Spring flowers on the porch
Springtime Reflections on the Connecticut River by Todd Zukowski (IG @bruins413)
Winter skies and the Ludlow Mills clock tower

News & Announcements

Guest authored by Dan Hodge and Chris Sikes - While the Pioneer Valley has long been known for its large number of esteemed colleges and universities and a few large private companies and hospitals (e.g., MassMutual and Baystate Health), the region’s economy is largely driven by its small to medium-sized businesses. 

29 Jul

MASSLIVE - The Republican  By Mike Plaisance | mplaisance@repub.com   on July 18, 2015 at 7:18 AM

22 Jul

The Town of South Hadley wants residents to provide input about bicycling and walking in the Town. The South Hadley Bicycling and Walking Survey asks what people like and don’t like about walking and bicycling in South Hadley, as well as what kinds of improvements would make a difference.

20 Jul

The Economic and Public Policy Research (EPPR) group at the UMass Donahue Institute conducted research on growth oriented companies in the Knowledge Corridor region of Connecticut and western Massachusetts.

10 Jul
Guest authored by Marla Michel

In early June, a really cool thing happened in the Pioneer Valley:  a civic hackathon.

I know what you’re thinking.  “Hackathon?  What’s that?”  Don’t be scared.  The FBI is not going to come get you because you said the word.

06 Jul