In a statement, Kos said he was “disappointed but not surprised” by Patrick’s reply. He said the invitation remains open.
Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos and state representative Joseph Wagner say they want Governor Patrick to come to Chicopee to discuss the controversial proposal.
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says he doesn’t think Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee will be used to temporarily house unaccompanied children who crossed over the nation’s southern border. Governor Deval Patrick has proposed Westover as a shelter site.
Western Massachusetts cities and towns are totaling up the cost of snow and ice removal from roadways after a busy winter.
A class action lawsuit filed initially by two former prisoners of a Chicopee, Massachusetts, women’s jail will again go before a federal judge Tuesday.
Voters in four western Massachusetts communities go to the polls Tuesday to narrow down the field of candidates running for local government seats.
Chicopee is the latest Massachusetts town to give a tax discount to active-duty National Guard members who are sent overseas.