from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Massachusetts on the Connecticut River north of Springfield. Settled in 1745, it is a manufacturing center specializing in paper products. Population: 39,800.


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  • HOLYOKE - Firefighters are at the scene of a house fire at 1144 Hampden St. in Holyoke, attempting to extinguish an early morning blaze.

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  • HOLYOKE - A motor vehicle stop by police at Cabot and South Canal streets Monday afternoon yielded the arrests of a Holyoke man and an Amherst man on heroin charges.

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  • HOLYOKE - The housing authorities for Holyoke and Greenfield recently received federal grants aimed at helping residents improve their work skills and obtain a job.

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  • HOLYOKE - Holyoke police, responding to a report of three suspects spray-painting stop signs Monday night at Brown Avenue and Laurel Street, arrested two of them for armed robbery.

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  • HOLYOKE - Holyoke police, executing a search warrant at a Hampden Street dwelling Monday afternoon, arrested two residents for trafficking cocaine and heroin.

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  • HOLYOKE - A second man arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Holyoke man Aug. 9 remained under guard at Springfield hospital Saturday after attempting suicide, police said.

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  • HOLYOKE - U.S. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of S.aff, came to Holyoke Thursday to receive an award from a Northampton-based veterans support organization for helping homeless veterans, but Mullen said, it's that group, S.ldier On, that deserves the praise.

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  • HOLYOKE - A street stop, conducted by Holyoke police outside a West Street apartment Thursday night, yielded the arrest of three suspects and large quantities of heroin and cocaine.

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  • Whiting was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on July 20, 1864 into one of those families of Yankee industrialists who were the mainstays of the pre-WWII Republican Party.

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  • DANIEL ROSS AND ANGEL ORTIZ with two interested participants at the farm in Holyoke

    A Papaya Grows in Holyoke


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