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.
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is one of locations being considered to house the children. But Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says he’s not convinced Westover is the best spot.
Officials continue to investigate how Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis was able to receive and maintain a security clearance.
If Congress and President Obama approve the proposed cuts to the Pentagon budget for fiscal year 2013, the effects may be felt locally at the Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts.