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COVID-19 Resources Page

Link to Downloadable Posters

Monadnock Vital Economies

Plan for Ashuelot Rail Trail: A Pilot Project

Highlights Newsletter

May 2020

Highlights Archive


SWRPC Meetings

June 16

The SWRPC Annual Commission Meeting will be at 3:00 p.m.  To join the Zoom meeting via computer please click:


To join via phone please dial: (646) 558-8656

Meeting ID: 860 5952 0682

Password: 897111

To join via toll free number please dial: (888)475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact Becky Baldwin of SWRPC staff.

Since there will be a need for a roll call vote Board Members and Commissioners are asked to register in advance by emailing admin@swrpc.org.

June 29

The SWRPC Transportation Advisory Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m.  To join the Zoom meeting please click:  https://bit.ly/june20TACMtg

To join via phone please dial: (646)558-8656

Meeting ID: 895 6954 1003  Password: 431076

Or dial toll-free: (888) 475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.


Other Meetings

June 8

The Monadnock Broadband Group will meet at 1:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting please click:


To join via phone please dial: (646) 558-8656

Meeting ID: 815 5588 0246

Password: 317503

To join via toll free number please call (888) 475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact Henry Underwood of SWRPC staff.


Items of Interest

The Regional Public Involvement Plan for Southwest New Hampshire has been adopted and released. To view the plan, please click here.

For NH planning events, see the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives Events Calendar.

Discover more about Granite State Future.

Municipal Survey Report

To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit.

To learn about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning process visit

Commission Highlights Archive 2012



January 2012

  • SWRPC Conducting Inventory of Cable Franchise Agreements
  • Air Quality Concerns in Cheshire County
  • Town of Greenfield to Begin Mater Plan Update
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • SWRPC to Co-sponsor Quabbin-to-Cardigan Trail Study Meeting
  • Healthy Eating Active Living Community Grant Program

February 2012

  • Planning Commission's Winter Meeting set for March 20, 2012
  • Great River Food Co-operative Feasibility Study
  • New Hampshire State Rail Plan Update
  • 2012 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference
  • 4th Annual Local Energy Solutions Conference
  • Data Collection Effort Requests Town Assistance Updating Conservation Land Data

March 2012

  • Monadnock Region Local Energy Roundtable set for April 25, 2012
  • Planning Commission Seeking Junkyard, Auto Repair and Fueling station Nominations
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
  • Roxbury Emergency Operation Plan Update
  • Quabbin-to-Cardigan Trail Study Meeting Rescheduled
  • Greenfield Adopts Groundwater Protection Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop
  • Utilizing Economic Development Administration Data Tools

April 2012

  • Community Planning Grants Available
  • Monadnock Local Energy Roundtable
  • Natural Resource Advisory Committee to Host Water Resource Protection Seminar
  • Monadnock Region Coordinating Council for Community Transportation
  • 2012 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference
  • New Hampshire Public Works Mutual Aid

May 2012

  • Planning Commission's Annual Meeting set for June 19, 2012
  • Hazard Mitigation Wake-Up Call
  • 2012 Traffic Research Season
  • Road-Stream Crossing Study
  • Resources for Identifying Effects and Risks of Severe Storm Events to the Transportation System
  • NH Planners Association 2012 Conference
  • Grants Available for Stormwater and Nonpoint Source Projects

June 2012

  • 2012 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Monadnock Region Transportation Management Association Adopts Action Plan
  • Invasive Bugs: Can You Identify What's in Your Trees?
  • New Transit Service Route for Hinsdale Pending
  • Staff Attends Davis-Bacon and Labor-Compliance Training
  • Staff News

July 2012

  • A Monadnock Region Future
  • 2012 Municipal Law Lecture Series
  • New Round of Safe Routes to School Grants Awarded
  • Local Communities Receive Planning Grants
  • Community Development Block Grant Applications
  • Stay, Leave, Connect: A Personal Plan for All Emergencies

August 2012

  • Monadnock Region Future Wants to Hear From You!
  • Brownfields Program Busy but Still Taking Nominations
  • Parcel Digitization and Other Geographic Information Services
  • Broadband Stakeholder Group Hosts Regional Broadband Forum
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates

September 2012

  • Broadband Public Forum
  • Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign
  • Travel Planning in Peterborough
  • Community Planning Grants Awarded
  • Staff Attends Davis-Bacon Wage Rates Workshop
  • SWRPC Web Site: Regional Data & GIS
  • Planning Workshop Scheduled

October 2012

  • Fall Meeting set for November 13, 2012
  • Marlborough Village Action Plan
  • Route 119 Hinsdale-Brattleboro Bridge
  • Promoting Equity and Improving Health through Planning
  • Broadband Sector Focus Group Meetings
  • Highlights Available on SWRPC Website
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Town of Marlborough Awarded CDBG Funding

November 2012

  • SWRPC Has Moved
  • SWRPC Open House Scheduled for December 18, 2012
  • Town of Swanzey Conducts Planning Charrette
  • Community Planning Grant Announcement
  • Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan Project Solicitation Set to Begin
  • Park Theatre to Receive Brownfields Assessment Funding
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop

December 2012

  • Monadnock Region Future
  • Lake Warren Project Receives Funding
  • Let's Talk Transportation! Event, January 22nd
  • Community Development Block Grant Application Writing Workshop
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Mapping Services
  • Commission Open House