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Historic Preservation means business

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation released a new report that establishes historic preservation’s substantial contributions to economic activity and recommends a course of action for better understanding those contributions. The report proposes new approaches to five economic measures of … Continue reading

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Historic Church Threatened

The Mater Dolorosa Church on Lyman St has been closed  by the Catholic church. A year ago the Church said that the steeple was in need of immediate costly repairs. A recent engineering report says that the building is structurally … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Historic Restoration Workshops

The Holyoke Restoration Guild and Gateway City Arts are working to schedule Fall workshops on various aspects of historic restoration. The workshops will take place in Oct and Nov. 2012 . Dates to be announced. Let us know if some … Continue reading

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Looking for Writers, Historians and enthusiasts

Hallo, we are looking for people who are passionate about Holyoke’s history and like to share stories or old pictures on our website or blog.Also anyone who likes to research history and help us to gather information about specific projects … Continue reading

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