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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:

  • 2017-02-08Food 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.
  • 2017-01-17Big Y Appoints Ops VP The Board of Directors of Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard D. Bossie as vice president of store operations, succeeding William Hogan who has retired.
  • 2017-01-16Big Y Raises More Than $230,000 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 24 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • 2017-01-12All Big Y Pharmacies Now Open Sundays In an effort to better serve the healthcare needs of its customers, Big Y Foods has opened the balance of its Pharmacy and Wellness Center Locations on Sundays.