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Mayor opposes proposal to use Westover

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Days after Mayor Richard Kos and City Council President George Moreau reacted unfavorably to the proposal to use Westover Air Reserve Base as a location to temporarily house children who are illegal aliens, Kos told Reminder Publications he has yet...
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Porter eager to lead Parks and Recreation Department

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Carolyn Porter, the former director of Parks and Recreation departments in Holyoke and East Longmeadow, has been hired to fill the position in Chicopee left vacant a year ago with the retirement of Parks and Recreation</a...
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Renovations to former Chicopee High officially begin

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – For generations of students the cathedral-like building on Front Street presented a landmark in their lives. The renovations underway to convert the former Chicopee High School to a middle school will ensure the school’s future.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mayor Richard Kos was joined by a ...
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Humanitarian mission sees another side of Afghanistan

By Lt. Col. James Bishop

Editor’s Note: Lt. Col. James Bishop is deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan. He is chief of Public Affairs at Westover Air Reserve Base.Three military vehicles rolled out of the International Security Assistance Forces compound on July 18, packed with more...
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After two years, Jebb assumes role as police chief

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – After a two-year legal struggle, William Jebb took the oath of office on July 10 as Chicopee’s new police chief.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The City Council chambers were packed with supporters and family members attending the announcement and ceremony. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A 27-year...
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Burkott to leave Fire Department next year

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Fire Chief Stephen Burkott has announced that after 41 years with the Chicopee Fire Department, 12 of which as chief, he will retire next year when the process to select his replacement is completed.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Burkott and Mayor Richard Kos met with the press on July 14 to ...
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Chapin School project receives additional funding from state

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The re-use of the Chapin School has taken one more step forward.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; On July 7, the Patrick Administration announced $83.6 million in funding for 24 housing projects across the state and the development of housing for veterans at in the former school building is amon...
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Tolman speaks of additional gun control during visit

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Democratic candidate for Attorney General Warren Tolman said he would like to bring the same technology that unlocks an iPhone with a fingerprint to handguns.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The candidate brought his message to a meet and gr...
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