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Reports suggests new uses for historic train station

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Although it sits mostly unused today the city’s former train station could have a bright future with another use. That’s the conclusion of a recently released report developed for the city’s Redevelopment Authority.    Marcos Marrero, the executive director o...
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Art sale to raise funds for Harmony House

By Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Ruth Willemain has donated her exquisite African art collection to raise funds for Harmony House of Western Massachusetts, a project she hopes comes to fruition within the next year. “We haven’t found a location yet but I’m still hopeful,” she said during a recent interview with <s...
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New liquor licenses are designed to spur development

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The 13 new liquor licenses created by a bill passed by the Legislature and Gov. Deval Patrick will be the same in some regards, but different in one key way: they won’t be able to be transferred or sold. Rory Casey, chief of staff for Mayor Alex Morse, explained to <span style="fon...
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Hawks Over Holyoke provides close up views

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – This weekend, Heritage State Park will showcase some of the most talented pilots as it celebrates the Hawks Over Holyoke event. The event publicizes annual migration of the hawks and will take place at the park, 221 Appleton St., on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two shows, “Eyes ...
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McLeary Manor aims for holiday opening

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Karen Blanchard of Providence Ministries for the Needy is “hopeful” that the new McCleary Manor, a sober living, single room occupancy (SRO) ministry will open by the holiday season.“We are hoping volunteer teams will be willing to do a day of service to help us with cleaning and p...
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