Project Photo Gallery

October 4, 2021 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Chicopee Boys & Girls Club's project to improve outdoor recreational space was funded with CDBG-CV funds.  The award of $250,000 will create safe, accessible,  year round space for Club members.


August, 2021 Food Bank

Proud to attend the Food Bank of Western MA Capital Campaign kick-off.  Big Y and Mass Mutual Foundation each contributed 1.5 million.  Chicopee has committed to being the regional hub for Food Security.  The event was at the Moose Lodge-one of the Food Bank's sites in Chicopee.


July, 2021 Riverwalk Fitness Trail

The next phase of the Riverwalk Fitness Trail has been designed and the equipment ordered.  Fingers crossed that the equipment will be installed before frost.


June 21, 2021  SUMMER TIME !!

The new Lincoln Grove Spray Park which was funded with federal Community Development Block Grant funds is open for the season.

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June 17, 2021     CENTER FRESH !

The Center Fresh Market is being created through a partnership between the city and the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from federal Community Development Block Grants that will double the amount of produce low-income people will be able to purchase with SNAP benefits.


January, 2019 - Renovations at the former Chicopee Library continue.  The property is being converted into a child care site.

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February, 2018 - The reviews are rolling in !  If you haven't tried Goodworks Coffee House at 46 Center St, you definitely should !  The small business received start-up funding through the Community Development Block Grant Program.  The welcoming environment and great coffee are worth a stop.  Ample Free Parking across the street.  For more information, check out their website at or follow them on Facebook.

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February , 2018 -  Welcome to Homeownership! Our most recent homeowner is all SMILES in her new home which was made possible in part by the City of Chicopee's Buyer Assistance Program. For more information see link below.
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February, 2018 - The City invested HOME funds for the redevelopment of the Kendall Building in downtown Chicopee.  Owned and managed by the Valley Opportunity Council, the property is now efficiencies and one bedroom apartments.  To apply, download and complete this application below.
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January, 2018 - Community Development funds provided to construct a new ramp at Porchlght VNA
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January, 2018 - CDBG funding was provided to the Valley Opportunity Council to convert under-utilized space into a teaching kitchen for its Nutrition Program!