July 15, 2016 HUNTINGTON – Representatives from MassDevelopment, Elan Planning/Design/Landscape Architecture and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) joined Gateway Hilltown representatives Thursday to move forward on the Community Compact agreements that were signed by the towns in May.
July 15, 2016 RUSSELL – Carrington Road in Russell reopened Thursday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, after being closed since April 11. The road, which connects Montgomery to Russell, is the only alternate to Route 20, and was missed by many residents and visitors.
Western Mass. officials meet to discuss new MassINC report on transformative developments in Gateway Cities
By: The Republican Business Desk July 6, 2016 SPRINGFIELD---A panel of economic development leaders representing the Pioneer Valley's urban core of Springfield, Chicopee, Westfield and Holyoke came together last week to discuss a recent report issued by MassINC's Gateway City Innovation Institute on Transformative Development.
By Tim Brennan, PVPC & Paul Stelzer, Appleton Corporation - MassLive Guest Viewpoint June 17, 2016 As Leadership Pioneer Valley prepares to graduate its 5th class and accepts applications for their 5th Anniversary Class, we agree that Leadership Pioneer Valley is an invaluable resource that local employers can use to help cultivate and retain top talent, much like each of our organizations have done.
By Mary Serreze, Special to the Republican June 17, 2016 EASTHAMPTON---Volunteers are sought to monitor water quality in the Manhan River between July and September of this year.
By Thom Fox, NewsRadio 560 WHYN June 14, 2016 Timothy Brennan, Executive Director of The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission joined me to talk about all the Valley’s economic activity.
By Aviva Luttrell, Recorder Staff Sunday, June 12, 2016 In drafting the ordinance, Wedegartner said the board used the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission’s model bylaw as a guide, and looked into how many other towns in the area have crafted their ordinances.
By Tim Brennan Posted: June 9, 2016 We're concerned eliminating the DLTA program would be pennywise and pound-foolish and would simply serve as a shifting of the financial burden of planning and regional problem solving from the Commonwealth to increasingly cash-strapped local cities and towns.
By Shira Shoenberg, MassLive.com/Springfield Republican June 8, 2016 [PVPC Executive Director Tim] Brennan said the goal is "to strike a middle ground," giving municipalities oversight while allowing development.
By the Brattleboro Reformer Posted: 6/6/2016 SAXTONS RIVER >> In time for the summer recreation season, the Connecticut River Watershed Council and 16 partners have launched the 2016 Connecticut River water sampling program.