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Medal Of Honor Recipients Visit With Soldiers’ Home In Chelsea And Holyoke Residents 

9/08/2021 Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services

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Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke Receives Accreditation from Joint Commission 

8/06/2021 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

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Baker-Polito Administration Re-Files Bill to Honor Veterans Lost to Service-Related Illness 

5/28/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Presented to Families, Medal Would Recognize PTSD and Other Service-Related Injuries and Illnesses

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Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Support Military Families Transferring to Massachusetts 

2/17/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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Baker Polito Administration Files $400 Million Bond Bill for Capital Project to Rebuild Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke 

2/11/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

$400 Million Bond Bill Needed to Advance Expedited Capital Project to Meet April Deadline

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Senior Leaders at Department of Veterans’ Services and Soldiers’ Homes in Chelsea and Holyoke  

12/10/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Assistant Secretary of Veterans’ Homes, new senior leaders at Soldiers’ Homes named

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Baker-Polito Administration Appoints Cheryl Lussier Poppe Secretary of Veterans’ Services 

10/15/2020 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Retired Massachusetts National Guard Colonel has served as DVS Acting Secretary since June, previously held leadership positions at Soldiers’ Homes in Chelsea and Holyoke

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Rapid Planning Phase of Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke Expedited Capital Project Begins 

8/17/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Engineering firm Payette begins Rapid Planning Phase, engaging stakeholders to inform project roadmap

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Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemeteries Resume Military Committal Services  

6/29/2020 Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services

Military Committal Services, paused for public health in March, include Folding of the Flag, Taps, Firing Volley

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Independent Investigation Examining the Tragedy at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home Released 

6/24/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Memorial Day with Virtual Ceremony 

5/25/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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Locations across Massachusetts to Honor Purple Heart Day  

8/07/2019 Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services

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Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Awarded $100 Million to Replace Long Term Care Facility 

6/14/2019 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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