Pioneer Valley
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Archives - Media Releases

2014

March

West Springfield Residents Invited to Comment on Proposed Improvements for the Merrick and Memorial Neighborhoods

Town of Wilbraham Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Engagement Event Slated

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Belchertown's Lampson Brook Farm Area Receives Planning Technical Assistance Award

Regional Data Website Launched for the Pioneer Valley

February

Implementation Underway for "Our Next Future" Pioneer Valley Regional Action Plan

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

 

2013

December

PVPC Housing Plan, Planner Honored

Model Medical Marijuana Bylaw to be Presented

Clean Energy Community Forum Scheduled for December 9

November

Opening of New Springfield Bike Lane

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein to Speak at Housing Forum November 13

October

New Regional Housing Plan to be Discussed at November 13 Forum

Pioneer Valley Housing Workshop Scheduled

Clean Energy Community Forum Scheduled for October 16

Citizen Planner Training Collaborative Workshops Scheduled

Upcoming Workshop Will Show Homeowners and Businesses How to Soak Up the Rain

September

2013 Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report and Brochure Available from PVPC

Hampden County Shared Public Health Nurse Assistance Program Announced

Car Free Week in the Pioneer Valley

August

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

July

2013 State of the People Report Receives National Award

Ware Open Space and Recreation Survey Deadline Extended

June

PVPC Announces New Staff Additions

Nationally Known Walkable Urban Developer to Give Free Public Talk

Regional Leadership to be Honored at PVPC's 51st Annual Meeting

Registration Still Open for Green Infrastructure Workshop

May

State of the Region Conference to Examine New England's Knowledge Corridor

Volunteers Still Needed for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

Green Infrastructure Workshop Scheduled

Bay State Bike Week Scheduled for May 11-19

Draft 2013 Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report Available for 30-Day Public Review and Comment

April

Deadline Extended for Springfield Fair Housing Barriers Survey

Springfield Fair Housing Analysis Update Underway

Brownfields Site Assessment Assistance Available

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

February

Town of Holland to Present Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan at Public Forum

Southampton Master Plan Open House Scheduled

Draft Region Action Plans for Public Review

January

Call for Nominations: Barnes Aquifer Green Awards

2012

December

New PVPC Data Digest Examines Community Preservation Act Impacts

Top 100 High Crash Intersection in the Pioneer Valley Region (2007-2009) Draft Report Available

November

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

PVPC Regional Roundtable to Focus on Solid Waste Management

Pioneer Valley Conservation Compact Program Seeks Members

October

Hatfield Planning Board to Solicit Input on Master Plan Update

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Lands Protected Along Scenic Connecticut River Byway

Citizen Planner Training Collaborative Workshop Schedule

September

Leadership Pioneer Valley Announces 40 Members of 2012-13 Class

PVPC to Host Information Session on Public Health Service Delivery

2012 Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report and Brochure Available from PVPC

Govenor Patrick Proclaims September Emergency Preparedness Month in Massachusetts

Russell Citizens Invited to Discuss Potential Rezoning of Woronoco

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

May

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Tornado Recovery Planning Workshop: Options for Moving Forward

Draft 2012 CEDS

Look Park to Host Lawnathon Festival

Southwick Open Space and Recreation Plan Survey

Bay State Bike Week

April

Open Space, Neighborhoods, and Walkability: Tornado Recovery Planning Workshop #2 to Address Monson’s Future

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

March

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Downtown Chicopee Business Marketing Workshop Scheduled

Five Local Parks to Implement Organic Lawn Care Practices

Wistariahurst Museum to Host Organic Lawn Care Workshop

February

Tornado Recovery Visioning Workshops Will Address Monson's Future

November

Goshen Opne Space Plan Available for Public Review

October

Connecticut River Bi-state Partnership Created

Hazard Mitigation Plans under Development for Pioneer Valley Municipalities

Chicopee Brownfields Planning Forum Schedule

2011 Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report and Brochure available from PVPC

September

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Area Regional Planning Agencies Award Small Grants for Connecticut River Improvements

Chicopee River Stormwater project to be Introduced at Kickoff Event

South Hadley Citizens to Discuss Route 47 Corridor

Hadley Citizens Invited to Discuss Route 47 Corridor

August

Clean-up of Connecticut River Hits Important Milestones

Area Vendors Offer Regional Trails Maps

July

Public Review Underway for Regional Plans

Holyoke's Stormwayer Rebate Program Offers Rain Barrels to City Residents

June

Regional Leaders to be Honored at PVPC's 49th Annual Meeting

Williamsburg to Host Visioning Forum for Village Centers

May

GPS Mapping Workshop to be Held for Municipal Officials

Bay State Bike Week, May 14-22

April

New Pioneer Valley Trails Map Now Available

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

March

PVPC's Tim Brennan to Receive Difference Makers Award

Organic Waste Study Completed for Central Pioneer Valley Area

Western Mass Casino Task Force Supports Senator Brewer's Call for "An Independent Analysis of Expanded Gaming."

Brownfields Planning Project to Begin in Chicopee

Open Information Sessions on Energy Efficient Building Code

Southampton Residents to Discuss Areas for Future Growth

February

Design Public Hearing Scheduled for Connecticut Riverwalk

Small Grants for Connecticut River Improvement Available

Energy Incentives Fact Sheets Now Available for Property Owners

January

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Municipal Aid Forum to Feature Boston Fed Study

Ludlow Residents to Discuss Smart Growth Zoning

Title Research Completed by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission on Five Dams in Hampshire and Hampden Counties

December

Comparative Health Services Study Completed

Hatfield Town Center Summary Report Completed

Ludlow Planners to Discuss Smart Growth Zoning

Emergency Response Maps of Holyoke to be Presented

 

November

Route 32 Corridor Study Results to be Presented

 

October

Monson Approves By-Right Solar Generation

Affordable Housing Strategies Workshop Scheduled

PVPC Lands $4.2 Million HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant

PVPC to Co-Host Design Strategies Workshop Featuring Randall Arendt

PVPC to Offer Free Web GIS Training for Municipal Officials

 

September

Willimasburg Open Space and Recreation Plan Public Meeting Scheduled

2010 Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report and Brochure Available from PVPC

National Groudwater Awareness Day Supported by Barnes Aquifer Protection Advisory Committee

Third Public Meeting on Upper Bondsville Dam to Focus on Consultant's Findings

 

August

Hatfield Residents Invited to Re-Think Town Center

 

June 2010

PVPC Launches New Planning and Design Services

Home Foreclosures Report to be Released at Breakfast Forum

Property Owners Receive Stormwater Management Offer

Invitation for Public participation in the Pioneer Valley Virtual Commuter Survey

PVPC Staff Member Completes Emergency Planning Training

Public Input Sought on Westfield Open Space Plan (REVISED)

Ludlow Master Plan Assessment to be Presented

Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring Underway

Regional Leaders to be Honored at PVPC's 48th Annual Meeting

 

May 2010

Eleventh Annual Bike Commute Week Scheduled for May 15-23

 

April 2010

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

Public Meetings Scheduled for Regional Transportation plan

Get Green, Save Green with New Interactive Inline Tool

PVPC Announces Staff Addition, Appointment

Lawn Webinar Scheduled

Visioning Workshops Will Address Southampton's Future

Local Housing Trust Workshop Schedules

 

March 2010

Milone & MacBroom Selected for Upper Bondsville Dam Investigation

PVPC Planner Receives Transportation Award

Public Viewing and Voting for Smart Growth Competition Submissions

Community Survey Will Shape Southampton's Future

Energy Efficiency Funding Will Support Clean Energy Plan

Free Organic Lawn Care Workshop Scheduled

 

February 2010

PVPC Historic Preservation Planner Nominated

New Data Digest on the Aging Workforce, Census Information to be Highlighted at PVPC Meeting

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

 

December 2009

PVPC Executive Director Recognized

Deadline for Entries for Smarth Growth Design and Reuse Competition

PVPC Announces Staff Promotion

 

November 2009

Corridor Management Plan for Jacob's Ladder Trail Scenic Byway Open for Public Review and Comment

 

October 2009

Western Massachusetts Casino Task Force Presents Concerns on Gambling Legislation to State Legislature

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans Public Comment Period

PVPC Investigating Need for Regional Services for Dams

Connecticut River Byway Named First National Scenic Byway in Massachusetts

 

September 2009

Valley Development Council Launches Smart Growth Design and Reuse Competition

Community Inteerviews Scheduled for Longmeadow Housing Plan

Community Survey Will Shape Ludlow's Future

Regional Leaders Rally to Kick Off 2010 Census Preparation Efforts in the
Pioneer Valley

Public Meeting Will Focus on Upper Bondsville Dam

Public Forum to Discuss Plan for Route 112 Scenic Byway

Plan for Progress Update Released

 

August 2009

Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring Project Launches New Website

Pet owners Can Protect Pets and Water Quality

Valley Vision Green Tips Campaign

"Westfield Rediscovered" Opening Reception to Future Re-thinking Downtown Westfield Report

 

July 2009

PVPC Receives NADO Innovation Award

Regional Energy Auditing and Building Efficiency Services Available

Ludlow Residents Comment on Positive, Negative Aspects of Community

Census 2010 Preparation Efforts Ramp Up with New Regional Committe

 

June 2009

PVPC Announces Staff Promotion

Community Interviews Scheduled for Ludlow Master Plan

PVPC to Hold 47th Annual Meeting

 

May 2009

Energy Initiative Informational Meetings and Free Technical Assistance

Gearing Up for 2010 Census Counts in the Pioneer Valley

Master Plan Will Help Shape Ludlow's Future

Public Meetings Planned for Knowledge Corridor Rail Study

Tenth Annual Bike Commute Week Scheduled for May 9-16

 

April 2009

South Hadley Offering Stormwater Management Incentive Program

Design Workshops Will Re-Think Downtown Westfield

Funds Available for Stormwater Management in Holland

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Quality Monitoring

 

March 2009

Private Wells in Westfield, Southampton Affected by Winter Road Salting

Knowledge Corridor passenger Rail Study

 

February 2009

Connecticut River Cleanup Committee Announces Mini- Grants for Schools for Stormwater Pollution Projects

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Citizen Planner Training Collaborative (CPTC) 8th Annual Conference

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans Public Comment Period

 

January 2009

Connecticut River Byway Grant Awarded, Designation Sought

Public Forum to Discuss Plan for Route 112 Scenic Byway

 

December 2008

PVPC Staff Member Completes Emergency Planning Course

 

November 2008

PVPC Announces New Staff Additions

PVPC Announces New Staff Additions

Citizen Planner Training Collaborative Workshop Scheduled.

 

October 2008

Citizen Planner Training Collaborative Workshop Scheduled.

 

September 2008

Valley Vision 2 Regional Land Use Plan Receives National Award

PVPC Announces Staff Appointment

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

Public Input Sought on Chester Open Space Plan

Conncecticut River Water Quality Monitoring Project

Free Lawn Care Workshop Scheduled

August 2008

Westfield River Water Quality Monitoring Project to Begin

July 2008

Brownfields Assistance Agreement Signed for Regional Projects

June 2008

Public Comment Sought on Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans

Art Salon to Present Sustainability Contest Submissions

PVPC Urges TV Viewers to Gear Up for All-Digital TV

PVPC Announces New Staff Additions

 

May 2008

PVPC to hold 46th Annual Meeting

Plan for Progress Trustees Opposition to Eliminating State Income Tax

New Regional Bicycling Map Available

Lawn Care Workshop Series

Stormwater Management Funds Available for Holland Residential Properties

 

April 2008

Press Conference to Highlight Elimination of 44.4 Million Gallons of CSO

Bike Commute Week Scheduled For May 10-18

Public Input Sought on Hatfield Open Space Plan

Save Our Land, Save Our Towns: A Smart Growth Toolbox Release Event

Call for Submissions: Art of Sustainablility Contest

PVPC Announces Staff Promotion

 

March 2008

PVPC Announces Staff Promotion

Granby to Launch Dynamic Master Planning Process

 

February 2008

CPTC Annual Conference for Area Planners

PVPC Announces New Staff Addition

 

December 2007

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans Under Development

 

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