Senator Adam Hinds will host an event for his Senate colleagues as a part of the Massachusetts Senate’s Commonwealth Conversations western Mass. regional day, on Tuesday, March 28th, 9:00am-10:00am, at the Conway Town Hall, 5 Academy Hill Road. The conversation will cover challenges faced by small towns and rural communities, including unique opportunities for growth; infrastructure needs such as broadband and public transportation; special needs of school districts; and successes and local innovations in Western Mass. Participants are drawn from regional planning organizations, Councils of Governments, the Rural Schools Coalition, continuing education institutions, and leaders of organizations focused on innovation. Senator Hinds will moderate a follow-up Q&A session. More information on Commonwealth Conversations is at www.MALegislature.gov/cc.