Summer Sunset at Gooseberry Farm in West Springfield, MA
Crab Apple blossoms in Springfield
Historic West Springfield home in summertime
Summer flowers

News & Announcements


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24 Apr

Please join us for a conversation on the status of education in Western Massachusetts. The event will put a local focus on findings from the Rennie Center’s Condition of Education in the Commonwealth report.

19 Apr

The Community Compact signed last year by the six Gateway hilltowns of Chester, Middlefield, Huntington, Blandford, Russell and Montgomery has produced a lot of forward momentum. The Hilltown Collaborative, the group formed to work on the compact’s goals of economic growth and shared services met on Thursday in Stanton Hall to work on specifics of several different projects.

11 Apr

BOSTON, April 7, 2017 --- The state’s affordable housing organizations have released a new, updated Ch. 40B handbook that is designed to help zoning board of appeals understand and manage the comprehensive permit process.

10 Apr
Storrowton Green, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA

The Hampden County Health Coalition, Partners for a Healthier Community, and Pioneer Valley Planning Commission invites the public to join them for the release and presentation of the Hampden County community-wide Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) on March 31 beginning at 10:00 AM at the Municipal Office Building of West Springfield.

28 Mar