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Stop & Shop Strike Ends With Tentative Agreement

The strike lasted 11 days before a breakthrough in talks occurred late Easter Sunday. Membership will still have to vote on the contract for the protest to officially end.

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Stop & Shop Workers Walkout Over Stalled Contract Talks

Employees at the North Adams store walked out about 1 p.m. on Thursday; store managers ushered customers out and locked the doors.

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Adam's Hometown Market Opens to Welcoming Crowd

A month ago, the grocery store's aisles were empty and shelves bare as Big Y ended its tenure. In just 18 days, the Connecticut grocery chain had stepped, freshened the entire building, hired many of the former workers and filled the store with new products.

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Adam's Hometown Market Grand Opening Friday

The target opening date was March 29 and Greenlaw said every store manager from the company was brought in as well as other resources to get the bulk of the work done in 2 1/2 weeks.

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Stop & Shop Unions Authorize Strike

The union local representing some 2,000 area Stop & Shop workers voted Sunday afternoon to authorize a strike.

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Grocery Chain Expects to Open This Month in Adams Big Y

The announcement was met with applause as Adam's Hometown Market informed the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday that it expected to add the location to its 15-market chain on Monday.

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Hinds, Barrett Call on Big Y to Work With Adams Officials

The town's two state lawmakers are calling on Big Y to work more closely with local officials during the grocery's closing and expected transfer to a new owner.

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Big Y Supermarkets Selling Adams Location

In a statement released on Thursday just after noontime, company officials said the 16,000-square-foot structure in downtown Adams cannot support the items and types of services the grocer now offers.

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Big Y Plans to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags in 2020

Big Y Foods Inc., one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England, will eliminate its use of the bags from all 70 of its markets, specialty stores and Big Y Express Gas and Convenience locations in 2020.

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North Adams Councilor Raises 'Food Desert' Issue in West End

These developments may be private, but Cohen feels "that there is a need for larger conversations with our leadership." Her suggestion was to refer it to the Community Development Board and perhaps to extend the conversation to involve more stakeholders.

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Price Chopper Donating Fort Mass Park to North Adams

Price Chopper is making a gift of one of the city's oldest historical sites: Fort Massachusetts. The park, which includes a chimney from the1930s replica and a plaque, sits in the northeast corner of the parking lot of the closed supermarket.

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