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Apr 04
Grand Opening of Culinary Arts Institute

HCC to celebrate grand opening of Culinary Arts Institute with free food and ribbon-cutting April 12 HOLYOKE — Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will be the first featured speaker at a grand opening...

Posted on April 4, 2018 in News
Mar 27
Diversifying City Boards and Commissions

Mayor Morse touts progress on diversifying city boards and commissions, seeks applications for openings. Mayor Alex Morse has delivered on his promise to increase diversity and inclusion in Holyoke’s government. Since taking...

Posted on March 27, 2018 in News
Mar 21
Mini Golf in the Library! ¡Minigolf en la Biblioteca! April 6 and 7

  We are pleased to announce plans for the Third Annual “Mini Golf in the Library! ¡Minigolf en la Biblioteca!”on April 6-7, 2018 – a series of FUN events in the Holyoke...

Posted on March 21, 2018 in Community News, Events, News
Mar 21
Holyoke On The Move

Mayor Alex B. Morse announces progress on key city projects, other investments Although the weather might not seem cooperative, the City of Holyoke has continued to make significant investments in the community...

Posted on March 21, 2018 in News
Mar 06
Conservation Commission

Conservation Commission City of Holyoke March 8, 2018 4th Floor Conference Room 20 Korean Veterans’ Plaza  6:15 PM 1.New Business A) Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0268 Applicant: Eversource Representative: Tighe & Bond...

Posted on March 6, 2018 in News
Mar 02
Holyoke Veterans Tax Work Off Program Now Accepting Applications

The Holyoke Veterans Tax Work off Program for 2018 is now accepting applications. This is the 6th year that the City of Holyoke has offered this program to Veterans and Widows of...

Posted on March 2, 2018 in News
Mar 01
Holyoke Crisis Response Protocol

According to the United States Department of Education, “If you do not have a crisis plan in place, it is time to develop one. If you have one, review, practice, and update...

Posted on March 1, 2018 in News
Feb 09
An Important Message to Holyoke Taxpayers

The City of Holyoke would like to inform it’s taxpayers that there will not be a January 1, 2018 tax bill. The tax rate for FY 2018 has not been set yet....

Posted on February 9, 2018 in News
Feb 09
Holyoke Housing Board Meeting

        NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members of...

Posted on February 9, 2018 in News
Feb 01
Holyoke’s Hazen Paper Shines

For the past 14 years, Hazen Paper Company has produced the eye catching Super Bowl Program and its holographic cover. The official NFL Superbowl program books will be sold at this years...

Posted on February 1, 2018 in News
Jan 22
Culinary Arts Institute Opens in Holyoke

We have been talking about it – you have been waiting to hear about it.  After much anticipation, Holyoke Community College and MGM Springfield opened for the 2018 spring semester at the...

Posted on January 22, 2018 in News
Jan 02
2018 Inauguration Ceremony

The City of Holyoke held the 2018 Inaugural Ceremony on January 2, 2018, at the City Hall Auditorium.  Mayor Alex B. Morse was sworn in for his fourth term along with other elected officials including...

Posted on January 2, 2018 in News
Dec 20
Holiday Discount from HG&E

Customers to receive 10% holiday discount from HG&E    HOLYOKE, MA – Per a vote by Holyoke Gas & Electric Commission, HG&E customers will receive an additional 10% prompt payment discount on...

Posted on December 20, 2017 in News
Dec 19
Affordable Housing Funding Announcement

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $35 Million to Support Affordable Housing Development Funding and state and federal tax credits will support creation of more than 500 rental units in Massachusetts, including 348 affordable units ...

Posted on December 19, 2017 in News
Dec 11
Holiday Schedule

Mayor Alex B. Morse announces this years Holiday schedule. City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 25th, Tuesday, December 26th, and also Monday, January 1st, 2018. Enjoy your holidays!

Posted on December 11, 2017 in News
Dec 01
HCC, STCC to Launch Gaming School

Anyone interested in working as a professional card dealer or croupier at the soon-to-open MGM Springfield will have their first opportunity to sign up for training classes on Wed., Dec. 6, at...

Posted on December 1, 2017 in News
Dec 01
Holyoke Housing Authority Meeting

          NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members...

Posted on December 1, 2017 in News
Nov 29
Holyoke Mall Soon To Open Cinemark Theaters

Shopping, Dinner, and now…a Movie. A brand new Cinemark Theatre will soon be coming to the Holyoke Mall. Cinemark Theatres feature state-of-the-art design, digital sound and projection, and cutting-edge amenities. The mall...

Posted on November 29, 2017 in News
Nov 27
Building a Bright Future with Community Shared Solar

 Community Shared Solar (CSS) is a unique model established by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that allows multiple customers to share in the benefits of a solar project without having...

Posted on November 27, 2017 in News
Nov 17
Urban Renewal Plan in South Holyoke

The city is moving forward with a plan to increase homeownership in South Holyoke. Over the last several years, the City and the Redevelopment Authority have worked together to aggregate 26 vacant parcels...

Posted on November 17, 2017 in News
Nov 13
Opening Celebration for New ArteSana Workshop

ArteSana, a visionary Holyoke social enterprise, is poised to begin an exciting new chapter of growth.  At 4:00 p.m. on Monday November 27, 2017, the women of ArteSana will open their new...

Posted on November 13, 2017 in News
Nov 03
Holyoke Housing Board Meeting

  NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING   Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members of the...

Posted on November 3, 2017 in News
Nov 01
Hiking Holyoke

Hike for the health of it! What better way to exercise your body and your mind than experiencing Holyoke’s connection to the Metacomet-Monadnock trail. Holyoke is home to scenic beauty that reflects...

Posted on November 1, 2017 in News
Oct 30
Mayor Alex Morse Announces Mater Dolorosa Church Update

Mayor Morse, Bishop Rozanski agree to negotiate possible transfer of Mater Dolorosa ChurchDiocese agrees to halt demolition while Mayor pauses single historic district consideration “The Mater Dolorosa Church is an important piece...

Posted on October 30, 2017 in News
Oct 25
The Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants

State Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Jay Ash came to Holyoke yesterday to award a number of grants.  First stop was at the Holyoke Children’s Museum to announce an additional $1.365...

Posted on October 25, 2017 in News
Oct 24
Municipal Election Information

The Municipal Election is coming up on Tuesday, November 7th. Polls will be open from 7:00am – 8:00pm. Visit the City Clerk’s web page for information about who will be on the...

Posted on October 24, 2017 in News
Oct 18
#GreenNFit Volunteers Make a Difference

Revitalize CDC’s second annual #GreenNFit Neighborhood Rebuild visited the city of Holyoke. Hundreds of volunteers and dozens of sponsors,  descended upon the Springdale Park neighborhood. The goal was to rebuild 10 homes and...

Posted on October 18, 2017 in News
Oct 18
Construction Under Way on Two Major HCC Campus Building Projects

HOLYOKE — As construction nears completion on HCC’s new Culinary Arts and Hospitality center in downtown Holyoke, two major building projects on the college’s Homestead Avenue campus have just begun. Construction fences...

Posted on October 18, 2017 in News
Oct 17
Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts

ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) announced plans for the largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts. Green Charge, an ENGIE NA subsidiary, will operate the three-megawatt energy storage...

Posted on October 17, 2017 in News
Oct 06
Holyoke Police Officers to Aid Puerto Rico

A group of bilingual Holyoke Police officers will be deployed to Puerto Rico to help supplement law enforcement agencies on the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The request for officers...

Posted on October 6, 2017 in News
Oct 02
Holyoke Cultural Council Grants Available

Is your programming set to happen in Holyoke or to provide public benefit for Holyokers? The Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in...

Posted on October 2, 2017 in News
Sep 28
Puerto Rico Update

Mayor Alex Morse, in partnership with Enlace de Familias and other local organizations convened a meeting of city officials, state agencies, and community based organizations to prepare for the expected increase in Puerto...

Posted on September 28, 2017 in News
Sep 25
Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Mayor Alex B. Morse releases official statement in regards to aid relief. “The news and images from Puerto Rico over the past few days has been devastating for so many of us...

Posted on September 25, 2017 in News
Sep 21
Free Veterans Lunch Program

It begins with a meal. Then comes companionship and the brother and sisterhood of fellow veterans. A meal will foster conversation, friendship and healing for those that need it. The goal of...

Posted on September 21, 2017 in News
Sep 12
ValleyBike Share Program to Launch Spring 2018

ValleyBike Share – the regional coalition of municipalities and UMass seeking to establish bicycle sharing in Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton, South Hadley, and Springfield has selected Bewegen Technologies as the vendor who will...

Posted on September 12, 2017 in News
Aug 31
Mayor Alex B. Morse Announces 2017 Community Development Block Grant Allocations

A recent event in the gardens of Wistariahurst Museum attended by over thirty community members and representatives of municipal departments and non-profit agencies, Mayor Alex B. Morse announced the 2017 Community Development...

Posted on August 31, 2017 in News
Jul 25
Bridging The Gap To Success

Kira Tillman spent the better part of an hour rolling newspapers into tight, stout tubes. She bound them each with gift-wrapping tape so they wouldn’t unfurl and then stuffed the tubes with...

Posted on July 25, 2017 in News
Jul 18
Receivership Program Makes an Impact

City officials credit the Problem Property Group in Holyoke for improving coordination of city-wide blight remediation efforts including filing cases in Housing Court seeking the appointment of a receiver for vacant and...

Posted on July 18, 2017 in News
Jul 12
Shannon Initiative

As one of eleven Charles E. Shannon Grant recipients, the Greater Holyoke Area stakeholders have been partnering since 2012 to address gang and youth violence in both Chicopee and Holyoke.   The...

Posted on July 12, 2017 in News
Jun 07
Celebrate Holyoke Announces August 2017 Festival

Planning for Celebrate Holyoke has been underway for months. The Executive Committee welcomes applications from local food, alcohol and other vendors, including artisans and community organizations. Volunteers are greatly needed during the...

Posted on June 7, 2017 in News