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May 10
Chamber Cup Golf Tournament 2018 – 50th Anniversary
Chamber Cup Golf Tournament 2018 – 50th Anniversary

Join the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate our 50th Golf Tournament! *New* this year: open bar, a nice, breathable golf shirt, hundreds of dollars worth of door prizes and...

Posted on May 10, 2018 in Events, Featured
May 08
Mayor Morse Names Caprain Manuel Febo Holoke’s Next Chief of Police
Mayor Morse Names Caprain Manuel Febo Holoke’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
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 30
SPARK Tank
SPARK Tank

We are excited to announce and invite you to our first ever annual fundraiser, SPARK Tank! Like the popular entrepreneurship TV series, this unique fundraising event will feature local SPARK startups pitching...

Posted on April 30, 2018 in Events, Featured
Apr 27
The Holyoke Brick Race
The Holyoke Brick Race

Holyoke will host the 7th annual Great Holyoke Brick Race – the only race of its kind in the world! As the name implies, a “Brick Race” involves designing and building a...

Posted on April 27, 2018 in Events, Featured
Apr 25
Urban Garden in a Box
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
Apr 24
Notice to Holyoke Residents-Road Paving
Notice to Holyoke Residents-Road Paving

ROAD PAVING NOTICE:The Holyoke DPW will be milling and paving the following streets in the near future:Lawler StreetUpland StreetView StreetHoly Family RoadMeadowbrook RoadWhitney Avenue – from Lower Westfield Road to Homestead Avenue.Cherry...

Posted on April 24, 2018 in News
Apr 18
Holyoke Innovation Week April 22nd-29th
Holyoke Innovation Week April 22nd-29th

The Holyoke Innovation District Task Force is celebrating the fifth full year of joint work in the community by launching and inviting everyone from the city and beyond to Holyoke Innovation Week....

Posted on April 18, 2018 in News
Apr 15
Arbor Day Ceremony
Arbor Day Ceremony

The Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department, City Forester John Twohig, and the prestigious emcee of the day, State Representative Aaron Vega cordially invites the public to attend the City of Holyoke’s Annual...

Posted on April 15, 2018 in News
Apr 13
HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute Grand Opening
HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute Grand Opening

Celebration guests had the opportunity to tour the kitchens and classrooms in the 20,000 square-foot space and sample culinary creations prepared by HCC Culinary Arts students. The $6.43 million facility has been open...

Posted on April 13, 2018 in News
Apr 08
Household Hazard Waste Collection Schedule
Household Hazard Waste Collection Schedule

Holyoke DPW Announces Opening of Yard Waste Facility and Dates for 2018 Hazardous Waste Drop-Off. The City of Holyoke Department of Public Works is pleased to announce the Holyoke Yard Waste Facility,...

Posted on April 8, 2018 in News
Apr 05
Juan Anderson-Burgos
Juan Anderson-Burgos

      Email: j.andersonburgos@gmail.com  

Posted on April 5, 2018 in News
Apr 05
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Apr 04
Grand Opening of Culinary Arts Institute
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
#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