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Aug 21
HCC Golf Classic

Registration is now open for the Holyoke Community College Foundation’s 32nd annual fundraising golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 9, at Springfield County Club in West Springfield. Proceeds from the annual tournament will...

Posted on August 21, 2019 in Events, Featured
Aug 21
Celebrate Holyoke

Celebrate Holyoke is an annual free admission festival featuring live music, artists, food and alcohol vendors, family activities, and MORE! Please join us this year for a weekend of fun, food and...

Posted on August 21, 2019 in Events, Featured
Aug 20
Hawks Over Mt Tom

This annual celebration of the Hawk Migration over Mt Tom includes Tom Ricardi’s release of a previously injured bird he has rehabilitated. The show begins at 12 noon. Marsha and Mark of...

Posted on August 20, 2019 in Events, Featured
Aug 20
Holyoke Introduces Smart Parking

Residents and visitors can now easily pay for parking from their mobile device. The City of Holyoke has started a new partnership with ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility...

Posted on August 20, 2019 in News
Aug 05
GreenNFit Holyoke

Revitalize CDC announces their 4th Annual #GreenNFit here in the great city of Holyoke. This year they will be repairing and rebuilding homes for families in need in the Homestead Avenue Area.  Volunteers...

Posted on August 5, 2019 in Events, Featured
Jul 31
8/21 UPDATE-Work on Downtown Holyoke Streets and Bridges  

Dwight Heritage and Front Streets Project Holyoke Gas & Electric will be continuing work on their gas main relocation in Dwight St from High St to the Children’s Museum on Monday with...

Posted on July 31, 2019 in News
Jul 18
City and MHA Reach PILOT Agreement for 11 Yale St.

The City of Holyoke and Mental Health Association, Inc. (MHA) have entered into a PILOT agreement for the recently acquired property at 11 Yale Street. A PILOT, or “payment-in-lieu-of-taxes” agreement, is a...

Posted on July 18, 2019 in News
Jul 08
Hour in the Tower

Join us for a once in a lifetime Holyoke adventure. Climb the stairs and reach the top of the Holyoke City Hall Clock Tower. Get up close and see the newly repaired...

Posted on July 8, 2019 in Events, Featured
Jun 26
New Scholarship To Benefit HCC Hispanic Students

College students of Hispanic heritage from Holyoke will benefit from new scholarships established at both Westfield State University and Holyoke Community College, thanks to $100,000 gifts to each institution from Victor and...

Posted on June 26, 2019 in News
Jun 12
HCC Celebrates Gateway to College Graduates

‘Put these fires out’ “We stand before you today wearing a cap and gown, symbols that we overcame the bad, powered through and prevailed.” – student speaker Caitlyn Paul of Holyoke Unlike...

Posted on June 12, 2019 in News
Jun 10
The Valley Blue Sox 2019

The Valley Blue Sox have announced their promotional schedule for the 2019 season. The schedule features unique promotions for all 22 Blue Sox home games, beginning with the home opener presented by...

Posted on June 10, 2019 in Featured, News
Jun 04
Whiting Reservoir Committee Appointment

The City of Holyoke would like to inform its residents of the opportunity to be appointed as a member of the Whiting Reservoir Committee. The committee shall consist of (9) voting members....

Posted on June 4, 2019 in News
May 22
Livable Communities Survey / Encuesta de Comunidades Habitables

The cities of Chicopee and Holyoke, and the town of South Hadley, have partnered with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to create a regional action plan for more age-friendly and dementia-friendly communities. ...

Posted on May 22, 2019 in News
May 17
Holyoke Public Schools Expand Dual Language Program

The Holyoke Public Schools is excited to announce the expansion of its innovative dual language program that is offered at the Joseph Metcalf School and the E.N. White School.  Holyoke, home to...

Posted on May 17, 2019 in News
Apr 30
Registration Now Open for HCC Summer Youth Programs

From June 24 to August 2, Holyoke Community College offers an exciting array of summer programming for ages 8-17. HCC has 22 summer programs for youth aged 6 to 17 interested in...

Posted on April 30, 2019 in Events, Featured
Apr 25
DPW Announces Yard Waste Disposal Hours

The City of Holyoke’s Department of Public Works would like to inform residence that the yard waste facility at Berkshire Street will be opening for the year on Monday, April 29th.  The...

Posted on April 25, 2019 in News
Apr 22
Earth Day Statement from Mayor Alex Morse

Mayor calls on halt of new natural gas supply, opposes new pipeline construction (read reaction of support from and social justice organizations throughout the region, state, and country) Forty-nine years ago today,...

Posted on April 22, 2019 in News
Mar 19
“Heart of Holyoke” Crowdfunding Campaign

The City of Holyoke and the Center for Design Engagement in collaboration with Holyoke residents and community-based organizations officially launched an exciting artistic placemaking project celebrating the Puerto Rican Cultural Area of...

Posted on March 19, 2019 in News
Mar 06
Major Improvements in Graduation and Dropout Rates for Holyoke Public Schools

The Holyoke Public School district (HPS) has made major gains in graduation and dropout rates (the highest since the MCAS was introduced as a graduation requirement).   Holyoke’s 2017-18 graduation rate is 72%,...

Posted on March 6, 2019 in News
Feb 27
Outlook 2019 Viewpoint Mayor Alex Morse

From filling vacant buildings to creating career opportunities, Holyoke moves forward (thinking) with innovative ideas. Mayor Alex Morse is optimistic about the future of Holyoke 2019. He and his team continue to...

Posted on February 27, 2019 in News
Feb 13
Celebrating Organ Donor Day

Please view the video of the event here. Video by Holyoke Media Valentine’s Day is a day of caring and sharing your heart with others. What better way to show this than...

Posted on February 13, 2019 in News
Jan 29
Holyoke Company Goes To The Super Bowl!

For the past 15 years, Hazen Paper Company has produced the eye catching Super Bowl Program and its holographic cover. This years eye catching cover features a compelling three-dimensional image of the...

Posted on January 29, 2019 in News
Jan 24
Hotel Training Lab Coming To Holyoke

Holyoke Community College has secured a $35,000 grant to establish a hotel training lab on the second floor of the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute. The award, announced by Gov. Charlie Baker...

Posted on January 24, 2019 in News
Jan 17
City Partnering with Providence Ministries to Provide Food

The City of Holyoke and Providence Ministries are partnering to support furloughed federal workers and those impacted by the shutdown of the federal government. Margaret’s Pantry, a program of Providence Ministries, will provide...

Posted on January 17, 2019 in News
Jan 11
Kelly School-Safe Routes To School Project

Parents of Kelly School can be credited for all their hard work in collaborating and working together on behalf of its students. This project includes the construction of pedestrian improvements at the...

Posted on January 11, 2019 in News
Jan 10
Grand Marshall Reception

The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, Inc. has chosen Roger J. Reidy, Jr. as the 68th Grand Marshal for the 2019 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade.  This is the highest local honor given...

Posted on January 10, 2019 in News
Dec 27
Ashley Reservoir Temporary Maintenance Notice

January 2 – February 2 (the end date may vary)  7 am – 3 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays Due to required transmission line maintenance, a portion of the Ashley Reservoir...

Posted on December 27, 2018 in News
Dec 26
Holyoke Police Bring Christmas Joy

For 32 years, Holyoke police have collected toys and delivered them to homeless shelters and poor neighborhoods in the city. A number of now-retired police officers saw too many children going without in...

Posted on December 26, 2018 in News
Dec 23
Holiday Schedule

Mayor Alex B. Morse announces this years Holiday schedule. City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 24th, Tuesday, December 25th, and also Monday, December 31st and January 1st, 2019. Enjoy your...

Posted on December 23, 2018 in News
Dec 19
New Speed Limit Announced

In an effort to keep the City’s streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other motorist, The City of Holyoke will be implementing a statutory 25 miles per hour (mph) speed limit in...

Posted on December 19, 2018 in News
Dec 19
Puerto Rican New Arrivals Program

Holyoke Community College will celebrate the success of 30 evacuees who left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and have just completed a special, five-month program to help them improve their English literacy...

Posted on December 19, 2018 in News
Dec 18
HCC Giving Tree Campaign

Faculty, staff and students at Holyoke Community College helped spread holiday cheer this month as they delivered a record number of donated gifts to representatives from five local charities at the closing...

Posted on December 18, 2018 in News
Dec 17
DPW Yard Waste Facility Notice

Friday, December 21st, will be the last day this season that the Yard Waste Facility will be open for public drop off.  The DPW will continue to collect curbside yard waste and...

Posted on December 17, 2018 in News
Dec 04
Stash Holiday Market Brings Handmade Goods to Holyoke

The Holyoke Creative Arts Center (HCAC) is excited to present Stash, a limited holiday retail engagement in the Race Street Galley at 80 Race Street in downtown Holyoke. Stash is a collection...

Posted on December 4, 2018 in News
Dec 03
Happy Holidays From Holyoke Gas and Electric

As a holiday gesture, HG&E customers will receive an additional 10% prompt payment discount on energy services billed during the December billing cycle. This discount applies to commercial and residential gas and...

Posted on December 3, 2018 in News
Nov 29
Help Us Design Our New Middle Schools

The Holyoke Public Schools is working with a team of architects to design two new middle schools in Holyoke. We invite community members to meet with the designers to explore ways of...

Posted on November 29, 2018 in Featured, News
Nov 15
Fire Safety Tips

In a typical home fire, smoke, heat and toxic gases build up rapidly. When the smoke detector sounds get out of the building immediately before your escape route is blocked. To survive...

Posted on November 15, 2018 in Featured, News
Nov 13
Mt. Tom Power Plant To Be Replaced By 17,000 Solar Panels

Massachusetts largest solar energy system is coming to Holyoke! The former coal power plant is being transformed and replaced with 17,000 solar panels, making it the biggest solar farm in the Commonwealth....

Posted on November 13, 2018 in News
Nov 01
$1.6 Million Grant to Benefit HCC, Three Community Health Centers

Holyoke Community College is the lead partner in a project that will bring $1.6 million in federal grant money to the Pioneer Valley to train community health workers in the battle against...

Posted on November 1, 2018 in News
Oct 25
Marijuana Training at HCC

The Cannabis Control Commission recently approved a first of its kind proposal from the City, Hoyoke Community College, and the Cannabis Community Care & Research Network to train Holyokers for jobs in...

Posted on October 25, 2018 in News