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Help Shape the Future of Winchester

Master Plan project will shape future growth, amenities in town Amanda Linehan Communications Manager Metropolitan Area Planning Council 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 25, 2018   WINCHESTER – Do you live in Winchester? Are you interested in helping to shape the community’s future? Join town officials and staff from the Metropolitan Area Planning […]

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MAGIC Legislative Breakfast Connects Legislators, Local Officials

    Over 50 local officials, municipal staff, and other members of the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) gathered at the Maynard Golf Course on Tuesday, April 10 to hear from and ask questions of their state and Congressional representatives over a continental breakfast. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, State Senator Jamie Eldridge, and State […]

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HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF OPEN SPACE IN REVERE!

April 17 community forum to gather public feedback For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 REVERE – Do you live in Revere? Are you interested in helping to shape the future of open space and recreation in your community? Join the City of Revere and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for an Open Space […]

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Cybersecurity & Management: What are you risking?

We leave a digital footprint with everything we do. Data is being generated whenever we use our GPS-equipped smartphones or go on social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. This ever-growing stream of information is the foundation of Big Data that MAPC uses to explore trends, crowdsource, and spur change. The power of data gives […]

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Help Shape the Future of Cohasset

Master Plan project will shape future growth, amenities in town For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 COHASSET – Do you live in Cohasset? Are you interested in helping to shape the community’s vision for the future? Join the town and officials from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council to kick off the Cohasset Master Plan […]

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Building Capacity for Creative Placemaking

Written by Patricia Walsh at AFTA with additional comments provided by Jennifer Henaghan at APA and Jennifer Erickson at MAPC Creative placemaking has been an ongoing discussion in cities and towns across the country for several years, but where do planners sit in this dialogue? What role does a planner have in the development of […]

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Exploring Art’s role in Green Infrastructure

Article written by Deidra Montgomery, with content provided by Carolyn Lewenberg On Monday, January 29, more than 70 artists, arts administrators, and regional and municipal planners gathered at the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) to learn more about the intersections of public art and the environment. The event, Art and Green Infrastructure, was […]

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Hull’s Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan to Be Presented at February 8 Public Meeting

Meeting to present the 2018 update of Hull’s Hazard Mitigation Plan and solicit public comments Who: Hull residents, business owners, representatives of non-profit organizations and institutions, and others who are interested in preventing and reducing damage from natural hazards. What: The Hull Hazard Mitigation Team will hold a public meeting to present an overview of […]

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MAPC Staff kicks off Envision Duxbury

On Wednesday, November 15, MAPC hosted the first public forum for the Duxbury Comprehensive Master Plan, entitled “Envision Duxbury,” at the Duxbury Free Library. Over 80 Duxbury residents came out to the community forum to voice their priorities for Phase one – Housing, Open Space & Recreation, and Historic & Cultural Resources. The night began with a […]

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2017 Fall Council Meeting and Drive Electric Vehicle Event Recap

    On Wednesday, October 25th, MAPC held its annual Fall Council Meeting at the Quincy Marriott. The meeting brought together over 100 Council Members, staff, and officers; with special guests from the Mann family and City of Quincy’s Mayor Thomas P. Koch. We were delighted to have presented Michelle Ciccolo with the Mayor Theodore Mann Regional […]

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