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MAPC Awards More Than $500k to 22 Local Projects

Metropolitan Area Planning Council Awards More Than $500k to 22 Local Projects Arlington, Ashland, Beverly, Boxborough, Chelsea, Danvers, Everett, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lynn, Malden, Marblehead, Maynard, Medford, Medway, Milford, Millis, Milton, Natick, Norwood, Randolph, Rockland, Somerville, Walpole, Watertown, and Weymouth receive grants for arts and culture planning, language access, clean energy, public health, zoning, […]

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Eleven Communities Selected for Racial Equity Advancement & Collaborative Hub (REACH) Cohort

Eleven Communities Selected for Racial Equity Advancement & Collaborative Hub (REACH) Cohort Acton, Arlington, Framingham, Hamilton, Hudson, Lowell, Lynn, Malden, Milton, Natick, and Salem are participating Boston – April 25, 2024 – The Metropolitan Area Planning Council continues to work towards one of its central goals of creating a more equitable region through the Racial […]

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MAPC Awards More Than $300k in “Accelerating Climate Resilience” Grants to Nine Municipal Projects

MAPC Awards More Than $300k in “Accelerating Climate Resilience” Grants to Nine Municipal Projects The cities/towns of Acton, Ashland, Boston, Braintree, Cambridge, Chelsea, Framingham, Hopkinton, Hull, Ipswich, Natick, Wayland, and Weston make up the next cohort December 13, 2023 – BOSTON – Nine projects in the greater Boston region have received more than $300,000 to […]

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Climate Emergency Communications in Metro West

Climate Emergency Communications in Metro West Written by Sharon Ron, Assistant Director of Public Health August 25, 2023 – The residents of Metro West were concerned; in surveys and focus group conversations, they reflected that climate change was causing more extreme weather and wanted to know, “How can we be ready for climate emergencies?” In […]

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Metropolitan Area Planning Council Awards More Than $400k to 15 Local Projects

Metropolitan Area Planning Council Awards More Than $400k to 15 Local Projects Arlington, Ashland, Beverly, Boston, Cambridge, Carlisle, Everett, Framingham, Gloucester, Holliston, Ipswich, Lynn, Maynard, Middleton, Milton, Natick, Quincy, Randolph, Salem, Somerville receive grants for transportation projects, urban agriculture, zoning, affordable housing, language access, and more April 24, 2023 – BOSTON – Fifteen municipal projects […]

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Six Communities Chosen for Racial Equity Municipal Action Plan Program

Six Communities Chosen for Racial Equity Municipal Action Plan (REMAP) Program Six Greater Boston communities will receive technical assistance to create and begin to implement racial equity action plans over the next year. The towns of Bedford, Natick, and Stoughton and cities of Framingham, Lynn, and Revere will participate in the Racial Equity Municipal Action […]

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Weekend-Long Celebration of Art in Natick

For the Love of Natick: Creative Placemaking Project Culminates with Weekend-Long Celebration of Art By Mallory Nezam, Jennifer Erickson, and Elise Harmon Earlier this month, the Town of Natick saw an infusion of creative projects installed in three locations in Natick Center, including a musical bridge, a colorful hopscotch board, and new wayfinding decals designed […]

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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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Natick to Ease Access to Trails for All Ages and Abilities

Karen Adelman Communications Strategist Coordinator of MetroWest Regional Collaborative Metropolitan Area Planning Council 617-933-0704 kadelman@mapc.org For Immediate Release: DATE, 2017 Natick to Ease Access to Trails for All Ages and Abilities Town of Natick and MetroWest Collaborative will team on AARP-grant-funded project NATICK – The Town of Natick is taking steps to make its recreational […]

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