2 hrs ago
Chicopee City Council votes to replace air conditioning and heating system at public safety complex
Chicopee officials have agreed to replace the faulty heating, ventilation and air conditioning system in the city's public safety complex, shown here.
7 hrs ago
Chicopee St. Patrick's Parade Committee awards scholarships
The Chicopee St. Patrick's Parade Committee has awarded college scholarships to seven young women who participated in the 2013 Colleen Contest last February.
9 hrs ago
Polish National Credit Union completes $50,000 pledge for construction of new Chicopee senior center
The Polish National Credit Union completed its $50,000 pledge for construction of a new senior center in Chicopee on Tuesday; shown here, left to right, are Richard J. Kos, Marie Laflamme, James P. Kelly, president of the credit union, and Ernest N. Laflamme, Jr. Kos, a former mayor, and Ernest Laflamme are co-chairs of the senior center building ... (more)
16 hrs ago
Editorial: Health care delivery should be close to home
Health care delivery is best when it's close to home. That's why we're pleased that community health centers in Holyoke, Chicopee and the centers in Greater Springfield are receiving $200,000 in grants to make their operations more efficient and productive - and in the process, making health care more cost-effective for everyone.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Westover Air Base in Chicopee to see new $24 million refuling system
CHICOPEE - Westover Air Reserve Base will replace its aging fueling system with a modern one in a $24.5 million project that will begin soon.
Family Tree: June celebration of Feast of St. John the Baptist...
The month of June is very special to those whose ancestors immigrated to the United States from the province of Quebec, Canada.
On Two Wheels: Motorcycle season in full swing
With the start of summer within sight, there is a plethora of local motorcycle events.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
James Joyce's Bloom's Day, release of Springfield area...
Author James Joyce, shown in an undated photo, wrote ``Ulysses,'' the epic story about one man's journey during a single day in Dublin, Ireland.
'Docs who Rock' boosts health of United Way of Pioneer Valley
Instead of stethoscopes and scalpels, these physicans will be using snare drums and Stratocasters, all for a good cause: The United Way of Pioneer Valley.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Holyoke reopens Veterans Park after $1.4 million in new turf, walkways, lights
Speakers like Ralph Lefebvre reminded people at the ceremony the park was so-named to honor Holyokers who had dreams when they left to defend the country.
Chicopee City Council to be asked again to OK $8 million loan to replace water meters
CHICOPEE - The City Council will again be asked to approve a $8 million loan to replace all the water meters in the city, after rejecting the proposal recently.
Springfield-area clergy to speak on gun control
On the weekend of June 21 through 23, nine area clergy will talk on the topic of gun control, addressing such points as what can be done to reduce gun violence in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and what "do our religious faiths expect of us?," according to a release.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Hampden Charter School of Science in Chicopee holds first graduation
SPRINGFIELD - The Hampden Charter School of Science celebrated its first graduation since opening its doors in 2009.
Mohegan Sun announces additional dates for its job and vendor series...
PALMER - Mohegan Sun Massachusetts will hold three more"Working at and Working with Mohegan Sun" sessions in the coming weeks in Chicopee, Holyoke and Sturbridge.
Stephen Jendrysik: Old theaters thrived in Hollywood heyday
The saga of the Rivoli theater continues in Chicopee as the owner Eugeneusz Wargulewski's son, Konrad, opened a bar and nightclub in the commercial space next to the theater.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee releases study about how...
Wayne M. Williams, Westover Air Reserve Base civil engineer, discusses a zone map of the base and surrounding areas marking off safety and noise issues at public hearing in Chicopee Wednesday.
West Springfield not ready to let police Capt. Daniel O'Brien...
WEST SPRINGFIELD - Although Police Captain Daniel M. O'Brien has produced a letter from the U.S. Attorney's office stating it will not pursue charges against the officer, the city is not going to let him return to work pending its own investigation, according to the mayor.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chicopee's 2 public high schools donate to Lorraine's Soup Kitchen
Students at Chicopee High School and Chicopee Comprehensive High School recently held events during their spirit weeks to support Lorraine's Soup Kitchen.
Club Scout: Dave Attell returns to Hu Ke Lau stage
Attell's television show "Insomniac" ran on Comedy Central late at night. But now that he's brought his comedy act out on the road, you can see him at much more reasonable times.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette: Police Department investigation...
CHICOPEE -- Mayor Michael J. Bissonnette Monday morning announced the appointment of a special investigator to review police department operations in the wake of several incidents, including the actions of five officers who allegedly shared cell phone pictures of homicide victim Amanda Plasse with individuals outside the department and a case in ... (more)