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Chicopee chamber chief believes the ‘new normal’ hasn’t yet arrived

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – While many people are speaking about the “new normal” for business and employment, Julie Copoulos, the executive director of the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, believes the nation hasn’t yet arrived at the new normal. She told Reminder Publishi...
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Chicopee school board appointment will be made at second meeting

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – A joint meeting of the city council and the school committee on May 21 to appoint a person to fill the vacancy on the school committee caused by Michael Pise’s appointment as Mayor John Vieau’s chief of staff resulted to a tie-vote between two candidates....
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Elms College offers housing for first responders

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE - Elms College is doing their part to help first responders during the pandemic by offering them a place to self-isolate, should they need it. ...
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City Council approves funding for snow removal, new weapons for Police Department

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – In a brief meeting on May 5 the Chicopee City Council approved an appropriation of $287,420 for free cash to pay the snow and ice removal....
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Legislators prepare to investigate Soldiers Home

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

State Rep. John Velis said although there are two investigations into the issues at the Holyoke Soldiers Home that led to a severe outbreak of the coronavirus and more than 70 deaths – one from the Attorney General’s office and one authorized by Gov. Charlie Baker.r...
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Fruit Fair offering customers convenience of boxed grocery delivery

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – A local grocer in Chicopee is working to provide customers with essential supplies they may need from the safety of their homes. ...
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Community rallies around family of nurse whose home was damaged in fire

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The community has come together to raise more than $30,000 in less than a week for a nurse and her family, who are currently living in a hotel after a fire broke out at their home. ...
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Chicopee City Council approves new deadline for real estate taxes

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – The City Council approved a change in the deadline to pay the next round of real estate taxes last week at its meeting....
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