Massachusetts education officials today will start a several day visit at Holyoke’s public schools. Students there have been underperforming on standardized tests for years. This week’s observations will help the state determine whether to put the district in receivership.
Voters in Holyoke, Massachusetts go to the polls Tuesday to make a pick for mayor. The vote will narrow a field of five candidates to two.
As western Massachusetts continues digging out from the historic weekend storm that dumped as much as two feet in the area, clean-up efforts in some communities appear to have fared better than oth
Holyoke, Massachusetts’ Mayor Alex Morse has reversed course again and is now halting all casino development plans in the city.
Tuesday night, in its first meeting since Mayor Alex Morse announced he will consider casino proposals, the Holyoke, Massachusetts city council primarily focused on the casino debate.
Holyoke, Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse sent a public letter to mayors and town managers of nine municipalities Tuesday inviting them to meet with him about regional impacts of a casino in Holyoke
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.