Posted on: December 2, 2016

Life Times Issues Available Online


People often come in to the Center specifically for the current issue of the Life Times newsletter, but the thing is that we don't keep a huge amount of copies on hand because they get mailed to homes. We would prefer to reserve the limited copie...


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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Director of Community Development leaving

Kos and Vedovelli

Mayor Kos today announced that Community Development Director Michael Vedovelli will be leaving the City of Chicopee on May 19th to take a position with Eversource.

Vedovelli was hired by Mayor Kos in May 2015 to oversee the Office of Community Development...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Water Shut Off List for week of April 24-27


Water will be shut off tentatively from 8:00am through 3:30pm on scheduled days for the following addresses along Broadway. 

Monday April 24th

Broadway Street:

#70 & Mac Arthur Terrace Apartments

Cochran Street:


Tuesday April 25th

Broadway Street:


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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Water Department to begin Hydrant Flushing in Willimansett


The City of Chicopee Water Department is going to begin their unidirectional hydrant flushing program in Willimansett.

Starting Sunday April 23rd the Water Department will be flushing hydrants Sunday through Thursday from 8pm to 12am. Flushing will begin o...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

City Council approves road crack sealing funds


On April 18, 2017, the City Council approved a request from Mayor Richard Kos for $40,000 to fund the Spring 2017 road crack sealing program. This program will be reimbursed from the City’s available Chapter 90 allotment.

Crack sealing program includes cra...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City of Chicopee's Memorial Day Activities


“As Memorial Day approaches, it is time to pause and consider the true meaning of this holiday. Memorial Day represents one day of national awareness and reverence, honoring those Americans who died while defending our Nation and its values. Whi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Chicopee to begin new Trash Reduction Program


With the closure of the Chicopee Landfill approaching, the City will begin implementing its new trash reduction program beginning Monday May 1st. All trash will only be collected from residences in new 35-gallon trash carts which will be distributed to ea...

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New Curbside Trash Program
Posted on: April 13, 2017

Director of Veterans' Services Retiring

Kim Babin

After 7 years as the first Director of the Department of Veterans’ Services, Kimberly Babin is retiring and pursuing a career as an investigator with U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Babin began her career as the Director of the Department...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Chicopee announces 2017 Downtown GetDown

Get Down 2017 logo

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the 2015 and 2016 block parties, the City of Chicopee Department of Planning & Development will again host a two-day event in Chicopee Center, the Summer 2017 Downtown GetDown. In September of last year, over 15,0...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

City Council approves funds for the purchase of a New Ambulance


The City Council Tuesday night approved an order from Mayor Richard Kos for $250,000 for the purchase of a new ambulance for the Chicopee Fire Department.

In an effort to maintain safety and reliability, a Fire Department policy places ambulances on back-u...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

City Council approves funds for Uniroyal and Facemate Projects


Tuesday evening, City Council approved Mayor Kos’ request for the allocation of $870,000 for the ongoing project at the Uniroyal and Facemate Lot #1 to prepare the site for redevelopment. This additional funding was requested to address the need...

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