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Jan 18
Race To The Parade
Race To The Parade

Please join us for a fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Parade Committee of Holyoke, and enjoy being served by local politicians. “Celebrity Bartenders” to be announced soon. Save the date!

Posted on January 18, 2018 in Events, Featured
Jan 18
2018 Candidates Reception
2018 Candidates Reception

Join the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce as we mingle with this year’s candidates and legislators in a casual and fun setting! Keynote Speaker this year will be Congressman Richard Neal as...

Posted on January 18, 2018 in Events, Featured
Jan 09
sneakER Peek
sneakER Peek

Join us at the Y for a twist on our Annual Dinner. An evening of supporting, honoring, and strengthening our community as we recognize our 2018 Oldershaw Community Service Recipient and our...

Posted on January 9, 2018 in Events, Featured
Jan 08
IMPROV-ing Holyoke Schools
IMPROV-ing Holyoke Schools

Back for the 6th 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 performance that you...

Posted on January 8, 2018 in Events, Featured
Jan 02
2018 Inauguration Ceremony
2018 Inauguration Ceremony

The City of Holyoke held the 2018 Inaugural Ceremony on January 2, 2018, at the City Hall Auditorium.  Mayor Alex B. Morse was sworn in for his fourth term along with other elected officials including...

Posted on January 2, 2018 in News
Dec 28
An Important Message to Holyoke Taxpayers
An Important Message to Holyoke Taxpayers

The City of Holyoke would like to inform it’s taxpayers that there will not be a January 1, 2018 tax bill. Please be advised that the City will be sending bills out...

Posted on December 28, 2017 in News
Dec 20
Holiday Discount from HG&E
Holiday Discount from HG&E

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

Posted on December 20, 2017 in News
Dec 19
Affordable Housing Funding Announcement
Affordable Housing Funding Announcement

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $35 Million to Support Affordable Housing Development Funding and state and federal tax credits will support creation of more than 500 rental units in Massachusetts, including 348 affordable units ...

Posted on December 19, 2017 in News
Dec 11
Holiday Schedule
Holiday Schedule

Mayor Alex B. Morse announces this years Holiday schedule. City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 25th, Tuesday, December 26th, and also Monday, January 1st, 2018. Enjoy your holidays!

Posted on December 11, 2017 in News
Dec 01
HCC, STCC to Launch Gaming School
HCC, STCC to Launch Gaming School

Anyone interested in working as a professional card dealer or croupier at the soon-to-open MGM Springfield will have their first opportunity to sign up for training classes on Wed., Dec. 6, at...

Posted on December 1, 2017 in News
Dec 01
Holyoke Housing Authority Meeting
Holyoke Housing Authority Meeting

          NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members...

Posted on December 1, 2017 in News
Nov 29
Holyoke Mall Soon To Open Cinemark Theaters
Holyoke Mall Soon To Open Cinemark Theaters

Shopping, Dinner, and now…a Movie. A brand new Cinemark Theatre will soon be coming to the Holyoke Mall. Cinemark Theatres feature state-of-the-art design, digital sound and projection, and cutting-edge amenities. The mall...

Posted on November 29, 2017 in News
Nov 27
Building a Bright Future with Community Shared Solar
Building a Bright Future with Community Shared Solar

 Community Shared Solar (CSS) is a unique model established by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that allows multiple customers to share in the benefits of a solar project without having...

Posted on November 27, 2017 in News
Nov 17
Urban Renewal Plan in South Holyoke
Urban Renewal Plan in South Holyoke

The city is moving forward with a plan to increase homeownership in South Holyoke. Over the last several years, the City and the Redevelopment Authority have worked together to aggregate 26 vacant parcels...

Posted on November 17, 2017 in News
Nov 13
Opening Celebration for New ArteSana  Workshop
Opening Celebration for New ArteSana Workshop

ArteSana, a visionary Holyoke social enterprise, is poised to begin an exciting new chapter of growth.  At 4:00 p.m. on Monday November 27, 2017, the women of ArteSana will open their new...

Posted on November 13, 2017 in News
Nov 03
Holyoke Housing Board Meeting
Holyoke Housing Board Meeting

  NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING   Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members of the...

Posted on November 3, 2017 in News
Nov 01
Hiking Holyoke
Hiking Holyoke

Hike for the health of it! What better way to exercise your body and your mind than experiencing Holyoke’s connection to the Metacomet-Monadnock trail. Holyoke is home to scenic beauty that reflects...

Posted on November 1, 2017 in News
Oct 30
Mayor Alex Morse Announces Mater Dolorosa Church Update
Mayor Alex Morse Announces Mater Dolorosa Church Update

Mayor Morse, Bishop Rozanski agree to negotiate possible transfer of Mater Dolorosa ChurchDiocese agrees to halt demolition while Mayor pauses single historic district consideration “The Mater Dolorosa Church is an important piece...

Posted on October 30, 2017 in News
Oct 25
The Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants
The Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants

State Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Jay Ash came to Holyoke yesterday to award a number of grants.  First stop was at the Holyoke Children’s Museum to announce an additional $1.365...

Posted on October 25, 2017 in News
Oct 24
Municipal Election Information
Municipal Election Information

The Municipal Election is coming up on Tuesday, November 7th. Polls will be open from 7:00am – 8:00pm. Visit the City Clerk’s web page for information about who will be on the...

Posted on October 24, 2017 in News
Oct 18
#GreenNFit Volunteers Make a Difference
#GreenNFit Volunteers Make a Difference

Revitalize CDC’s second annual #GreenNFit Neighborhood Rebuild visited the city of Holyoke. Hundreds of volunteers and dozens of sponsors,  descended upon the Springdale Park neighborhood. The goal was to rebuild 10 homes and...

Posted on October 18, 2017 in News
Oct 18
Construction Under Way on Two Major HCC Campus Building Projects
Construction Under Way on Two Major HCC Campus Building Projects

HOLYOKE — As construction nears completion on HCC’s new Culinary Arts and Hospitality center in downtown Holyoke, two major building projects on the college’s Homestead Avenue campus have just begun. Construction fences...

Posted on October 18, 2017 in News
Oct 17
Child Passenger Safety Training
Child Passenger Safety Training

Being a Certified Passenger Safety (CPS) Tech is a great way to help your community and save lives. Become a nationally certified CPS technician! This training will take place at the Holyoke Fire Department...

Posted on October 17, 2017 in Events, Featured
Oct 17
Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts
Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts

ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) announced plans for the largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts. Green Charge, an ENGIE NA subsidiary, will operate the three-megawatt energy storage...

Posted on October 17, 2017 in News
Oct 06
Holyoke Police Officers to Aid Puerto Rico
Holyoke Police Officers to Aid Puerto Rico

A group of bilingual Holyoke Police officers will be deployed to Puerto Rico to help supplement law enforcement agencies on the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The request for officers...

Posted on October 6, 2017 in News
Oct 02
Holyoke Cultural Council Grants Available
Holyoke Cultural Council Grants Available

Is your programming set to happen in Holyoke or to provide public benefit for Holyokers? The Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in...

Posted on October 2, 2017 in News
Sep 28
Puerto Rico Update
Puerto Rico Update

Mayor Alex Morse, in partnership with Enlace de Familias and other local organizations convened a meeting of city officials, state agencies, and community based organizations to prepare for the expected increase in Puerto...

Posted on September 28, 2017 in News
Sep 25
Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts
Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Mayor Alex B. Morse releases official statement in regards to aid relief. “The news and images from Puerto Rico over the past few days has been devastating for so many of us...

Posted on September 25, 2017 in News
Sep 21
Free Veterans Lunch Program
Free Veterans Lunch Program

It begins with a meal. Then comes companionship and the brother and sisterhood of fellow veterans. A meal will foster conversation, friendship and healing for those that need it. The goal of...

Posted on September 21, 2017 in News
Sep 12
ValleyBike Share Program to Launch Spring 2018
ValleyBike Share Program to Launch Spring 2018

ValleyBike Share – the regional coalition of municipalities and UMass seeking to establish bicycle sharing in Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton, South Hadley, and Springfield has selected Bewegen Technologies as the vendor who will...

Posted on September 12, 2017 in News
Aug 31
Mayor Alex B. Morse Announces  2017 Community Development Block Grant Allocations
Mayor Alex B. Morse Announces 2017 Community Development Block Grant Allocations

A recent event in the gardens of Wistariahurst Museum attended by over thirty community members and representatives of municipal departments and non-profit agencies, Mayor Alex B. Morse announced the 2017 Community Development...

Posted on August 31, 2017 in News
Jul 25
Bridging The Gap To Success
Bridging The Gap To Success

Kira Tillman spent the better part of an hour rolling newspapers into tight, stout tubes. She bound them each with gift-wrapping tape so they wouldn’t unfurl and then stuffed the tubes with...

Posted on July 25, 2017 in News
Jul 18
Receivership Program Makes an Impact
Receivership Program Makes an Impact

City officials credit the Problem Property Group in Holyoke for improving coordination of city-wide blight remediation efforts including filing cases in Housing Court seeking the appointment of a receiver for vacant and...

Posted on July 18, 2017 in News
Jul 12
Shannon Initiative
Shannon Initiative

As one of eleven Charles E. Shannon Grant recipients, the Greater Holyoke Area stakeholders have been partnering since 2012 to address gang and youth violence in both Chicopee and Holyoke.   The...

Posted on July 12, 2017 in News
Jun 07
Celebrate Holyoke Announces August 2017 Festival
Celebrate Holyoke Announces August 2017 Festival

Planning for Celebrate Holyoke has been underway for months. The Executive Committee welcomes applications from local food, alcohol and other vendors, including artisans and community organizations. Volunteers are greatly needed during the...

Posted on June 7, 2017 in News
Jun 06
HCC to Celebrate Completion of Energy Conservation Project
HCC to Celebrate Completion of Energy Conservation Project

UPDATE: See the story from yesterday’s event at the HCC website here.   As talk about climate change heats up around the world, Holyoke Community College plans to celebrate a major reduction...

Posted on June 6, 2017 in News
May 25
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May 23
From Curiosity to Chemistry
From Curiosity to Chemistry

Kaishla Cabrera spent her early childhood in New York City. She was five years old on 9/11 and in preschool that morning. She recalls the shock and chaos, and the smoke rising...

Posted on May 23, 2017 in News
May 16
Mayor Morse to Honor Two Local Immigrants for Immigrant Heritage Month
Mayor Morse to Honor Two Local Immigrants for Immigrant Heritage Month

On Monday, June 5, 6 – 8 p.m. at Wistariahurst, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will present citations to Marikler Toensmeier and Iohann Rashi Vega in honor of the contributions they have made...

Posted on May 16, 2017 in News
May 03
Property Preservation
Property Preservation

Holyoke Problem Property Group Implements Improved Method of Property Preservation This year the City of Holyoke has changed how it preserves properties. By ordinance the City now requires vacant and abandoned properties...

Posted on May 3, 2017 in News