Tag: Big Y

Local businesses adjust to plastic bag law

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Last week retailers in Connecticut stopped offering free single-use plastic checkout bags to shoppers. Starting Aug. 1, these bags now cost customers 10 cents apiece. Many retailers are getting rid of single-use bags entirely. By…

‘Tissues for Teachers’ collects over 200 boxes

Big Y of Plainville recently held a “Tissues for Teachers” drive, collecting over 200 boxes of tissue donations from customers to supplement supplies in Plainville schools. Above, Big Y assistant service manager Spencer Deegan, left, and employee services representative Lynn…

Police make shoplifting, drug arrests

During a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, Plainville Police arrested Roberto A. Pedraza after smelling marijuana in his vehicle. Plainville Sgt. Nicholas Mullins said during the traffic stop Pedraza admitted to having a “night stick” similar to a…

Theft of shopping cart leads to arrest at Big Y

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Plainville Police arrested a New Britain man Sunday, after they said he stole a shopping cart with groceries from the parking lot of Big Y on New Britain Avenue. Sgt. Nicholas Mullins said Jesse Strouse,…

Man charged with stealing cart of groceries from Big Y

Plainville Police arrested a New Britain man Sunday, after they said he stole a shopping cart with groceries from the parking lot of Big Y. Sgt. Nicholas Mullins said Jesse Strouse, 22, of 164 Hickory Hill Rd., New Britain brought…