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9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

  Earlier this month, the Metro Mayors Coalition, facilitated by MAPC, organized the 9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament held at Somerville High School. On Saturday, August 5th, the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Community Safety Initiative brought together teams from Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy and Revere to participate in a friendly basketball tournament. This […]

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Salem Point Neighborhood Vision and Action Plan

Background The Point neighborhood in the City of Salem includes nearly 144 acres and 4,100 people, and is located just south of the downtown and wharf areas. The Point is distinguished from surrounding neighborhoods by its geography, density, high proportion of multi-family housing and masonry apartment blocks, and a high concentration of recent immigrants. Neighborhood resources […]

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MAPC Interdisciplinary Team Wins Massachusetts American Planning Association Award

MAPC’s “Placemaking in Malden” project today won the Social Advocacy Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association. MAPC’s interdisciplinary approach was reflected in the range of planners involved in the project: Eric Halvorsen, Assistant Director of Transportation; Barry Keppard, Public Health Manager; Kate Ito, Former Public Health Planner; Jennifer Raitt, Assistant Director of […]

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