MAPC Newsletters

Metropolitan Area Planning Council


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MAPC Newsletters

Keeping You Informed

To ensure MAPC is keeping you up to date about events, activities, resources, tools, and more within our region, we use newsletters as one of our main forms of communication. On this page you will find the current issues of our newsletters, past issues over the last year, and the option to subscribe to any of the newsletters you are interested in receiving.

Questions? Please contact: Amanda Belles (

Note: If you are interested in signing up for more than one of MAPC's newsletters, you can do so on one form by scrolling to the bottom of this page and filling out the "MAPC Newsletters" form.

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Current Issue: July 2024

MAPC Matters

Your monthly Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) newsletter.

MAPC's main newsletter that is sent out on a monthly basis, typically every second Wednesday of the month. The newsletter focuses on important news municipalities need to know, provides legislative updates during session, information on current state and federal grant opportunities, upcoming events, new tools and resources, current MAPC employment openings, MAPC in the News, and more.

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Current Issue: July 2024

Monthly Events Email

Sent out on the first Friday of every month, the Monthly Events email is all about events! It includes the information you need to know about MAPC events for that month (including how to register), and it briefly highlights upcoming events for the next month.

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Current Issue: June 2024

Climate Newsletter

A monthly MAPC newsletter dedicated to providing regional news and information focused on climate, clean energy, and the environment. The newsletter typically goes out the last week of every month. 

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Current Issue: June 2024

Arts and Culture Bulletin

A monthly bulletin provided by MAPC's Arts and Culture Department that provides updates, opportunities (MAPC and external), and news, with a focus on sharing MAPC’s arts and culture work and offering resources to the arts and culture community in the Greater Boston area.