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Posted on: July 10, 2018

June 25, 2018 - Chicopee Falls Library Renovation


The start of school may seem far off but not for the folks at Holyoke-Chicopee-Springfield Head Start.  Their construction team is hard at work renovating the former Chicopee Falls Library for a September Grand-Reopening.  In addition to...
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Community Development
Posted on: June 26, 2018

June 13, 2018 - Valley Opportunity Council Open House on Maple Street

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On June 13th, the Valley Opportunity Council held an Open House for the Maple Street duplex. The City had provided federal HOME Investment Partnership program to fund the demolition of a derelict house and the construction of two beautiful new apartments....
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Community Development
Posted on: June 6, 2018

June 1, 2018 - Rental Property Owner Training

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Nearly 50 Chicopee Rental Property Owners participated in a City-sponsored education program.  The three part series provided information and educational materials on tenant selection, fair housing, code compliance, and lead paint laws.  ...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 1, 2018

May 15th, 2018 - Harmony House Tour

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On Tuesday, May 15th, Harmony House Board Members and volunteers toured
the project with Mayor Kos, Gina Kos, and City Councilor Gary Labrie.   The City has provided $7,000 in pre-development funding for a
feasibility study that wi...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 1, 2018

March 2018 - Housing Development - Maple Street

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The federal HOME program provides financing to develop affordable
housing.  This duplex under construction on Maple Street will not only provide safe housing but will increase the City's tax base.  Project is
slated to be completed...

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