Magnolias in New England covered in ice. Photo by Todd Zukowski.
Between casts on the Swift River
Summer Sunset at Gooseberry Farm in West Springfield, MA

News & Announcements

08 Jul

Regional planning agency seeks to hire up to two (2) planners, either Planner or Senior Planner to work in its Community Development Section.  Desired qualifications include previous experience in a similar field; strong writing and verbal communication skills; knowledge of state/federal programs

18 Jun

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) stands in solidarity with our Valley's Black Residents and Residents of Color during this painful time in our nation's history of intentional, systemic racism.

12 Jun

This planning effort is being undertaken to help Northampton assess the risks faced from natural hazards, identify action steps that can be taken to prevent injury, loss of life, and damage to property, and prioritize funding for mitigation efforts.

29 May

“Last call for comments on the Four Cities (Chicopee, Holyoke, Springfield and Westfield) Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. Please send comments to Catherine Ratté,

21 May