Archive for the 'public health' Category

Holyoke Needs Regulation Of Its Ash Chutes

February 7th, 2013 | Comments Off on Holyoke Needs Regulation Of Its Ash Chutes

Health Board Orders Probe

February 27th, 2012 | Comments Off on Health Board Orders Probe

The Ashley Ponds Bill

June 14th, 2010 | Comments Off on The Ashley Ponds Bill

Uroglena Comes to Town

May 13th, 2010 | Comments Off on Uroglena Comes to Town

Too Cold for Street Sprinkling

April 21st, 2010 | Comments Off on Too Cold for Street Sprinkling


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.