Big Y Foods has abandoned its plans to build a supermarket in Holyoke. The company cited economic conditions, increasing costs and unforeseen conditions. The news comes as Walmart pushes ahead with plans for a super-center including groceries on Whiting Farms Road. The plan to build a Big Y at Homestead Ave. and Lower Westfield Rd. was first introduced in 2011.
Big Y Drops Holyoke Plans
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