Posted on: January 13, 2017

High Level of Morning Sign-Ins


This week in the second week of the new-year, the morning attendance has been very impressive! 

By 10 A.M., the Center has been open for just two hours, but already over 100 sign-ins have occurred daily this week. Let's keep it up for the new...


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Posted on: January 4, 2017

RiverMills Attendance Data


Click on the document URL below to see a chart & the data showing the average daily number of swipe-ins per month since we first opened.

Swipes Data Graph 

Some noticeable trends: September & March are noticeably higher than the rest of th...


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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: January 19, 2017

Re-Greening Chicopee Workshop

Learn About Green Streets in Your Neighborhood

Wednesday, January 25th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Chicopee Public Library

449 Front Street

Chicopee, MA 01013

The City of Chicopee is in the process of re-greening its streets, and YOUR INPUT is wanted!

Next in line are DWIG...

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Re-Greening Chicopeee Workshop Flyer
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Chicopee appoints New Council On Aging Executive Director

Sherry Manyak

Mayor Richard Kos and
Council on Aging Chair, Claire Gemme, today announced the appointment of SherryManyak as the new Executive Director of the Council on Aging. Manyak is a 2014
graduate of the University of Massachusetts – Amherst most re...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Notice of Receiver's Sale of Real Estate



By virtue of an Order of the Western Division Housing Courtin City of Chicopee Building Department v. Michael Cady, et al., Docket
No. 16CV536, the Court has granted the Receiver, JJS Capital Investme...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Mayor Kos welcomes New Special Projects Manager

Mayor's Office

Mayor Richard J. Kos today announced the appointment of Benjamin Strepka as Special Projects Manager. He is a 2013 graduate of the Isenberg School of Business at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and a 2008 graduate of Chicopee High Scho...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Desmarais to be appointed Chicopee Fire Chief


Mayor Richard J. Kos will appoint Provisional Fire Chief Dean F. Desmarais as the permanent Fire Chief for the Chicopee Fire Department on January 5, 2017 in a ceremony scheduled to take place at 4:30pm at Chicopee City Hall in the City Council Chambers.


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Posted on: December 28, 2016

City updates permit fees, promotes online permitting system


The City Council last week approved changes to the City’s Building Department permit fees that incentivize using the online permitting system and streamlines the process to help City officials expedite the permitting process.

The permitting fees will...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

City signs lease with Chicopee Solar, LLC for construction of solar field

Solar Racking 12-22-16.jpg

The City has officially signed a lease with Chicopee Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development, Inc. (ConEdison Development), to construct a solar field on the site of the former Navy Housing property on James Street.

Request for Proposal...

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