James ‘Chip’ Harrington is a small business owner, special police officer & Ludlow School Committee Member running for State Senate in the 1st Hampden & Hampshire. Chip’s commitment to the community is apparent. He’s a Junior Achievement volunteer, founder of the Ludlow Football Association, the Ludlow Boys & Girls Club Triathlon, the Ludlow Pond Management Committee, the Ludlow Energy Committee, the Ludlow Landfill/Solar Field and the USMC Toys for Tots Parade in Ludlow.   In this interview Chip explains his philosophy for growing the local economy, and his vision for Western Massachusetts.