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Food Bank Of Western Massachusetts To Build $22 Million Headquarters In Chicopee

Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
Paul Tuthill
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WAMC

    The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has announced plans for a $22 million distribution center and headquarters at a business park in Chicopee.

    At 64,000 square feet, the new building will have twice the space as the Food Bank’s warehouse in Hatfield.

     Construction is scheduled to be finished by the summer of 2023.

     WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke about the project with Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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