Posted on: February 23, 2018

Chicopee promotes Police Officers

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Mayor Richard Kos has announced the swearing-in of new Police Captain Eric Watson, Police Lieutenant Hamilton Wray, and Police Sergeant Jan Wegrzynek which filled existing vacancies in the department that took place in a ceremony at City Hall today that i...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Chicopee High School turf field to be replaced

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The City Council Tuesday night approved an order from Mayor Richard Kos for $530,888 to replace the synthetic turf field at Chicopee High School. The appropriation will be taken from the City’s stabilization fund, which is money set aside for ca...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City Council approves funds for demolition of rear Uniroyal buildings

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Tuesday evening, City Council approved Mayor Kos’ request for an appropriation of $2,890,825 for ongoing abatement and demolition work at the former Uniroyal site. This additional funding was requested for the demolition of several middle-tier buildings w...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Chicopee Cultural Council awards $32,458 to local programs

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The Chicopee Cultural Council (CCC) awarded grants to 50 cultural projects taking place in the city during 2018. This was made possible by the Massachusetts Legislature which provides an annual appropriation to the Mass Cultural Council (MCC), and in turn...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City Council to accept PNCU's fourth $15,000 installment for Bookmobile

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City Council Tuesday night will be asked to approve an order from Mayor Richard Kos to accept a donation from Polish National Credit Union for the fourth installment of $15,000 towards the bank’s $75,000 commitment for the funding of Chicopee&am...

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Representative Wagner, Mayor Kos announce Site Readiness grants

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State Representative Joseph F. Wagner joined Mayor Richard Kos in the announcement of two state grants for Chicopee properties as part of the Site Readiness Program. The Westover Metropolitan Development Corporation will receive $255,200 for Air Park Sout...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Chicopee appropriates funds for Public Safety capital improvements

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The Chicopee City Council approved several requests by Mayor Richard J. Kos for appropriations of funds for Public Safety capital improvements at their February 6th meeting. The eight appropriations totaled $1,140,088.20 and were taken from the stabilizat...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Chicopee announces 2018 City Event dates

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The City of Chicopee is pleased to unveil the 2018 City Events Calendar so that residents and prospective visitors may plan their 2018 nights and weekends accordingly! Although some dates are to be determined, the City Events Committee has firm dates for ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Chicopee encourages residents to sign-up for Swift911 Emergency Alerts

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In August 2016, the City of Chicopee announced a switch to Swift911 as our Emergency ALERT system. While all City telephone numbers published on the white and yellow pages should have been loaded to the new system, some listed, unlisted, unpublished, and ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Chicopee welcomes GoodWorks Coffee House to downtown

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Tuesday morning, Mayor Richard Kos welcomed a new downtown business – GoodWorks Coffee House located at 46 Center St.  GoodWorks Coffee House is a family owned coffee shop offering fair trade and locally sourced products. The business w...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Chicopee announces 4th annual Downtown GetDown dates

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The City of Chicopee is excited to announce the dates for the 4th Annual Downtown GetDown—the hugely successful block party that will again take over the streets of Chicopee Center during the Summer of 2018! This year’s event will also...

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