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Heritage Street becomes one-way on Tuesday October 13th

As construction of the Dwight, Front, and Heritage Street project winds down, drivers will notice some changes in the project area. Beginning Tuesday, October 13th signage will be installed making Heritage Street one-way from Appleton Street to Dwight Street with a dedicated bike lane and parking on the Heritage State Park side of the street. … Continued

El Corazón / The Heart of Holyoke Placemaking fall virtual events!

El Corazón / The Heart of Holyoke Placemaking announced two early fall virtual events today. The first is kicking-off the second phase of artistic projects on Tuesday, September 29th with a virtual event titled “¡Comenzamos!”. The event will present the selected local artists which will be doing large scale photos on four buildings facing Main Street … Continued

Street Paving & Closures for 9/28 & 9/29

Due to street paving, we recommend avoiding Dwight Street, Fron Street, and Heritage Street on Monday and Tuesday (9/28 & 9/29). Please note that Front Street will be fully closed on Monday, September 28. John, Hampden, & Oliver streets will be open to local traffic only, drivers will need to use connecting alleys to get … Continued

Public Access to the Track and Field at Roberts Field to be Restricted

In order to protect our High School Athletes, the City will be restricting public access at Roberts Field between the hours of 2:00 pm to 6:pm on weekdays, effective from 9/28 – 11/20.   Limiting public access to the facility during this time frame is in compliance with the City of Holyoke and the Commonwealth … Continued

Help us serve you better: Holyoke Website Survey

The City of Holyoke wants you to have the best possible experience using   Please take 10 minutes to fill out this short survey. Let us know what’s working, what needs to be improved, and what additional services we should add to the website in order to serve you better.   Link to English … Continued

UPDATE: Cabot Street & Willimansett Bridge to Close for One More Day

  Update: Cabot Street & Willimansett Bridge to Close for One More Day —– To enhance safety at the rail crossing on Cabot Street, near the Willimansett Bridge, the Pioneer Valley Railroad & their contractor RailWorks will be installing cantilever arms/flashing lights and a new rail bed at this crossing. This work will require Cabot … Continued

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquito from Holyoke

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) confirmed today that the West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Holyoke   Holyoke had one WNV positive mosquito sample identified on September 2, 2020. The mosquito was trapped in the southwest quadrant of Holyoke. This mosquito was collected and identified through monitoring provided … Continued

Keeping Time: A Short Documentary on the Restoration of Our Clock Tower

Keeping time is a beautifully made video highlighting the historic City Hall building in our City. Narrated by Dave Cotton who graciously donated his time (over 700 hours) and resources to restore and clean the clock which was out of commission for decades. Video published by Kate Way on Vimeo:

Holyoke Public Schools Student Enrollment Is Easy!

If you know anyone with children in the Holyoke Public Schools please encourage them to enroll their child(ren) into (PreK, K, and all grade levels) by visiting and upload forms, or call (413) 561-0862 to make an appointment for assistance on the phone or to set up a time to exchange the paperwork with … Continued

Mayor Alex Morse calls on PVTA to Waive Fares for Remainder of Coronavirus

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse is calling on the PVTA to extend their fare collection moratorium for the remainder of the Coronavirus crisis. The PVTA, which has been operating fare-free for two months, announced last week that they will be resuming fare collection beginning July 19th. “Resuming fare collection during the pandemic should be a last … Continued

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