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Mayor Proclaims “Kwanzaa Week” in Holyoke

  PHOTO CREDIT: HOLYOKE MAYOR’S OFFICE PHOTO CAPTION: Holyoke Mayor Joshua A. Garcia reads a proclamation acknowledging the contributions the African-American community during a Kwanzaa observance in his office December 28. Looking on (from left) are Theresa Cooper-Gordon, Ayanna Crawford and State Representative Pat Duffy.   HOLYOKE — During a ceremony held in his office … Continued

Holyoke Police Mark Anniversary of Officer John DiNapoli’s Death

Photo credit: HOLYOKE MAYOR’S OFFICE Photo caption: Andrew DiNapoli (center) stands behind the monument to his father as he thanks those who gathered for the December 22 wreath-laying ceremony.   HOLYOKE — City police were joined by Holyoke firefighters, City Council members, Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, municipal employees, and members of the community for a … Continued

Mayor Speaks at Habitat for Humanity Celebration of New, Unusual House

Mayor Speaks at Habitat for Humanity Celebration of New, Unusual House   HOLYOKE — Mayor Joshua A. Garcia spoke on Friday to a gathering of builders, vocational education students and Habitat for Humanity volunteers and staff at a ceremony marking progress on a unique new house. The house at 360 Chestnut Street is being constructed using … Continued

Holyoke Holiday Food Drive To Benefit Kate’s Kitchen

Photo credit: Holyoke Mayor’s Office Photo caption: This food drive collection box outside the Holyoke Mayor’s Office is one of four set up in City buildings.   HOLYOKE — The city of Holyoke is holding a food drive to benefit Kate’s Kitchen, one of the charitable services of Providence Ministries at 51 Hamilton Street. Collection … Continued

Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, the Board of Health would like to share some food safety tips to keep your family and friends safe from food borne illnesses.   Store Turkey Properly Frozen raw turkey should be stored in the freezer until you are ready to thaw it. Make sure … Continued

Mayor Presents Polish-American Leader Joseph M. Kos with Proclamation

PHOTO CREDIT: HOLYOKE MAYOR’S OFFICE CAPTION: Mayor Joshua A. Garcia presents Joseph M. Kos with a Mayoral Proclamation saluting his leadership of the Western Mass Polish-American community.   HOLYOKE — Joseph M. Kos of Holyoke, now in his 21st year as President of the Polish-American Congress of Western Massachusetts, was presented with a Mayoral Proclamation … Continued

Veterans Day Ceremony to be held Friday at War Memorial Building

Photo credit: Holyoke veterans services Photo caption: Dress uniforms of veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at the War Memorial Building during the Veterans Day event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.   HOLYOKE — United Veterans of Holyoke and … Continued

Collaborative Workspace Program Funds Project on Holyoke’s Race Street

Collaborative Workspace Program Funds Project on Holyoke’s Race Street   (Photo credit:  Mayor’s Office) State Rep. Pat Duffy (far left) and Holyoke Mayor Joshua A Garcia (right of center) pose for a group photo with individuals who received state Workspace Program grants.   HOLYOKE — Mayor Joshua Garcia, State Rep. Pat Duffy, Planning Director Aaron … Continued

OPED Seeking Volunteers for Cannabis Citizens Review Committee

Cannabis Citizens Review Committee The Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED) is looking for resident volunteers from Wards one and two to serve on a Cannabis Citizens Review Committee (CCRC). The CCRC will review proposals for spending the city’s Cannabis Impact Innovation and Impact fund. The Impact Fund is created by an Impact fee … Continued

Office of Outdoor Advertising to Hold Public Hearing for 3 Country Club Rd

Please be advised that on Thursday, September 8, 2022 the Office of Outdoor Advertising will hold a public meeting at 11 AM. Please note that this hearing will be conducted as a virtual online event – a registration link will be provided. The agenda includes application by Lamar Central Outdoor, LLC to replace an existing, … Continued

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