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Holyoke

(hō`lē-ōk', hōl`yōk), city (1990 pop. 43,704), Hampden co., S central Mass., on the Connecticut River; settled 1745, inc. 1873. Formerly a major papermilling center, the city has varied manufactures including printed materials, medical supplies, envelopes, metal products, electronic goods, and chemicals. Mt. Holyoke College and a U.S. air force base are nearby.

Holyoke

 

a city in the northeastern USA, in the state of Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River; a northern suburb of Springfield. Population, 46,000 (1975). Holyoke’s industry is represented by machine building (including turbines and other power equipment) and the production of paper and chemicals. There are also enterprises of light industry. The city has a hydroelectric power plant on the Connecticut River.

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United States-based Scuderi Clean Energy LLC has formally started phase one of its Clean Energy project called Holyoke #1 situated on Quantum Properties in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission will develop a green infrastructure plan for Day Brook in Holyoke to reduce stormwater flow into the brook and resulting combined sewer overflow discharges into the Connecticut River.
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Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) said that it is closing its branch in the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside.
This is a great milestone for our company's presence in the Holyoke community.
The Mount Holyoke Archives and Special Collections holds an impressive collection of historic valentines - many of which were created by Esther Howland (1828-1904), a native of Worcester, Massachusetts and a Mount Holyoke alumna credited with having established the commercial valentine industry in the United States.
Unfortunately, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remained constant at about 3,440 cases per 100,000 among Holyoke girls; they dropped slightly among Springfield girls from a high of 5,280 cases per 100,000 in 2005 to 4,717 per 100,000 in 2008, when the study period ended.
At an open meeting, a business owner on Cabot Street in Holyoke said the last time the bridge closed for repairs, it cost him business.
In writing about the history of science at Mount Holyoke, Miriam R.
Bookseller Borders Inc has announced that it is to open a 24,540 square foot store in Holyoke Mall in Holyoke, Massachusetts in November this year.
Holyoke dance department, she had a performance career in Paris and New York, then enrolled in workshops with Pilobolus co-director Jonathan Wolken.
He died on May 13, 2006, at the age of 89 in South Hadley, Massachusetts, in the same house on the edge of the Mount Holyoke College campus where he and his family had lived since he started teaching at the College.