Archive for the 'Government' Category

Soot Drenches Holyoke

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off on Soot Drenches Holyoke

Tuesday Mail Service Cut to One Delivery

February 7th, 2013 | Comments Off on Tuesday Mail Service Cut to One Delivery

French “Model Cities” In Holyoke and Chicopee

January 10th, 2012 | Comments Off on French “Model Cities” In Holyoke and Chicopee

Charge War Tax Violation

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Taxing of Motor Boats

September 11th, 2009 | Comments Off on Taxing of Motor Boats


Suggested Holyoke Books

Mountain Park -- The Holyoke destination we all loved.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College, Postcard History by Donna Albino. Many Holyoke women have attended Mount Holyoke. Author also maintains an amazing MHC website based upon her personal collection.

Holyoke - Chicopee, A Perspective

Holyoke-Chicopee: A Perspective, by Ella Merkel DiCarlo. DiCarlo, a former Transcript columnist offers a fascinating compilation of her essays. Published in 1982, this out-of-print book is worth looking for in the aftermarket.


Holyoke, by Craig Della Penna. The first Holyoke book in the Arcadia series, published in 1997.

Belle Skinner Collection

Belle Skinner Collection, by Ruth Isabel Skinner. Published in 1933, this book is long out of print but copies are still available in the aftermarket.

Mitch Epstein: Family Business

Mitch Epstein: Family Business Published in 2003, available in the aftermarket. Epstein's furniture.