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Blue Sox welcome 2016 alumnus as new head coach

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

­­­HOLYOKE – The Valley Blue Sox will have a new head coach at the helm when they return for the 2021 season. ...
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Vega takes over as director of planning and economic development

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – After almost a decade serving as the representative for the 5th Hampden District, former Rep. Aaron Vega is taking on a new role in the City of Holyoke. ...
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Redevelopment of South Holyoke housing project set to break ground

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The affordable housing and the redevelopment of South Holyoke has been underway for several years now....
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HCC focusing on flexibility, equity moving forward

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – As the oldest two-year college in Massachusetts, Holyoke Community College has changed since its founding in 1946....
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Holyoke Cannabis opens doors for recreational marijuana sales

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Western Massachusetts residents will now have another option when deciding where to buy their recreational marijuana. ...
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Wistariahurst to host virtual wine tasting fundraiser

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The Wistariahurst Museum is continuing their tradition of an annual wine fundraiser despite gathering restrictions. ...
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School Committee discusses MCAS, return to classroom

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The Holyoke School Committee met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 8, where they discussed a variety of topics including students’ return to in-person learning, food access for the community and MCAS testing. ...
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Victory Theater celebrates birthday as it prepares to reopen

Miasha Lee

HOLYOKE – On Dec. 31, 2020, the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts (MIFA) had a virtual event celebrating the Victory Theater’s 100th birthday of its construction....
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Baker asks Legislature to approve $400 million to Soldiers’ Home

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

BOSTON – On Feb 11 Gov. Charles Baker filed a bill asking the Legislature to approve a bill allocating a $400 million bond to construct a new Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke, and has asked the General Court to move swiftly in order to meet a federal funding deadline....
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