HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF OPEN SPACE IN NORWOOD

October 16 community forum to gather public feedback For Immediate Release: Friday, October 5, 2018 NORWOOD – Do you live in Norwood? Are you interested in helping to shape the future of open space and recreation in your community? Join the Town of Norwood and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for an Open Space […]

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Natick Center Cultural District, Town of Natick, & Metropolitan Area Planning Council announce winners of the CALL FOR CREATIVES

Winning creations will be showcased during Natick Center Creative Placemaking Demonstration Weekend, Nov. 3-4 Natick, MA (October 5, 2018) – The Natick Center Cultural District, the Town of Natick, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in Boston are excited to announce eight finalists that have been awarded funding to execute temporary art and design projects […]

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Help Newton Tackle Climate Change

On-line questionnaire and roundtable discussion to gather local feedback For Immediate Release: Friday, October 5, 2018 NEWTON – Are you interested in helping Newton address climate change? Join staff from the City and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) at an upcoming roundtable discussion on October 23, 2018, designed to gather citizen feedback and begin […]

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METRO BOSTON MAYORS: REGION MUST PRODUCE 185k NEW HOUSING UNITS TO KEEP UP WITH ECONOMIC, POPULATION GROWTH

Fifteen communities of the Metro Mayors Coalition today announced a new housing production goal for the coalition region to meet the demands of a robust regional economy and a growing population in Boston and surrounding areas.

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Share Your Thoughts on the Chelsea Harbor Plan

Do you live, work, or own a business in Chelsea? Are you interested in helping to shape the future of development along the Chelsea Creek waterfront and harbor?

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Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Basketball Tournament

Law enforcement officials, youth services workers and local teens will join together for the Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 in a show of solidarity among youth and those who fight for their safety.

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MAPC issues statement on proposal to weaken vehicle emissions, fuel efficiency standards

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement in reaction to the proposed rule from the Trump Administration that would imperil the current greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2021-2026 vehicles, and put in place weakened emission and fuel efficiency standards at the expense of our health, our environment, and our economy.

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Metropolitan Mayors Coalition Issues Statement on Shannon Grant Funding in FY19 Budget

On Wednesday, the Legislature passed its FY19 state budget, which included $8 million for the Shannon Community Safety Initiative known as the Shannon Grant. This is a $2 million increase from last year’s funding level and is the highest amount for the program since FY15.

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Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The new agreement streamlines and standardizes the process for companies seeking to test Autonomous Vehicles on Massachusetts roadways.

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MAPC Issues Statement on Demise of Fair Share Initiative

Amanda Linehan Communications Manager, MAPC 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org  For immediate release: Monday, June 18, 2018 MAPC Issues Statement on Demise of Fair Share Initiative BOSTON — The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement in reaction to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision that the so-called Fair Share Amendment should not be placed on […]

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