1. Holyoke ideas for reuse of former coal plant include mixed-use with community ownership, natural gas provider

    Holyoke ideas for reuse of former coal plant include mixed-use with community ownership, natural gas provider

    Among ideas pitched to reuse the closed Mount Tom Power Station on Route 5 Wednesday (Dec. 3) were to sell it to the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department to run as a natural-gas provider or to make it a mixed-use site. Whatever happens, a decision is perhaps years away, a consultant told a gathering of about 60 people at the Holyoke Transportation Center, 206 Maple St. "We like to look at things through a lense of possibilities and then try to figure out how you might actually do it," said Kevin Hively, founder of Ninigret Partners, an economic development consultant ...

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