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: December 1, 2016

Attendance Reaches All-time High


We are pleased to announce a new record-high attendance level today, December 1st! What a great way to begin the month.

Today was the annual Holiday Concert ft. Noah Lis who sang beautiful Christmas songs; Mr. & Mrs. Claus even made an appear...


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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Holiday Events Upcoming


In December there are three different holiday events going on for the seniors of RiverMills:

 - Holiday Concert & Party -

Thursday, December 1st at 1 P.M.

Held at RiverMills Center

Entertainment featuring Noah Lis

(everyone welcome)

- Annual Holiday Fitnes...


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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Over 200 NEW Fitness Center Participants


Our Fitness Center here at RiverMills has welcomed 204 new participant sign-ups as of this time in 2016.

Participation definitely has been noticeably higher; starting as soon as we open in the morning, there are already several seniors utilizing ...


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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Lots of sign-ins this week! (November 14th-18th)


Since our funding depends on how many people sign-in here daily, days like this are great for us! We actually have been noticing a good spike in involvement most days lately. This past week especially, with 200 or more separate event sign-ins al...


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Posted on: November 17, 2016

City Council approves order to allow new trash pickup program to begin in Spring 2017


The City Council on Tuesday approved an order from Mayor Kos to implement a new curbside trash pick-up program known as Pay-As-You-Throw/Save-Money-And-Reduction-Trash (PAYT/SMART) to go into effect on or about May 1, 2017. The current trash pickup progra...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Chicopee announces sponsors for annual Bright Nights for Seniors trip


Mayor Kos today announced the sponsors for the 2016 Bright Nights for Seniors trip which is provided to Chicopee seniors ages 55 and older. PeoplesBank (Dec. 13), Polish National Credit Union (Dec. 14), and Westfield Bank (Dec. 15) have each committed to...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Chicopee signs updated towing contracts


The City of Chicopee announces updated towing contracts have been awarded to Interstate, Chuck’s, and Geno’s towing who have signed an agreement, expiring on June 30, 2019, that specifically outlines rules and regulations each provider must follow. This i...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Construction Contract for new Ray Ashe pool signed

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Mayor Kos has officially signed the construction contract with Construction Dynamics Inc, the lowest overall bidder at $1,434,600, to build the new pool and water spray at Ray Ash Park in the Aldenville section of Chicopee.

“Pools are an important par...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Baker-Polito Administration Delivers $338,000 to City of Chicopee to Support New Recycling Program,

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The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that the City of Chicopee has been awarded a total of $338,000 in grants to help the city implement its new Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) recycling program and hire a waste reduction coordinator to help with PAYT ...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Mayor Kos schedules tax classification and rate setting meeting


Mayor Richard J. Kos has scheduled a special meeting of the City Council for a classification hearing and tax rate setting meeting for November 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at the request of the Board of Assessors, with the cooperation ...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Free Cash Certified at $7.3 million


The City of Chicopee has received confirmation of free cash certification as of July 1, 2016 in the amount of $7,332,258.

Free Cash is a revenue source that results from the calculation, as of July 1, of a City’s remaining, unrestricted funds from the ...Read on...