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Posted on: June 28, 2018

YWCA of Western Massachusetts (Springfield)

YWCA of Western Massachusetts (Springfield) – offers many services including  residential programs, survivor outreach and advocacy services, parent and youth support groups, and workforce development.

Phone- 413-732-3121

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Womanshelter/Compañeras

Womanshelter/Compañeras offers many services including a 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter, individual counseling, support groups in English/Spanish, medical, financial, and housing advocacy, in-court legal advocates, comprehensive teen servic...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

June 25, 2018 - Chicopee Falls Library Renovation

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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Chicopee City Council Passes Adult-Use Marijuana Ordinance

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CHICOPEE – On Tuesday, July 3, 2018, the Chicopee City Council passed the Adult-Use Marijuana Zoning Ordinance with minor changes adopted by the Chicopee Planning Board and one change initiated by the City Council....

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Mayor Richard J. Kos Announces Hiring of Law Firm to Pursue Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Manufactures

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CHICOPEE – Mayor Richard J. Kos announced today that the City of Chicopee has retained the law firm of Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP to represent it in opioid epidemic litigation against opioid manufactures and ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

City Council Passes FY 2019 Budget

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CHICOPEE – The Chicopee City Council met on Wednesday evening June 26, 2018 to vote on the City of Chicopee Budget for FY 2019. The Council voted 11 to 2 to approve the budget with no changes.

The approved budget in...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

City Council authorizes the City to bond for City Hall rehabilitation project

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CHICOPEE – On Tuesday June 19, 2018 the Chicopee City Council approved an Order filed by Mayor Richard J. Kos authorizing the City to bond for up to $16,000,000 to advance the City Hall Phase I Rehabilitation proje...

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