Why Holyoke should vote down the 2 1/2 Override

There's a Better Way For Holyoke

Please vote NO on Question 1 on Nov. 5th



September 1, 2019
Holyoke searches for affordable path to newer, better schools (Editorial)

August 30, 2019
Holyoke City Council committee denies residentís nonbinding ballot question on proposed middle schools

August 28, 2019
State awards $73.2M for Holyoke middle school construction; Proposition 2Ĺ override vote looms

June 13, 2019
Holyoke City Council approves Proposition 2 1/2 override ballot question; middle schools remain in play

May 23, 2019
Holyoke city councilor proposes building 1 middle school instead of 2

April 26, 2019
Holyoke committee tables Proposition 2 Ĺ override question as Holyoke Mall cites potential hardship

Related news - The Holyoke Mall is the City's biggest taxpayer. They must remain vibrant and solvent to provide that level of financial support for Holyoke. Malls everywhere are struggling as it is:

Dead Mall Stories

Berkshire Mallís new owner Durga Property Holdings Inc. reportedly misses first tax payment to Lanesborough, owes $92,000

Berkshire Mall sold for $1M; new owner has mixed track record

Silver City Galleria mall sold at auction [PDF]

Shopping mall sells for just $100 [PDF]

Ballot Question Forum
  • Host: The Holyoke Taxpayers Association
  • Location: Holyoke Senior Center
  • Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., doors open at 6
Be there!