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Feb 11
Fire Department Open House for Recruitment

The Holyoke Fire Department is hosting an open house for recruitment purposes on February 24th, from 5 – 7pm at the Holyoke Fire Headquarters. For those persons who are interested in taking...

Posted on February 11, 2016 in News
Feb 09
Winter Carnival

The Holyoke Canal District is excited to offer a celebration of winter themed activities for the whole family! Come out and enjoy food and drink, music and entertainment, a dog show, a...

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Events, Featured
Feb 09
Valentines Day Dance

Holyoke Nights is once again hosting a Valentines Day dance. This year they will be featuring DJ Terrain! This fun and safe event is FREE for youth ages 13-20. The event is...

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Events, Featured
Feb 09
Bone Marrow Drive

Every 3 minutes, someone within the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Only 30% of all patients are able to find a compatible bone marrow donor in their family. One treatment...

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Events, Featured
Feb 05
Speaking Another Language

Voluntary Spanish classes are a way for employees to provide better service to a growing Hispanic population. And four City of Holyoke employees did just that. Through a partnership with Holyoke Community...

Posted on February 5, 2016 in News
Feb 05
Winter Festival Dog Show

Announcing the 2016 Gold Bowl taking place on Saturday, February 13th during the Holyoke Canal District Winter Festival. Enter your dog to win the Best in Sholyoke! All dogs are welcome –...

Posted on February 5, 2016 in Events, Featured
Feb 02
Holyoke Parks & Recreation Announces New Girls’ Lacrosse Program

Holyoke Parks and Recreation announces that through the hard work of an individual, the support of Parks & Recreation, and the genreous support of the local business community, there will be a...

Posted on February 2, 2016 in News
Feb 02
Holyoke Parks & Recreation Announces Volleyball Programs

The Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department announces the dates for co-ed adult volleyball and youth volleyball spring programs. Programs begin on March 4, 2016 and run through April 29, 2016. There is...

Posted on February 2, 2016 in News
Feb 01
Free Blood Pressure Check

Are you at risk for high blood pressure? Get it checked. It only takes a few minutes to get it checked out. It’s easy, quick and painless. The Board of Health is...

Posted on February 1, 2016 in News
Jan 29

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Holyoke Board of Health will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. at the City Hall Annex, 20 Korean...

Posted on January 29, 2016 in News
Jan 27
Tickets Available for Improv Fundraiser to Benefit Holyoke Public Schools

The Board of Directors for Friends of Holyoke Public Schools are pleased to announce the return of the Improv Asylum, the acclaimed improvisation comedy theater headquartered in Boston, to make its fourth...

Posted on January 27, 2016 in News
Jan 14
Municipal Firefighter Exam

Want to be a firefighter? Step One…take the exam. This examination will determine the pool of applicants eligible for appointment to the position of Firefighter in those cities and towns covered by...

Posted on January 14, 2016 in News
Jan 09
Community Field Ice Skating Reopens

Community Field, Holyoke’s innovative four season park, is home to outdoor ice skating. The refrigerated ice skating pathway is over 300′ long, 10′ wide and is popular with skaters of all ages....

Posted on January 9, 2016 in News
Jan 09
Community Field Outdoor Ice Skating

Join with family and friends for the great New England tradition of outdoor ice skating at Holyoke’s innovative four-season park, Community Field.  Too warm for ice?  Not to worry, our 300′ ice...

Posted on January 9, 2016 in Events, Featured
Dec 30
Friends of Holyoke Public Schools Annual Improv Fundraiser

The top comics from Boston’s Improv Asylum are coming to the Log Cabin in Holyoke for a unique local performance that you won’t forget! Friday, February 26, 2015 Dinner Stations & Cocktails...

Posted on December 30, 2015 in Events, Featured
Dec 30

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Holyoke Board of Health will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. at the City Hall Annex, 20 Korean...

Posted on December 30, 2015 in News
Dec 28
Are you signed up for Emergency Notification?

The City of Holyoke’s public notification system delivers bulletins, storm news and other information by home and cell phone, email and text message. Residents and businesses listed in the public telephone directory...

Posted on December 28, 2015 in News
Dec 23
Holiday Greetings from Mayor Morse

This is a lovely time of year in the city of Holyoke. The Christmas Tree is up on the lawn of City Hall, and a genuine spirit of generosity—whether in the form...

Posted on December 23, 2015 in Mayor's Blog, News
Dec 22
Holiday Hours

We wish you a safe and Happy Holiday Season. Please find the following City Hall schedule: CITY HALL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: Christmas Eve – CLOSED Christmas Day – CLOSED New Years Eve –...

Posted on December 22, 2015 in News
Dec 21
The Giving Season from HG&E

Customers to receive 10% holiday discount from HG&E Per a vote by Holyoke Gas & Electric Commission, HG&E customers will receive an additional 10% prompt payment discount on energy services billed during...

Posted on December 21, 2015 in News
Dec 11
Paper City Act of Kindness Toy Drive

A group of local citizens has gotten together to hold the Act of Kindness Toy Drive. Nelson Rivera, founder of Favela Clothing company, and Hanser Perez, owner of Slay Way Boards, reached...

Posted on December 11, 2015 in News
Dec 08
Hazards Mitigation Plan

In 2015, the City of Holyoke completed a Hazards Mitigations Plan in collaboration with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. Mitigation as defined by The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency...

Posted on December 8, 2015 in News
Dec 07
Holyoke Historical Commission Meeting

December 14, 20156:30 pm4th Floor Conference Room, City Hall Annex Agenda: Minutes We’ll give summary of the Saturday, the 12th, Inventory meeting  Update on 123 Sargeant Street Update on Parsons Paper Update...

Posted on December 7, 2015 in News
Dec 07
Smoke Alarm Public Awareness Campaign

A Sound You Can Live With. A Focus on Replacing Aging Smoke Alarms. Fire Chief John Pond joins State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Wellesley Fire Chief Rick DeLorie, president of...

Posted on December 7, 2015 in News
Dec 03
Dog Clinic Success

We are very proud to make this belated rundown regarding a “Dog Wellness Clinic” in the city of Holyoke. This was the first wellness clinic of its kind in the city offered...

Posted on December 3, 2015 in News
Nov 23
Holyoke Public Schools Expand its Pathway to Success Program

The Holyoke Public Schools will expand its Pathways to Success Program, an alternative route to graduation for students who did not succeed in a mainstream high school environment. This program has typically...

Posted on November 23, 2015 in News
Nov 18
Thrive Center Opens in Holyoke

HCC, the United Way of Pioneer Valley and Peoples Bank celebrated the opening of their second financial success center. Thrive @ Picknelley Center offers a variety of free financial services and workshops...

Posted on November 18, 2015 in News
Nov 17
Salvation Army Thanksgiving and Christmas Assistance Available

Holyoke Corps continues tradition of serving local families in need. Holyoke, MA – With Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approaching, The Salvation Army is once again prepared to assist those in our community...

Posted on November 17, 2015 in News
Nov 09
Parade Committee Seeking Applicants for Grand Colleen Pageant

Calling all Irish ladies of Holyoke and South Hadley! Entries for the Holyoke Grand Colleen Pageant are now being accepted! Please fill out the application and resume forms (which are attached below)...

Posted on November 9, 2015 in News
Nov 07
Community Conversation with Seniors

  State Representative Aaron Vega Hosts a Community Conversation with SeniorsFriday, November 13, 2:00 p.m. Representative Aaron Vega wishes to invite all seniors, their loved ones, and caregivers to a Community Conversation...

Posted on November 7, 2015 in Events, News
Nov 04
Seeking Christmas Tree Donations-Deadline Extended

The City of Holyoke Tree Selection Committee invites city residents who wish to donate a tree for possible selection as this year’s City’s Christmas Tree to contact the Mayor’s Office at (413)...

Posted on November 4, 2015 in News
Nov 03
Fire Safety Tips

Below is a link for the Ultimate Fire Safety Guide for Young Families   This site provides a lot of information for fire safety for the entire family.  In example: Fire Facts...

Posted on November 3, 2015 in News
Oct 16
Holyoke Hotel Restaurant Center: Ingleside Square Secures Additional Tenants

Additional tenants have been secured at the former Holyoke Hotel site, owned by 66 Holyoke LLC, after an announcement earlier this year to redevelop the property into a destination commercial plaza. The...

Posted on October 16, 2015 in News
Oct 14
Holyoke Icon Enjoys Brighter Outlook

At a presentation with Mayor Alex Morse and Marcos Marrero, the Director of Planning and Economic Development for the City of Holyoke, AACO Realty announced today the commencement of their redevelopment plan...

Posted on October 14, 2015 in News
Oct 07
Marcos Marrero Appointed to Governor’s Economic Planning Council

Marcos Marrero, the City of Holyoke’s Director of Planning and Economic Development, has been sworn in as a member of the Baker-Polito administration’s Economic Development Planning Council. The Council held its first...

Posted on October 7, 2015 in News
Oct 07
Mayor Morse Proposes New Blight Reduction Strategies

Over the past four years, Mayor Morse made blight reduction an important priority of his administration. Generally speaking, blight describes areas of an urban community that are in disrepair. In Holyoke, much...

Posted on October 7, 2015 in News
Oct 06
City of Holyoke Seeks Residents to Serve on Citizens Advisory Council

The City of Holyoke seeks residents to serve on the volunteer Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) to assist the Office for Community Development in identifying community development and housing needs in the City...

Posted on October 6, 2015 in News
Oct 02
Buy Holyoke Now Open House

This Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, come on out to the Buy Holyoke Now Open House. Starting at 11:00 AM:• 2 Wayne Court – Melissa Whitelock –...

Posted on October 2, 2015 in News
Sep 15
Holyoke Reminds Residents of Precautions Against West Nile Virus

Mayor Alex Morse and the Holyoke Board of Health wish to remind residents to take necessary precautions given the recent cases of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts. West Nile Virus is a...

Posted on September 15, 2015 in News
Sep 07
Holyoke Local Cultural Council Grant Writing Workshop

Learn about the Local Cultural Council grant program, the state and local requirements for grant applications, and how to write a successful proposal for the 2016 funding cycle!  The application deadline for...

Posted on September 7, 2015 in Events, News