Big Y in the News
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:
- 2014-09-04NEW SOLAR ARRAY COULD power 100 HOMES FOR A YEAR
Big Y Foods, Inc. has recently completed the installation of a large-scale solar photovoltaic system on 2.1 acres of unused land located directly behind the Big Y market in Stafford Springs, Connecticut.
- 2014-08-18Table & Vine and ESE Present 2014 Donations
Table & Vine and Eastern States Exposition presented $4,000 donations to the Parish Cupboard and West Springfield Partnership for Education, in a ceremony held at the Exposition August 18.
- 2014-08-11Big Y Opens 67th Market in Old Saybrook, CT
On Thursday, August 21st, Big Y will be celebrating the opening of their newest World Class Market at 28 Spencer Plain Road, Old Saybrook, CT.
- 2014-08-01 Big Y Partners with UMass Amherst Student Farmers to Put Locally Grown Summer Produce on Store Shelves
Now in its eighth season, the UMass Amherst Student Farm has taken a new direction and this month for the first time is harvesting summer crops to supply fresh, local produce to Big Y World Class Markets in Amherst and Northampton.
- 2014-07-10OVER 18,000 WORN AMERICAN FLAGS PROPERLY RETIRED
For the third year in a row, in honor of Flag Day, Big Y collected worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled American Flags for proper retirement.