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The Metro Mayors Coalition Shannon Grant Summerfest

The Metro Mayors Coalition Shannon Grant Summerfest Annual event for communities involved in the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant to come together and celebrate a safe summer. Written by Rosemary Volinski, Program Specialist August 11, 2023 – Local youth, community-based organization workers, and law enforcement officials joined together for this year’s Shannon Grant Summerfest last weekend, in a […]

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MAPC Awarded Grant to Combat Youth Violence for 17th Consecutive Year

A photo from the 2022 Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament. Cambridge won the tournament after a close game with Malden. MAPC Awarded Grant to Combat Youth Violence for 17th Consecutive Year The Shannon Community Safety Initiative works to reduce youth violence and gang activity across Metro Boston region BOSTON – January 17, 2023 – The former […]

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Cambridge Wins 11th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

Youth from eight cities and towns had the chance to compete head-to-head this weekend in a basketball tournament held by the Metro Mayors Coalition. On Saturday, Aug. 3, teams from Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Somerville, Revere, and Winthrop competed in the 11th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament at Hoyt Field in Cambridge. This year’s […]

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A Day of Fun on the Malden River

On Saturday, July 27, over 200 people gathered at River’s Edge to explore the Malden River, enjoy an evening of family-friendly activities and learn about opportunities to add more public space along the Malden River. “Exploring the Malden River” was part of the Malden River Creative Placemaking project. MAPC’s Arts and Culture team is working […]

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Perfect Fit Parking: How Much is Residential Parking Actually Being Used?

In communities across Metro Boston, parking is a point of contention for initiatives ranging from zoning to housing projects: everyone needs more of it. However, there’s little hard data about how many off-street spaces are available in the region and what the actual demand for residential parking is. The Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s new initiative, […]

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Planning Malden Square

Community engagement is best learned in practice, not in a classroom. Thanks to the City of Malden and the MAPC, a class of first year planning students at Harvard Graduate School of Design has been given the opportunity to do just that with “Plan Malden Square”. Plan Malden Square is a semester-long project that involves […]

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