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Chicopee MCAS scores show improvements

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Although the school district is still designated as Level 3, progress was made as evidence of the results of the most current Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). Deborah Drugan, assistant superintendent for instruction and accountability, explained to <span style...
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Park campaign exceeds goal

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The campaign to fund the new playground at Nash Park has reached its goal but there is a chance to help pay for future improvements to the park. Joel McAuliffe, communications director for Mayor Richard Kos, said that between the telethon that was broadcast over public access tele...
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Chicopee resident made an impression at VFiles championships

By Peter Spotts

Special to Reminder Publications CHICOPEE – There is more to competitions than winning and Chicopee resident Adonte “Eskay” Harrell learned that lesson the best way. Harrell competed in the VFiles Disc Jockey (DJ) Championships during fashion ...
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Caseworkers to be deployed to help homeless in motels

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Commonwealth has pledged to have caseworkers at the motels in the city to assist homeless families placed there by state officials and to move more families in congregate housing.Undersecretary for Housing and Community Development&nbsp; Aaron Gornstein met with Mayor Richard ...
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PCNU, Bankers Bank support Buy Chicopee Now

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Mayor Richard Kos has said he wants people to choose living in Chicopee and a new program in the planning stages intends to show off the city and its housing stock. Kos joined James Kelly the president and CEO of the Polish ...
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