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Fire controlled at Chicopee salvage yard; smoke was visible from I-91

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee firefighters put out a large fire Friday afternoon at a salvage yard near the Springfield city line.

Chicopee Fire Deputy Chief Matthew Cross told 22News the fire started at 3:00 p.m. 222 more words


Budget deficit could lead to school staff cuts

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)– The Chicopee City Council is now considering raising taxes by $50 per year.  That possible increase was discussed in Thursday’s council meeting. The proposal for the tax increase was made in response to a nearly $5 million budget deficit that the school department is facing. 246 more words


Rock spill on McKinstry Avenue in Chicopee

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews from the Chicopee Department of Public Works were out on McKinstry Avenue Tuesday morning, to clean up a rock spill. 51 more words


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Ministry brings unique challenges. There are benefits to be sure. There are times of great joy. You see lives that are transformed by God’s grace. But there are challenges that can be draining—leading people when they don’t want to follow, caring for people who would rather be left alone, and keeping folks on track when they would rather wander into and stay in the weeds. 145 more words

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2 students charged following Chicopee middle school bomb threat

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Two 12 year-old students at the 1st Sergeant Kevin A. Dupont Memorial Middle School are being charged in connection with a bomb threat to the school. 117 more words


Chicopee condominium heavily damaged in fire

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters were called to Applewood Drive, Thursday afternoon, for a fire at a condominium.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. Smoke could be seen coming out of a hole in the roof of the one-story condo, though our 22News crew could not see flames from the outside. 68 more words