IN WILBRAHAM
    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.
  • 2014-12-03BIG Y RAISES ALMOST $250,000 FOR LOCAL BREAST CANCER
    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.
  • 2014-11-05Plainfield Big Y Is Reborn
    Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the renovations at their Plainfield, CT World Class Market at 83 Lathrop Road.
  • 2014-10-09BIG Y TURNS PINK
    In order to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, all Big Y Supermarkets will be donating proceeds from their entire produce department as well as additional select products throughout the store to over 22 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • 2014-10-03$232,000 IN LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
    Big Y World Class Markets selected over 335 academically-outstanding students from communities surrounding their stores to receive a total of over $232,000 in college scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.