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Chicopee Comprehensive receives state grant

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Christmas – in the guise of  state grants and allocations – came a few days early to Chicopee and Westover Air Reserve Base (WARB).State Rep....
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City Council votes to restrict Vanguard Consignments

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The City Council took action to effectively close Vanguard Consignment at its Dec. 16 meeting.Ward 9 Councilor Gerry...
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Lorraine’s seeks donations to make goal of $35,000

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The photos on the website for Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen tell a story that is all too common.Andrea Marion, the director of development for the Chicopee food pantry, explained to Reminder Publications the photo story of Victor (his last name w...
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Chicopee seeks help in renovating City Hall auditorium

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – City Messenger Jean Croteau takes a long slender piece of wood and gently presses it against one the top of one of the stained glass windows that adorn the auditorium in City Hall. It moves and it’s certainly not supposed to.That window, though, is still in one piece, which unfort...
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Biker plans fundraiser for Brightside at Cabot Pub II on Dec.6

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Bob “Kaine” Alves pays it forward every chance he has.Alves, who conducts a Wicked in Pink Run in October to raise funds for the Sister Caritas Cancer Center at <a target="_blank" href="ht...
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Free cash amount surprises Chicopee city officials

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The city has a bit of windfall this year, but Mayor Richard Kos said so far how the money will be spent has yet to be determined.The Kos Administration announced on Nov. 25 the city’s free cash certification as of ...
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