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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 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
Oct 22
Mayor Alex Morse honored by West Springfield Democratic City Committee

Mayor named “2018 Democrat of Distinction” HOLYOKE – Mayor Alex Morse was honored yesterday by the West Springfield Democratic Committee at its Eighteenth Annual Brunch on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The event...

Posted on October 22, 2018 in News
Oct 19
Early Voter Information

Announcements: Early Voting will take place during this year’s state election.  Early Voting will begin October 22, 2018 and run through November 2, 2018.  Please visit the City Clerk page for all...

Posted on October 19, 2018 in News
Oct 19
State Awards grants to test, prototype and deploy renewable energy technology in Holyoke

Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) and Power Development International (PDI) have been awarded a $212,000 grant by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to further advance the commercial-scale deployment of high-efficiency, low...

Posted on October 19, 2018 in News
Oct 18
A Fond Farewell

We take time out to reflect on what it means to have commitment to our community of Holyoke. Rory Casey and Paul Payer have given years of hard work and service to...

Posted on October 18, 2018 in News
Sep 07
Jose Juan Barea Visits Holyoke

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea has won the 2017-2018 J. Walter Kennedy Award, awarded annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association (PBWA) to a player, coach or team trainer “who shows outstanding...

Posted on September 7, 2018 in News
Aug 29
Looking Back 143 Years

Sitting high above the historic Holyoke City Hall, the clock tower’s four 8-foot Belgium milk glass panels light up the night’s sky. If you live nearby like Theresa Cooper-Gordon, you can see the...

Posted on August 29, 2018 in News
Aug 09
Ashley Reservoir Update

Holyoke Water Works Institutes Public Safety and Protective Measures at Holyoke’s Drinking Water Supply The Holyoke Water Works (HWW) and the City of Holyoke will be instituting changes on Route 202 near...

Posted on August 9, 2018 in News
Jul 31
West Nile Virus Confirmed In Holyoke-Update From Holyoke Board of Health

July 31, 2018 – Update from The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)   The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced today that West Nile virus (WNV) has...

Posted on July 31, 2018 in News
Jul 18
Holyoke Finalist In Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that Holyoke has been selected as a finalist in the running to receive up to $732K as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, a program that...

Posted on July 18, 2018 in News
Jul 05
Holyoke. A Passage of Time.

Holyoke City Hall’s Tower Clock is Operating for the First Time In Decades Long known for its innovation, ingenuity and fortitude, Holyoke is also known as one of the first planned industrial...

Posted on July 5, 2018 in News
Jun 27
ValleyBike Share

ValleyBike Share is coming to Holyoke! What is ValleyBike Share? It’s a fleet of public rental bikes in a network of stations throughout Holyoke, Springfield, South Hadley, Northampton and Amherst (including UMASS)...

Posted on June 27, 2018 in News
Jun 25
Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting June 27, 2018 – 6:15 PM Parks & Recreation Main Office   Agenda:   Call to Order   Acceptance of minutes from the April 26, 2018 Commission...

Posted on June 25, 2018 in News
Jun 19
Holyoke Joins List of Communities to Sue Opioid Manufacturers

On May 21st, 2018, Mayor Alex Morse announced that the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts, would be taking a much-needed step to hold accountable the companies responsible for dumping millions of dollars’ worth...

Posted on June 19, 2018 in News
Jun 05
Holyoke Community College’s 71st Commencement

More than 900 marched across the stage at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield on Saturday. Holyoke Community College (HCC) celebrated 903 new graduates, awarding 787 associate degrees and 140 certificates in...

Posted on June 5, 2018 in News
Jun 04
Holyoke Housing Authority Regular Board Meeting


Posted on June 4, 2018 in News
Jun 01
Holyoke Public School Students Win Scholarships

Mayor Alex B. Morse will be making an official announcement of the winners of two scholarship awards totaling $10,000 from the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) to Holyoke Public School...

Posted on June 1, 2018 in News
May 31
Holyoke Purchases Mater Dolorosa Church

In a recent announcement, the Springfield Catholic diocese agreed to sell the Mater Dolorosa Church to the city of Holyoke. The Diocese closed the 117 year old church in 2011 due to...

Posted on May 31, 2018 in News
May 29
The Holyoke Veterans’ Services office is now accepting applications for the Hometown Hero Banner Program and the Purple Heart Trail Program.

The Hometown Hero Banner program is intended to showcase and honor Veterans from the City of Holyoke or who currently reside in Holyoke. Banners will exhibit the image of the Veteran, branch...

Posted on May 29, 2018 in News
May 29
Wear Orange

On Friday, June 1st, Mayor Alex Morse will host an event at City Hall starting at 4:00 pm to bring awareness to gun violence. Citizens from across the country will be participating...

Posted on May 29, 2018 in News
May 23
Holyoke Canal Tours

Information regarding Sign up for the Holyoke Canal Tour Tours (Bus or Walking) – Holyoke Canal System Tour   Tours (Bus or Walking) Holyoke Canal Tour – 2018 (Third Annual) Saturday, June...

Posted on May 23, 2018 in News
May 17
NOTICE: Yard Waste Disposal

The Department of Public Works is currently performing maintenance at the Yard Waste Disposal Facility located on Berkshire Street to remove material and increase capacity.  As such, please be advised that the...

Posted on May 17, 2018 in News
May 16
Public Safety Meeting

City Council Holyoke Massachusetts Notice of Committee Meeting There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on Public Safety At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Wed. May 16, at...

Posted on May 16, 2018 in News
May 08
Mayor Morse Names Captain Manuel Febo Holyoke’s Next Chief of Police

Last month, Holyoke Police Chief Jim Neiswanger announced his intention to retire on July 20th. After that announcement, Mayor Alex Morse decided he would choose an internal candidate as the next chief....

Posted on May 8, 2018 in News
Apr 30
HG&E Fishway Opens For The Season

The first and most successful fish lift on the Atlantic Coast, Robert E. Barrett Fishway at the Holyoke Dam, opens for its annual viewing season on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, with special...

Posted on April 30, 2018 in News
Apr 25
Urban Garden in a Box

Story Update: On Thursday, April 26th, we hosted Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Jay Ash for two exciting announcements.  First, we announced a $200,000 grant to purchase two Freight Farms units. Freight Farms...

Posted on April 25, 2018 in News