As lawmakers begin vetting Governor Charlie Baker’s MBTA overhaul proposal, the House today dig’s into nearly 1,100 amendments proposed to the $38 billion House Ways and Means Committee fiscal 2016 budget.
Next week, a state board will be in Holyoke to assess whether Massachusetts should take control of the city’s public schools. The only other school district in the state currently in receivership is Lawrence.
The city’s superintendent says he now supports a state takeover of the school district, which disappoints teachers’ union president Gus Morales
Ahead of a possible state takeover of the Holyoke public schools, the city’s superintendent says he’s personally not opposed to state control.
About three dozen Holyoke, Massachusetts, residents turned out Wednesday night to discuss what to do with the now-closed Mount Tom Power Station.
Mayor Alex Morse signed an order this week that requires city police not to hold undocumented immigrants longer than regular citizens.
As the Child Welfare League released a report critical of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, a group of social workers picketed the agency’s Holyoke office Wednesday.
After witnessing some spectator disruptions, Councilor Jim Leahy created a sign to be posted at ball fields across Holyoke.
A middle school social worker in Holyoke has created a replica of a Puerto Rican rainforest in his classroom — and found the effects to be as much therapeutic as educational.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will hold a special City Council meeting on the city’s troubled Geriatric Authority tonight as he seeks state control of the nursing home.
U.S Senator Ed Markey appeared in Holyoke alongside other public officials, law enforcement, and health care providers to discuss what he calls an opiate “overdose epidemic.”
Parents and teachers in Holyoke, Massachusetts say so-called “data walls” result in public humiliation of students.
Holyoke will receive $250,000 to help link the Latino population with the city’s so-called “innovation economy.” The Boston branch of the Federal Reserve announced the award today, part of a
By the end of this month, Massachusetts will give out the first ever licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, up to 35 in all. This follows a ballot measure approved by voters in 2012.
The Holyoke YMCA is now free to demolish an historic mansion across the street from its building.