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Posted on: October 5, 2018

September 28, 2018 - Boys & Girls Club Playground

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The City of Chicopee with its federal Community Development Block grant was pleased to contribute to the Chicopee Boys and Girls Club.  Over 150 volunteers along with KaBOOM, a national nonprofit, built the new playgound in under 6 hours. &nb...
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Community Development
Posted on: October 2, 2018

September 19, 2018 - Rental Property Training

Based upon participant feedback from the City's Spring 2018 Rental Property training's, the City of Chicopee's Office of Community Development is hosting an in-dept trainings on Habitability, Code Compliance, and Lead Hazards.
The first session will be hel...
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Community Development
Posted on: September 4, 2018

August 2, 2018 - CAPER Public Hearing

As required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, each year the City creates a summary of the project completed with federal Entitlement funds.  The attached Power Point provides an overview of activities and accomplishments for ...

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Community Development
Posted on: August 2, 2018

July 10, 2018 - Lt. Governor Karyn Polito visits Chicopee

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What a pleasant surprise, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Mayor Kos stopped at Goodworks Coffee House during a tour of Chicopee Center. The small business received financial support through the Community Development Block Grant program and small business planni...
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Community Development
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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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