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cover of Deerfield River Outdoor Recreation Study.

Deerfield River Outdoor Recreation Study

Using a state earmark from Sen. Adam Hinds, FRCOG hired the firm of Cambridge Econometrics to prepare this study of outdoor recreation on the Deerfield River. Deerfield River Corridor Outdoor…
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CEDS Plan and Annual Reports

Annual Report: 2023 CEDS Annual Performance Report (PDF, 2.4 MB) 2022 CEDS Annual Performance Report (PDF, 1.6 MB) 2021 CEDS Annual Performance Report (PDF, 4.3 MB) Current Plan: 2020-2025 Franklin County…

Local Rapid Recovery Planning Program

  A new program of the MA Department of Housing & Community Development’s (DHCD) is the Local Rapid Recovery Planning Program. It was created to help  downtown/village center business districts…

Downtown and Village Center Studies

Downtown Orange Market Assessment  (PDF, 1.9 mb) – A 2013 report on findings from a survey conducted of residents, workers, and visitors to Downtown Orange. Town of Conway: Resident, Visitor, and…
Report cover - includes map highlighting Franklin County in MA, as well as southeast Vermont and southwest New Hampshire.

Tri-State CEDS Comparison

This report contains a comparison of elements from the 2015 Greater Franklin County CEDS Plan, the 2014 Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategy (SeVEDS), and the 2015 Southwest Region Planning Commission…

Downtown Orange Studies

Downtown Orange Market Assessment: A Project to Attract and Keep Businesses in Downtown Orange (December 2013)   Click here go to the Town of Orange website to view the Downtown Orange Riverfront Revitalization…
Report cover image includes photo grid showing various industrial parks and lands within Franklin County.

Industrial Park Planning

This report focuses on the six planned industrial parks in the region, to understand their present capacity and to plan for the future. The six planned industrial parks within Franklin…
Report cover image, includes grid of photos of interior and exterior of the Millers Falls IP Paper Mill.

Millers Falls IP Paper Mill Reports

Through the FRCOG Regional Brownfields Program and/or the Town of Erving, the following reports were completed for the Millers Falls International Paper Papermill located at 8 Papermill Road, Erving MA. Phase I…
Economic impact of Vermont Yankee closure report cover image, includes stock photos of charts and graph, a stack of books, and an abacus.

Economic Impacts of Vermont Yankee Closure (2014)

A collaboration of planning and economic development organizations in the Tri-State Region worked together to address the anticipated economic impacts due to the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power…

Northern Tier Studies

The following are reports and studies related to the Northern Tier: The Northern Tier’s Key Economic Clusters: Then and Now (2014) The Northern Tier Economy: A Strategic Analysis (1986) The Northern Tier…
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