Speeding School Buses

  http://concerned resident (Registered User) _____ Avenue sees about 10 buses a day using it as a shortcut. They are often speeding. If school buses are also given a 10 mph enforcement threshold, like other vehicles, that means that they are allowed to go 35 mph on our residential streets. What standards are they held … Read more

No-Brainer of the Day

Police Body Cams Good, honest, Police Officers should welcome body cameras to help exonerate themselves from false claims by suspects. The City and Courts should welcome them to get more confessions and easier convictions at a lower cost. The only objections are coming from the Police Unions and people with something to hide. Remember the … Read more

Chicopee Elected Officials

ELECTED OFFICIALS City Hall Mayor, Richard J. Kos Clerk, Keith Rattell Collector, Stanley Iwanicki Treasurer, Marie T. Laflamme Assessors Laura McCarthy, Chairperson Victor Anop Brian Suchy City Council Councilors-At-Large Gerard (Jerry) Roy Frank N. Laflamme James K. Tillotson Robert J. Zygarowski Ward Councilors Ward 1: Joel McAuliffe Ward 2: Shane D. Brooks Ward 3: John … Read more

Local Resident with some Advice

The only way to get results… Call, Call, Call, Call. Keep on calling and calling. Every-time you call into the CPD dispatch, the calls are logged and the officer responding is logged. Those call and response logs are public Info and are posted monthly. Keep track of your call and then check the log at … Read more

City Hall gets an earful

To continue: To the powers that be in the city of Chicopee: Saying that you should be ashamed of yourselves is putting It mildly. How can you take your salaries and pensions, paid for by our taxes, and provide the poor services that you do? You must have discovered the cure for insomnia because it’s … Read more

What the Police could be doing

https://www.offidocs.com/osessionx05/#/client/REVGQVVMVABjAGRlZmF1bHQ=?username=guest08&password=server0108 Here is a list of citable motor vehicle offenses and the fine amount. These are things that the Chicopee police do not enforce and that would be a great source of revenue. We all see these things on our streets every day.

Kos and Effect

This is a huge blunder by the Mayor. 600 apartments means thousands more cars a day on our streets. All those cars have to come and go from work, come and go from shopping, come and go from socializing, and there will be visitors that come and go. How much money will they get for … Read more

It’s up to the Mayor

Our Mayor has almost unlimited authority to change the policies of our city, and hire and fire people, including police officers, at his discretion for the betterment of our city. The problem is that our city employees are like a fraternity. They don’t want to report problems or bad employees for fear of being ostracized … Read more