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The town of Chicopee, Massachusetts first reported Polish settlers in 1880. It was the beginning of an influx of immigrants to the Connecticut River Valley to work as farmers and factory workers. Stanislaw, or Stas, Radosz is working to keep that history alive at the Polish Center for Discovery and Learning.