City of Holyoke PLUS

Open Issues: 620 Closed Issues: 1,399 Acknowledged Issues: 288
  • 214 Pine St Holyoke, Massachusetts - Holyoke
    This building (and 211 Walnut St) has changed status from regular multifamily residential to providing emergency shelter and services inside the building in an office. In a community meeting, the building owner said that there is not a wired fire alarm, but regular battery operated alarms. This is very concerning to me as a neighbor because it is so close to other houses and could cause serious damage if it burns. And, I'm worried about the people being housed in these buildings who don't have a choice because they have been placed there. At least the hotels had sprinklers! His other building on Main St. burned down and people died-- I'm afraid of something like that happening here, especially when there are no wired fire alarms at this one. Also, is it a new use of the building for the non-profit to provide services there and maintain an office in it? Wouldn't that be commercial? The non-profit occupying it also indicated that there are multiple families (previously strangers) housed together in the apartments in some cases. Is that not considered a boarding house? I tried to address these issues with my city councilor, but it's a complicated issue that I haven't been able to get answers about. So, I'm posting it here in hopes that the fire dept can look into the situation and perhaps require the building owner to do some upgrades to be able to have these new types of uses of the building. Thank you.
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    Fairfield Ave Holyoke, Massachusetts - Holyoke
    illegal rooming house,
    seems one house on street, must be renting rooms, just look for all the cars infront.
    no way can be legal
  • 83 Newton St Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Renting house by room and the house isnt even up to code in any matters. Even the basement is rented. A lot of crack heads living there. You can find even stolen property inside that house. The owner lives houses down and dont even care he only want the money.
  • 348-398 W Franklin St Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Falling rock wall,
    Looks much worse in person. And now looks like it's further out and cracks are bigger. Protrudes over half the side walk on the verge of falling over. Second time reported never heard back from the first time.
  • 1754 Northampton St Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Rock wall is leaning over sidewalk. It appears it could far onto walker at any point. Shows signs of large cracks. Appears to be very unsafe for pedestrians. Wall is on south side of West Franklin at Northampton St.
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    41 Bray Park Drive Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Fence is being placed on curb and homeowners state that it is to keep an aggressive German shepherd dog within the property. Can you please review if this is to code and fits the specifications? Thank you!
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    60 Taylor St Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Building at 58 Taylor St. is falling down mold inside building. Staging has been set up in driveway for four years.
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    515 Dwight Street Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    This is the exit of the Ernest Proulx Municipal Parking Facility. The concrete literally had deteriorated to the point where it is missing and you can see below to the basement level. Not only is this a hazard to pedestrians, but also to vehicles and occupants as well.
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    194 Apremont Hwy Holyoke 01040, United States - Holyoke
    Automotive mechanical and body work being done on wetlands.
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    36 Martin St Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Recently put up a six foot fence along front of property on Martin St. Hard to believe a permit was issued. It goes against fence regulations.
  • 303-305 Elm Street Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Free city parkng lot. needs cleaning.
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    495 Appleton Street Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Stairs to 3rd floor apartment - no railing, no lighting, and exposed electrical outlet