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

News & Announcements

General Overview

24 Jan

Proactive regional planning agency seeks a qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as staff to the Hampden County Health Coalition (HCHC) and its partners to improve local and regional public health emergency preparedness as well as related public health and other emergency preparednes

24 Jan

During 2016, the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission undertook numerous projects and tasks on behalf of its 43 member communities and the region as a whole.

23 Jan

The Cities of Chicopee and Holyoke and their partners – Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Opportunity Council and Nuestras Raices - will be hosting a second set of public workshops to promote green streets in those communities to resume a three-year effort to integrate more urban trees and green infrastructure into planned city road reconstruction projects. 

23 Jan

Amherst took an important step this month when the Select Board accepted a solid waste master plan that calls for developing strategies that move the town closer to becoming a zero-waste community.

20 Jan