Letter to the Editor

Published in the Springfield Republican on September 18, 2012 (click here for link)

By Jacqueline Watson, Holyoke Redevelopment Authority Board Member & Vice Chair

I have lived in Holyoke for over 45 years.  I remember the hustle and bustle of thriving businesses on downtown’s High Street and Main Streets.  Apartment blocks were full, home ownership at its peak.  However, like everywhere else, times and technology started to change.  Malls emerged, manufacturers moved ...

Continue Reading →