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Local woman awards plaques to Chicopee educators

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – After a year filled with remote learning and pandemic stress, one Chicopee resident is giving back to educators within the community....
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Resident gives 100 roses to 100 Chicopee women

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – For Women’s History Month, one Chicopee resident gifted 100 roses to various women in the community....
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City Council allocates funds to newly developed crowd control team

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – A heated debate took place during the Chicopee City Council meeting when the topic of appropriating $86,000 to the Police Expense Account for Departmental Equipment was discussed on April 6. ...
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Parents outraged over lack of communication about Bowe School

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Before the Chicopee School Committee meeting, over a dozen outraged parents, staff and teachers of Bowe Elementary School had a standout at city hall to show their concerns. During public input, these concerns were voiced. ...
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Polish food to-go on April 24 will benefit St. Stanislaus School

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – St. Stanislaus School will be hosting a Polish Plate Dinners-to-Go event with proceeds going directly towards the school. ...
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Chicopee woman awarded a life-changing car

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Chicopee native Lydia Lopez-Pena has been awarded a car by the Good News Garage organization....
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Cultural Council to host Chicopee Clean Sweep event

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Chicopee Cultural Council is helping clean up the city through their upcoming Chicopee Clean Sweep event....
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Chicopee Educators honored with Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching awards

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Eight teachers in the Chicopee School System were honored with the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation’s Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching awards for the 2020 to 2021 school year....
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Chicopee gets approval for vaccination site, opening date not set

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The city received good news from the state about its efforts to vaccinate its population against the coronavirus, but when those efforts can begin is still undetermined....
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee paints shamrocks throughout the city

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade was canceled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19. Despite this, the Chicopee St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee was still determined to celebrate and spread Irish cheer throughout the city. ...
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Delmarina López announces run for Chicopee's Ward 3 seat

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Delmarina López has officially announced her run for Chicopee Ward 3 City Councilor. ...
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School Committee meeting provides details on in-person learning schedule

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Chicopee School Committee met to discuss a variety of agenda items including a new food truck and in-person learning. ...
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City Council discusses sports wagering and charter review commission

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Massachusetts Sports Wagering Act, among other topics, were discussed at the Chicopee City Council meeting on March 16....
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Koffee Kup Bakery moves to Chicopee

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The iconic Koffee Kup Bakery has a new home in Chicopee. The bakery has relocated from their original location in Springfield to the former site of Mickey’s Bike Shop, located at 520 East St. ...
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Chicopee Farmers market to open in June downtown

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Center Fresh farmers market will open in Chicopee Center this June....
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Polish National Credit Union celebrates 100th anniversary

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The Polish National Credit Union (PNCU) has been a staple of Chicopee since March 21, 1921....
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Chicopee firefighters honored in annual Firefighter of the Year Awards

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Several members of the Chicopee Fire Department were awarded the prestigious Governor’s Citation for Meritorious Conduct during the 31st annual Firefighter of the Year Awards....
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