We’ve been reporting all week about Holyoke, Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse’s change in position on a casino in the city.
Holyoke, Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse’s announcement that he would consider a casino development in the city adds another player to the competition for the siting of a casino in western Massachus
State, local, academic, and private sector officials gathered to formally open the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke Friday.
Among a small crowd of new lawmakers in Boston come January will be Holyoke City Councilor Aaron Vega, Hampden County’s newest 5th District State Representative.
A study released earlier this month by the Springfield Institute, shows that people of color in Holyoke, Massachusetts are turning out at the polls in slowly increasing numbers, but that a wide vot
Massachusetts and federal lawmakers were in Holyoke Monday to highlight plans to build a train platform, the latest in a series of projects aimed at revitalizing Holyoke’s downtown.
The city of Holyoke has announced its choice today for its new Creative Economy Industry Coordinator.
It’s been more than two years since the Massachusetts Department of Transportation secured $73 million in federal stimulus funds to speed up North-South Amtrak service in Western Massachusetts.
The mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts is standing by a newly established needle exchange in the city, after the city council president complained the program was not legally enacted
A Holyoke, Massachusetts citizens group is announcing support for a state-wide effort to shutter all three coal-fired power stations in Massachusetts, including the Mount Tom Power Plant in the cit
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal visited Holyoke Friday and held a forum for Latino business leaders.
Holyoke, Massachusetts is in some ways a poor city, with a third of its residents living below the poverty line. It's also a city of possibility, with new economic and cultural development efforts underway, particularly in its historic canal district. And now, a potential Hard Rock casino development is in the mix too. Holyoke voters will face clear choices about the city's future when they vote for mayor next week.
After months of lobbying, speculation and debate, the Massachusetts Senate voted last week to approve a bill that authorizes a casino in Western Massachusetts and two others in different parts of the state. Now a joint legislative committee will have to draft a final bill to send to the governor, but towns are already competing and evaluating the possibilities for a resort-style casino.
Holyoke, Massachusetts’ City Council has rejected a proposal to increase sewer fees by 139 percent. The unanimous vote came on the same day the city agreed to pay a $36,000 fine because overflows from its sewer system continue to spill into the Connecticut River.
A University of Massachusetts professor is trying to find a way to save a building in downtown Holyoke from the wrecking ball. The building, known as the Skinner Coffee House, is just a few blocks away from another building that partially collapsed during demolition. A man on the demolition crew was killed. Holyoke mayor Michael Sullivan says he doesn’t want to leave the Skinner Coffee House standing much longer without renovation. The building started as a Hotel in the 1880s.