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Mar 27
Mayor Alex Morse Announces the use of Community Development Block Grant Program to Support Community Efforts

Mayor Alex Morse Announces the use of Community Development Block Grant Program to Support Community Efforts Provides additional funding to social service agencies, rental property owners who provide stable housing to low-income...

Posted on March 27, 2020 in Featured, News, Press Release
Mar 25
City of Holyoke Escalates Response in Preparation for Coronavirus Impacts

Mayor creates dedicated response teams to address the local economy, social services and shelter needs caused by Covid-19 The City of Holyoke today announced a new Incident Command Structure designed to rapidly...

Posted on March 25, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release
Mar 24
Holyoke Water Works Reminds Residents to Throw Wipes in the Garbage System

Holyoke Water Works is urging all residents to reject the label on so-called ‘flushable wipes’ or other wipes and dispose of them in the garbage. That’s because they are clogging sewer systems...

Posted on March 24, 2020 in Featured, News
Mar 20
City of Holyoke Issues Order for Closure of Personal Service Establishments.

City of Holyoke Issues Order for Closure of Personal Service Establishments. The City of Holyoke is taking appropriate steps to protect the public health and well-being of the community and has taken...

Posted on March 20, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Mar 17
Notice of Closure of the Holyoke Mall and other Retail Establishments

The City of Holyoke has declared a state of emergency in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community and is taking appropriate steps in order to protect...

Posted on March 17, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Mar 16
Information on the Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 The City of Holyoke will no longer update this page – We have reorganized and migrated this information to a new dedicated page. CLICK HERE FOR LATEST INFORMATION The City of Holyoke,...

Posted on March 16, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Special Announcements
Mar 15
Baker-Polito Administration Announces Emergency Actions to Address COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2020 CONTACT Sarah Finlaw sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us Baker-Polito Administration Announces Emergency Actions to Address COVID-19 Governor announces emergency on three week school closures, prohibiting gatherings of 25 of more BOSTON –...

Posted on March 15, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Mar 13
Remarks From Mayor Alex Morse Regarding City Response to COVID-19

“Yesterday I declared a state of emergency in the City of Holyoke. Beginning on Monday, March 16th City Hall and City Hall Annex will be closed to all public walk-in traffic, but...

Posted on March 13, 2020 in Featured, News, Special Announcements
Mar 13
Statement From Superintendent Dr. Stephen Zrike in Regards to School

“In collaboration with state and local officials, Holyoke Public Schools has made the difficult decision to close for two weeks beginning Monday, March 16, due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Pending new information...

Posted on March 13, 2020 in Featured, News
Mar 12
City of Holyoke Encourages Residents to Sign up for its Emergency Notification System

Sign up for our Emergency Notification System! In a disaster, there are never too many ways to receive a possibly life-saving alert. That’s why the City Holyoke will use multiple ways to...

Posted on March 12, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Mar 10
Holyoke St. Patricks Parade and Road Race events canceled

Statement from Mayor Alex B. Morse:        This afternoon, we announced that the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Road Race will be canceled this year in an effort to prevent...

Posted on March 10, 2020 in Featured, News
Feb 19
Fair Housing Community Conversation & Dinner

The City of Holyoke is conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). The AI is a review of barriers that affect the rights of fair housing choice. Public and...

Posted on February 19, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News
Feb 06
Lyman Street Bridge to be Closed Until Late 2021 for Reconstruction

Effective Wednesday, February 12th, the Lyman Street Bridge over the First Level Canal will be closed to traffic as the next phase of work on the removal and reconstruction of the existing...

Posted on February 6, 2020 in Featured, News
Feb 04
Hazen Paper Company making Super Bowl history since 2004

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Since 2004, the NFL and publisher H.O. Zimman has trusted Hazen Paper Company in Holyoke to make the annual Super Bowl game book POP with a touch of...

Posted on February 4, 2020 in Featured, News
Jan 30
Holyoke Parks & Rec Presents: Dog Show and Pet Fair

The Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department will host a Dog Show and Pet Vendor Fair Saturday, Feb 22 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Holyoke High School gymnasium (500 Beech...

Posted on January 30, 2020 in Featured, News
Jan 30
City of Holyoke Seeks Residents to Serve on Boards and Commissions

The City of Holyoke is seeking to fill vacancies on essential boards and commissions appointed by the Mayor. Boards and commissions offer an opportunity for community members to fully engage in their...

Posted on January 30, 2020 in Featured, News, Special Announcements
Jan 08
United States 2020 Census: Now Hiring!

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting hundreds of thousands of people for temporary jobs across the United States    Are you looking for ways to help...

Posted on January 8, 2020 in Community News, Featured, News
Dec 17
Holyoke Coalition Initiates Clean Energy Transition Plan, aided by $400,000 in Grants

Holyoke Coalition Initiates Clean Energy Transition Plan, aided by $400,000 in Grants      Holyoke, MA — A coalition comprised of the City of Holyoke, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts and the Conservation...

Posted on December 17, 2019 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Nov 15
The Office for Community Development wants to hear from you!

The City of Holyoke Office for Community needs your opinion! Please take the 2020-2024 Community Needs Survey to assist the City in developing its federal funding plan over the next five years!...

Posted on November 15, 2019 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Nov 02
Veterans Day Ceremony

On Saturday, November 11th, the City of Holyoke will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony at the War Memorial Building in Holyoke located at 310 Appleton Street, Holyoke MA. The day begins with...

Posted on November 2, 2019 in Events, Featured
Oct 18
State Affirms $1 Million Commitment from Holyoke Public Schools for Middle School Buildings Project

State Affirms $1 Million Commitment from Holyoke Public Schools for Middle School Buildings Project Holyoke Public Schools and the City of Holyoke have received written affirmation from Massachusetts Department of Elementary and...

Posted on October 18, 2019 in Community News, Featured, Homepage Slideshow, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Sep 18
Holyoke Releases Updated Financial Projections for Middle Schools Project

Holyoke Releases Updated Financial Projections for Middle Schools Project    The City of Holyoke, in partnership with Hilltop Securities, the City’s financial advisor, is pleased to release the following updated financial projections...

Posted on September 18, 2019 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Sep 16
Holyoke Receives Boost in Long-Term Credit Rating

    S&P Ratings has improved the long-term credit rating for the City of Holyoke from AA- to AA.   An S&P Global Ratings issuer credit rating is a forward-looking opinion about...

Posted on September 16, 2019 in Community News, Featured, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
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
Feb 14
Holyoke Redevelopment Website

There’s plenty of development happening throughout Holyoke.  Learn why and how our City is making moves in the local economy and establishing itself as an innovative hub for start-ups and small businesses. ...

Posted on February 14, 2013 in Featured, News