City Hall is now open to the public.

For the latest information about  COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Recovery, click here to visit our dedicated page.

Click here for a dashboard developed to provide information on case counts, mortality, and testing.

Effective September 7, 2021, face masks or cloth face coverings will be required for employees and visitors entering all municipal buildings

Bulk and Yard Waste Facilities

The bulk and yard waste facilities are closed at this time.

Curbside trash, recycling, and yard waste pick up will continue.

City Council Virtual Meetings

City Council is hosting virtual meetings with public access. These meetings are streamed online at and on cable channel 15.

City Council meeting schedule and agendas.

City Hall

City Hall and City Hall Annex are closed to all public visitors.

Members of the public seeking City Hall assistance are asked to contact (by phone or email) departments with requests. The City offers many of its services online and can fulfill many requests petitioned via phone call or email. Use this website to navigate to the Department you seek to connect with for more information.

Holyoke Public Library

The Holyoke Public library is closed.

Many library resources can be accessed online by visiting:

Holyoke Senior Center

Holyoke Senior Center is closed.


Community Field and all playgrounds are closed. The public is advised not to utilize interactive equipment at the parks including the skate park and outdoor gym at Pulaski Park.

Police will be enforcing social distancing at parks. Groups of more than 10 people will be asked to disperse.

Social distancing and reservoir guidelines must be followed if visiting the Ashley or Whiting St. Reservoirs.

Gatherings or permitted events of more than 10 people are not allowed at the Ashley or Whiting St. Reservoirs until further notice.

Sanitary facilities will not be available at this time.


Most RMVs are appointment – only or closed but offering online and other alternatives. View updates and full information regarding RMVs in Massachusetts here:


As per State Order, all school – public and private – are closed until May 4th.

What does the State consider essential services?

The Massachusetts list of approved essential services can be found here:

What’s open in Massachusetts Phase 1

We are in PHASE 1: START

Opened May 18:

Opened May 25


Wistariahurst facilities and grounds are closed to the public.

Local history resources, virtual experiences, and at-home activities for parents are being added to their website daily at

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