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Oct 10
Halloween Boo Bash

Holyoke Parks & Recreation’s annual Halloween event will take place on Saturday, October 26th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Holyoke Heritage State Park. This popular event is for children 12...

Posted on October 10, 2019 in Events, Featured
Oct 09
HHA: South Holyoke Housing Survey/Encuesta de Vivienda de South Holyoke

As  Holyoke Housing Authority plans progress to build new housing in South Holyoke, they need your input. Please follow the link below for a short survey that will help them move our plans...

Posted on October 9, 2019 in News
Sep 24
Holyoke Conservation Commission

Conservation Commission September 26, 2019 20 Korean Veterans’ Plaza 4th Floor Conference Room  6:15 PM 1.Continued Business A)Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0277  Applicant: Crossroads Realty Holdings, LLC Representative: R. Levesque Associates, Inc....

Posted on September 24, 2019 in News
Sep 20
First Annual Indigenous Peoples Celebration

The Greater Holyoke Council for Human Understanding will hold its first annual Indigenous Peoples Celebration honoring the history, culture, and contributions of local indigenous communities. The event will be a collaboration with...

Posted on September 20, 2019 in Events, Featured
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
Sep 12
Freight Farms Apprenticeships

For more information visit Holyoke Community College- Freight Farms Are you interested in growing more food in Holyoke? Are you curious about hydroponics? We are offering several paid apprenticeships positions for Holyoke...

Posted on September 12, 2019 in News
Sep 06
Holyoke Receives $750,000 to Support Preschool Access

The Holyoke Public Schools has been awarded a $750,000 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI) Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  The funding for Fiscal Year 2020 will be...

Posted on September 6, 2019 in News
Sep 04
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health urges residents throughout the Commonwealth to continue to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites

  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) are urging residents throughout the Commonwealth to continue to take personal precautions to prevent mosquito bites...

Posted on September 4, 2019 in News
Sep 03
Holyoke Taxpayer Assoc. / Chamber of Commerce Presentation: Funding Holyoke Schools

From: Holyoke Taxpayers Association, Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee of Chamber of Commerce Please join the three groups listed by attending a presentation at the Holyoke Senior Center designed...

Posted on September 3, 2019 in News
Aug 22
Mayor Alex Morse welcomes hundreds of new jobs from Amazon Distribution Center in Holyoke

Mayor Alex Morse welcomes hundreds of new jobs from Amazon Distribution Center in Holyoke Holyoke will be the site of a new distribution center run by Amazon, one of the largest retailers...

Posted on August 22, 2019 in News
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
Jul 31
8/23 UPDATE-Work on Downtown Holyoke Streets and Bridges  

Dwight Heritage and Front Streets Project Gagliarducci Construction will be making modifications to the water main in front of the Children’s Museum on Monday and when this work is ongoing, travel will...

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 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 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