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Mar 30
Mayor Morse Remarks on Situation at Soldiers Home

“It has been devastating to hear about the full extent of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Soldiers’ Home. While I am grateful that the State is now taking swift action to ensure...

Posted on March 30, 2020 in Featured, News, Press Release
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 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 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 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
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
Oct 31
City of Holyoke Seeking Christmas Tree Donor

City of Holyoke Seeking Christmas Tree Donor   Mayor Alex B. Morse invites anyone in Holyoke who wishes to donate a tree for possible selection as this year’s City Christmas tree. The...

Posted on October 31, 2019 in Community News, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
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
Aug 08
Special Election set for State Senator representing the 2nd Hampden & Hampshire District

On Monday, August 5th State Senator Michael Knapik announced his resignation from the Massachusetts State Senate for a new position as Westfield State University’s Executive Director of University Advancement. Secretary of the...

Posted on August 8, 2013 in Community News, Events, News, Press Release, Special Announcements
Aug 05
Seeking Nominations for Civic Pride Award

Mayor Alex B. Morse is excited to announce that this August will mark the return of the monthly Civic Pride Award. The Civic Pride Award, which originally began under the administration of...

Posted on August 5, 2013 in Community News, Events, Press Release
Jun 27
Holyoke Awarded Grants to Improve Urban Forestry

The City of Holyoke is serious about making urban street trees and public shade trees a component of its ongoing redevelopment efforts. To that end, the City has applied for and received...

Posted on June 27, 2013 in News, Press Release
Mar 20
Heather Egan new choice for city solicitor.

Holyoke City Council named Heather Egan as the next city solicitor in a unanimous vote last night.  Heather Egan was born and raised in Holyoke and is a graduate of Holyoke High...

Posted on March 20, 2013 in News, Press Release
Mar 12
Mayor Morse announces Senior and Veteran Tax Work-off Program

Mayor Alex B. Morse, Council on Aging Executive Director Kathy Bowler, and Director of Veterans’ Services Department Tim Niejadlik will hold a press conference on Tuesday, March 12 at 11:30AM at the...

Posted on March 12, 2013 in News, Press Release
Feb 25
Mayor Morse seeks residents to serve on Disabilities Advisory Board

Mayor Alex B. Morse invites residents to serve on the City of Holyoke Disabilities Advisory Board, also known as the Handicap Advisory Board.  The Board assists the City to comply with the...

Posted on February 25, 2013 in News, Press Release
Feb 19
Eco conscious business expands to Holyoke

 HOLYOKE – Mayor Alex B. Morse and Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce President Kathy Anderson announce the ribbon cutting for a new business in Holyoke, Simple Diaper and Linen, located in the...

Posted on February 19, 2013 in News, Press Release