US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District


New England News Releases

Corps awards contract to dredge Cape Porpoise Harbor Federal navigation project in Kennebunkport
CONCORD, Mass. – Maintenance dredging of Cape Porpoise Harbor Federal navigation project in Kennebunkport, Maine, will be conducted under the terms of a $1,677,500.00 contract issued recently by the...
Corps of Engineers awards contract for Recreation Area improvements at Cape Cod Canal in Bourne
CONCORD, Mass. – Recreation Area Improvements to the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $124,459.00 contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of...
Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury to observe the 50th anniversary of project construction on Sunday, Sept. 8
CONCORD, Mass. – The 50th anniversary of construction completion of Hop Brook Lake and dam in Middlebury, Connecticut, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 with a day in the park of fun family...
Local bird watchers descended upon West Hill Dam armed with pen, paper and a few binoculars to participate in West Hill Dam’s annual Backyard Bird Count.
Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired.
For vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.

News From Around the Corps

Boyd takes ‘Taking Care of People’ to heart
We hear a lot these days about the importance of taking care of people. Revolving Fund Accountant Christopher Boyd recently translated this from mere words into valuable actions....
Bailey Hunt receives Commander’s Award
Real Estate Review Appraiser Bailey Hunt received the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, Sept. 9, for work he performed for the Memphis District from May 2018 through September 2019. District...
Welcome to the District team
Welcome to the District team Shanon Fortolis and Jeremy Ruffell...
Caruthersville Area Office team members recognized
Area Engineer Daimon McNew recognized members of the Caruthersville Area Office team, Joanie Dodson, Michael Mann, and Ben Baddour, for their dedicated service during a Aug. 2 luncheon at Reelfoot...
Fiber optic installation sheds light on valuable partnership
An ongoing project to install fiber optic cable to increase bandwidth and data transmission speeds is shedding light on how two federal agencies are partnering to reduce costs and improve...


Rat Race participants paddle down the Miller River.  Tully Lake and Birch Hill Dam performed water releases for the popular local race.  200 paddlers participated and 500 spectators watched the event.
Clean up work at the Hatheway & Patterson Superfun site in Foxborough/Mansfield, Massachusetts, December 6, 2009.  The completed project was recently taken off the EPA's National Priorities List.
Cape Cod Canal Park Ranger Elisa Carey hosts a leaf presentation for the Junior Ranger Program.
West Hill Dam Park Rangers Ron Woodall and Viola Bramel speak to a student during a local fair.  West Hill Dam Junior Rangers who visit Corps Educational Booths or attend interpretative programs at the dam receive credit towards graduation.
Siberian Husky team running in the Fun Run at Franklin Falls Dam.
Aerial View of the restoration work at Bird Island in Massachusetts.
Engineers Week 2017
The New England District Ranger Color Guard pass over the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts during the town’s Patriot’s Day  parade, April 17, 2017.
Dredging operations at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site.
Cleanup at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Project in November 2009.

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