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Water shutoff planned in Chicopee Falls area

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents living on several streets just north of the Deady (Singing) Bridge in Chicopee will be losing their water service Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. 67 more words


Local police issuing warnings about high speed trains

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – High speed rail service isn’t here quite yet, but high speed trains will be moving through western Massachusetts before the year is over. 100 more words


Teenager struck by car in Chicopee

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police are investigating after a teenager was hit by a car in the city’s Aldenville neighborhood Monday afternoon.

Police Capt. Steven Muise told 22News that a 14 year-old was struck by a car on Dale Street. 49 more words


School bus involved in Chicopee accident

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – No students were injured in an accident involving a school bus in Chicopee Falls Friday afternoon.

Alvin Morton, Chicopee’s Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services, told 22News that students from the Belcher School were aboard the bus when the accident happened at around 3:00 on Broadway St. 12 more words


Big Y gift cards being given to Chicopee vets

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Nearly 100 veterans who live below the poverty line will benefit from a Chicopee businessman’s generosity.

On Thursday, Jeffrey Daigle, owner of Daigle’s Truck Master, presented Chicopee Veterans Services Director Kimberly Babin with 95 Big Y gift cards. 100 more words


Mayor, house speaker unhappy about plan to cut local aid

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – In order to close a major budget gap, Governor Deval Patrick is proposing nearly $200 million in immediate spending cuts. The governor also proposes to cut local aid to cities and towns; something that does not appear to be getting much support from local municipal leaders and state lawmakers. 247 more words


Chicopee firing range being checked for explosives

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A former military firing range in Chicopee is being searched for possible explosives. Chicopee Deputy Fire Chief Dean Desmarais told 22News that contractors working for a government agency has been checking the former firing range near Eton Street for possible munitions. 116 more words