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Author: Jeffery Anderson-Burgos

Holyoke City Hall to Host 8th Annual Hanukkah Observance

HOLYOKE — A Hanukkah observance organized by Congregation Sons of Zion will be held at Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight Street, on Thursday, December 7, at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited. This eighth annual celebration at City Hall will include the lighting of the Menorah, speakers, songs, and refreshments. There will be dreidels and … Continued

City Council Seeking Candidates for At-Large Appointment to CPC

The Holyoke City Council is seeking candidates interested in serving on the Community Preservation Committee, the committee that oversees grant funding through the Community Preservation Act. Information on the responsibilities of the CPC and instructions on applying can be found through the link below. Submissions should be sent to Personnel by November 30th. Candidates will … Continued

Phase I Anniversary Hill Park Improvements Set to Begin in Holyoke

  HOLYOKE— The long-awaited first phase of improvements at Holyoke’s historic Anniversary Hill Park is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, November 15. This stage of work includes the creation of a new accessible trail corridor and burial of overhead utilities. Also, among the first phase of improvements, are creation of a new utility corridor and … Continued

Assessing the Field of Capital for Businesses in the Paper City

HOLYOKE – As the City of Holyoke’s Office of Planning and Economic Development (OPED) continues to find ways to support small businesses and local entrepreneurs, the need for creative capital solutions was imperative. Through the state’s Urban Agenda Grant, OPED staff was able to work with Third Eye Network, who had also been the consultant … Continued

Insecto Invasor Linterna manchada Infestación encontrada en Holyoke

  HOLYOKE – El Departamento de Recursos Agrícolas de Massachusetts ha emitido la siguiente alerta con respecto a una infestación de un insecto molestoso: El Departamento de Recursos Agrícolas confirmó recientemente una infestación del insecto invasor conocido como mosca linterna manchada (Lycorna delicatula o “SLF”) en la ciudad de Holyoke. No está claro cómo llegó … Continued

Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Infestation Found in Holyoke

  HOLYOKE — The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has issued the following alert regarding an infestation of a nuisance insect: The Department of Agricultural Resources recently confirmed an infestation of the invasive insect known as spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula or “SLF”) in the City of Holyoke. It is not clear how this pest got to … Continued

“Meet the Mayor” Series Launched in Holyoke

Mayor Joshua A. Garcia has initiated a series of out-of-the-office, “Meet the Mayor” gatherings in different parts of the city. The first will be held at the Holyoke Senior Center at 291 Pine Street at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 8. Subsequent “Meet the Mayor” dates and locations are Friday, September 15, at 3 p.m. … Continued

Holyoke to Hold Hearing on Comcast License Renewal

Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, as cable television licensing authority, will hold a public cable license renewal hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at Holyoke Media, 1 Court Plaza, Holyoke, as part of the City’s license renewal proceedings pertaining to Comcast. Holyoke’s Comcast cable license expires on March 11, 2024. To review existing … Continued

FY24 CPA Grant Cycle Begins

The new FY24 Holyoke Community Preservation Act Grant Cycle has begun! The first step in the process is to complete and submit this brief Eligibility Determination Form The deadline for electronic submission is: Sept. 15, 2023. This form is open to project proposals in any of the 3 categories: Historic Preservation, Open/Recreational Space and Housing. For … Continued

Holyoke Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (HEDIC) MakerLoan Program

Holyoke, MA- The Holyoke Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (HEDIC) will be hosting a virtual information session for small businesses interested in learning more about the MakerLoan Program on September 13th at 12pm. To register for the session please visit:   What is the MakerLoan?: No interest loan for Makers that is intended for … Continued

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