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City of Holyoke Invests in Air Quality Improvement Devices for HPS Classrooms

City of Holyoke Invests in Air Quality Improvement Devices for HPS Classrooms Mayor Morse allocates $950,000 in CARES Act funds to install HEPA filters in every classroom   To improve indoor air quality for students and educators, and to help mitigate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, Holyoke Public Schools and the City of … Continued

Scott Tower and Anniversary Hill Park Community Survey

The City of Holyoke and its partner, Kestrel Land Trust, would like to know your thoughts about restoring Scott Tower and Anniversary Hill, and reuniting it with Community Field Park for the public to enjoy. Please fill out the questionnaire below by January 22nd if you are interested in sharing your vision. These responses will … Continued

Holyoke Winter Farmers’ Market Opens December 19th

This winter, the newly relaunched Holyoke Winter Farmers’ Market will bring an array of locally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs, and more to the heart of the city. The market launches on December 19th, and will run from 11 am-2 pm at the Holyoke War Memorial at 310 Appleton Streeton on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of … Continued

Statement From Mayor Alex B. Morse Regarding His Future

Next month will mark ten years since I stood on the steps of City Hall and declared my candidacy for mayor of the city of Holyoke.  What a day that was. Weeks shy of my twenty-second birthday, I stood in the freezing cold, surrounded by family, friends, and my earliest supporters, and I made my … Continued

WANTED: new members for the Biking and Pedestrian Committee

WANTED: new members for the Biking and Pedestrian Committee Do you like to walk or bike around Holyoke? Are you interested in advocating for safer streets and promote walking and bicycling? Then the committee needs you! The Holyoke Biking and Pedestrian Committee was established in 2016 to advice City Departments and City Council on bicycle … Continued

City Seeks Residents to Join the Library Board of Directors

The Holyoke Public Library is seeking to fill 3 (three) positions on their Board of Directors as City Representatives. If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and resume to:   The deadline for applications is December 1, 2020   For more information please contact the Mayor’s Office at (413) … Continued

Mayor Morse Announces Leadership Transition in the City’s Office of Planning & Economic Development

Mayor Morse announces leadership transition in the City’s Office of Planning & Economic Development Director Marcos Marrero departing in January, Mayor appoints outgoing State Representative Aaron Vega as successor    On Thursday, Mayor Alex B. Morse announced the resignation of Marcos Marrero as Director of the City’s Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED). Marcos’ … Continued

HCC COVID-Testing Site to Change

As of Thursday 11/5/2020, the location of testing at Holyoke Community College will change. The change is being made to prepare for the cold weather months. The testing will remain at HCC, but now take place at Lot H. The test site will still be drive-through. Hours and days of operation will not change. Holyoke … Continued

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA-DPH) is gathering information regarding the experiences and challenges Massachusetts residents have faced due to COVID-19. MA-DPH has launched the COVID-19 Community Impact Survey. The Survey is open to any Massachusetts resident aged 14 or older, whether or not they have ever had COVID-19. It will record valuable information … Continued

Halloween Safety

It is important this Halloween to keep our friends, family, and neighbors safe from COVID-19. Below are some ways to get in the spirit of Halloween with safety and health in mind.   Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or influenza. Plan alternate ways to participate … Continued

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