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Feb 13
Hidden In Plain Sight

Holyoke Mall has partnered with Hampden County District Attorney, Anthony Gulluni and the West Springfield CARE Coalition to bring ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ to the shopping center. ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ is...

Posted on February 13, 2017 in Events, Featured
Feb 07
Federal Grant Giving a Boost

Holyoke Community College has been awarded a $75,000 federal grant to boost career pathways programs at Holyoke’s William J. Dean Technical High School.  The Career Technical Education (CTE) Partnership Implementation Grant will...

Posted on February 7, 2017 in News
Feb 01
First Year Achievements of Holyoke Problem Property Group

In January of 2016, the Problem Property Group began in the City of Holyoke with the goal of having various City Departments sit down at one table to discuss ongoing issues with...

Posted on February 1, 2017 in News
Jan 25
Fire Relief Fund Exceeded Goal

Mayor Morse is proud to announce that the Holyoke Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund exceeded its goal of $100,000, raising $103,908 within three weeks since the fire on Northeast Street. The Go Fund...

Posted on January 25, 2017 in News
Jan 24
St. Patricks Parade Committee’s Citizenship Award

The Holyoke St. Patricks parade committee recognized the Latino community in its selection of the cities first Latino community member. The Citizenship Award is presented to a person or organization that may...

Posted on January 24, 2017 in News
Jan 18
For The Love Of Holyoke

“There is something about Holyoke that just gets under your skin,” Florio said Friday. “This is a wonderful community and I am proud, but totally humbled, to have been asked to accept...

Posted on January 18, 2017 in News
Jan 11
HCC Offering Exploratory Bilingual Culinary Training to Native Spanish Speakers

   Holyoke Community College will be holding two bilingual culinary exploratory sessions to introduce native Spanish speaking clients of Nuestras Raices and students of the Community Education Project to career, training, and...

Posted on January 11, 2017 in News
Jan 03
Holyoke Improv

Back by popular demand for the 5th year in a row, the hilarious troupe of comics from Boston’s Improv Asylum are coming to the Log Cabin in Holyoke for a unique local...

Posted on January 3, 2017 in Events, Featured
Jan 02
Mayor’s Fire & Emergency Relief Fund

On New Years Day firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the corners of North East St. and East Dwight St. that destroyed an entire apartment building. Mayor Alex Morse...

Posted on January 2, 2017 in News
Jan 01
Public Records Request

On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker signed An Act to Improve Public Records into law. Many of the provisions in the new law took effect on January 1, 2017. Please visit the...

Posted on January 1, 2017 in News
Dec 27
Community Field Hours

Community Field Skating kicked off yesterday.  Depending on the weather, it should be open during Christmas Vacation week from 10:00 – 4:00 pm Regular hours are: Friday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Saturday 12:00 –...

Posted on December 27, 2016 in Events, Featured
Dec 21
Pouliot Pool to Undergo Renovation

Mayor Alex B. Morse is proud to announce that the City of Holyoke has been awarded a $400,000 Massachusetts Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Grant for the reconstruction of the...

Posted on December 21, 2016 in News
Dec 13
First Annual Menorah Lighting

Mayor Morse would like to invite the public to join him in celebrating the first night of Chanukah on Saturday, December 24th at 5:30 pm in front of City Hall.   The...

Posted on December 13, 2016 in News
Dec 09
Holyoke Historic Preservation Plan

The City of Holyoke was awarded a Survey and Planning Grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission to complete this update of the 1991 Preservation Plan. Matching funds for the project were provided...

Posted on December 9, 2016 in Events, Featured
Dec 09
State Rep. Aaron Vega Announces Holiday House Competition

State Rep. Aaron Vega Announces the 3rd Annual Vega Holiday House Competition For the third year in a row, State Rep. Aaron Vega will be holding a Holiday House competition.  Holyoke residents...

Posted on December 9, 2016 in News
Dec 05
Christina Royal Next President of Holyoke Community College

The state Board of Higher Education has unanimously approved Christina Royal as the next president of Holyoke Community College. Royal is replacing William Messner, who retired in August after 12 years as the college’s...

Posted on December 5, 2016 in News
Dec 01
Be Safe – Holiday Fire Tips

A message from the Holyoke Fire Department: Facts about home holiday fires One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems. Although Christmas tree fires are not common,...

Posted on December 1, 2016 in Events, Featured
Dec 01
Holyoke Contracts with Action Ambulance Service Inc.

After an extensive public RFP process, the city of Holyoke has awarded its EMS Ambulance contract to Action Ambulance Service Inc. This is the first time Holyoke has made a change to...

Posted on December 1, 2016 in News
Nov 30
Holyoke Announces Dementia Friendly Community Efforts

On November 29, Mayor Alex B. Morse and the Council on Aging announced its partnerships with community organizations in an effort for Holyoke to be a Dementia Friendly Community. A dementia friendly...

Posted on November 30, 2016 in News
Nov 29
New Property Values

The Holyoke Board of Assessors has completed its triennial update of Real Estate property valuations Fiscal Year 2017. The pending preliminary values, which are subject to final approval by the Department of...

Posted on November 29, 2016 in News
Nov 27
Grand Colleen Accepting Applications

St. Patrick’s Day might seem a long way away, but applications are already being accepted for Holyoke’s Grand Colleen contest. This year the pageant will take place on January 7, 207 at...

Posted on November 27, 2016 in Events, Featured
Nov 21
AG Healy Announces New Hotline

Attorney General Healey established a new 1-800 hotline for residents to report bias-motivated threats, harassment, and violence that will be managed by attorneys and staff in the AG’s Office. The hotline number...

Posted on November 21, 2016 in News
Nov 15
College At Holyoke High School

Thanks to a program offered by Holyoke Community College (HCC), high school students in Holyoke are offered a college level education while in high school. “It’s a great way to expand and...

Posted on November 15, 2016 in News
Nov 10
Brenna McGee to Receive Women of Excellence Award

The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL)  announced their 2016 Elected Women of Excellence Award Winners. Holyoke’s City Clerk, Brenna Murphy McGee, was among the women to receive this prestigious award. “I...

Posted on November 10, 2016 in News
Nov 07
Election Results

The election results are posted here on the City Clerks page.

Posted on November 7, 2016 in News
Nov 04
5th Annual Nick Cosmos Memorial Boxing Show

On Saturday, December 17th the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holyoke will be holding the 5th annual Nick Cosmos Memorial Boxing Show. Proceeds from this event will allow after-school programming for...

Posted on November 4, 2016 in Events, Featured
Nov 03
Painless American Government.

Stay informed on all the issues because your voice counts! Learn about state government, how it operates, how bills get passed, how voter initiatives matter. Holyoke College Community (HCC) who students are enrolled...

Posted on November 3, 2016 in News
Oct 31
HCC Celebrates Non-native English Speaking Students

It has been three decades since Holyoke Community College (HCC) introduced their English as a Second Language Program (ESL). Three decades…ESL at HCC grew from a non-credit program with three part-time teachers...

Posted on October 31, 2016 in News
Oct 28
Holyoke Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4%

According to statistics released Tuesday by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, Holyoke’s unemployment rate fell to 5.4%, the lowest level in 15 years, or since December of 2001....

Posted on October 28, 2016 in News
Oct 25
Holyoke Wins Community Development Award

Mayor Alex B. Morse is pleased to announce that the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts has been selected as this year’s National Community Development Association (NCDA)- Region 1 winner of its Community Development...

Posted on October 25, 2016 in News
Oct 24
Early Voting

Just a reminder that early voting begins today,  Monday, October 24, 2016.  Anyone registered to vote in the City of Holyoke is eligible to vote during this early period.  Attached please find...

Posted on October 24, 2016 in News
Oct 21
Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Due to a large number of people in need of food and the lack of funding The Salvation Army of Holyoke is not able to provide turkeys this year for the families...

Posted on October 21, 2016 in Events, Featured
Oct 21
#GreenNFit Block Rebuild Day

Revitalize CDC’s popular #GreenNFit Neighborhood Block Rebuild welcomed hundreds of volunteers (including city employees) and dozens of sponsors from the community to help rebuild 12 homes on the blocks of Beech Street...

Posted on October 21, 2016 in News
Oct 19
Employee Fall Walking Challenge

Holyoke’s Workplace Wellness has a walking challenge for our employees! OCTOBER 24TH – NOVEMBER 18TH Challenge yourself this fall to get up and move! Aim to walk at least 5 days a week....

Posted on October 19, 2016 in News
Oct 12
New Look For Holyoke Public Schools

We are excited to introduce the new Holyoke Public Schools logo, that was designed by Chris Harmon from the Dean Technical High School Graphic Arts team. The logo contains the same colors...

Posted on October 12, 2016 in News
Oct 11
Holyoke Seeks City Christmas Tree

Mayor Alex B. Morse invites all residents in the local area who wish to donate a tree for possible selection as this year’s City Christmas Tree to contact the Mayor’s Office at...

Posted on October 11, 2016 in News
Sep 14
Michael McManus Named New Superintendent of Holyoke DPW

Mayor Alex B. Morse has named Michael McManus of Holyoke as the new Superintendent of the Department of Public Works in Holyoke. Mr. McManus will begin his new position on Monday, September...

Posted on September 14, 2016 in News
Sep 12
Tax Collector Improves Online Payments

Beginning Monday September 19, 2016, online payments made through E-check/ACH will no longer incur a convenience fee. Previously, it cost tax payers $0.50 to pay their bills online with an E-check/ACH transaction....

Posted on September 12, 2016 in News
Sep 08
Mayor Proposes “Holyoke Reinvestment Bond” to Transform Holyoke

On Tuesday September 6th, Mayor Alex Morse submitted a sweeping multi-million dollar bond package to the City Council that if approved will result in significant and transformative investments throughout the city. “This...

Posted on September 8, 2016 in News
Sep 01
Leadership Holyoke 2016

Learn about Holyoke, meet elected officials and business owners, develop leadership skills, increase your knowledge of the community, and acquire the skills needed to serve as board members and community leaders. Beginning...

Posted on September 1, 2016 in News