New England News Releases

USACE evaluating construction alternatives for future repair work on Stamford Hurricane Protection Barrier
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the district is in the early planning stages for necessary maintenance and repair of the Stamford Hurricane Protection...
Beaches, some roads to remain closed when North Hartland Lake, Union Village Dam recreation areas open for the season May 25
4/10/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that ongoing work to recover from flood damage from storms last year will delay the season opening of some beach areas and roads...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island
3/29/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in...

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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.
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

USACE, Huntsville Center providing drone training for National Guard
3/28/2024
Soldiers from the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) recently completed the USACE Aviation Unmanned Aviation System (UAS)...
USACE Omaha District champions the Justice40 Initiative
2/26/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District has assembled a team from multiple divisions that will lead the district’s first Environmental Justice Strategic Plan in line with the...
Empowerment in Action: Savannah District Leaders Sign Sexual Assault Prevention Proclamation
4/4/2024
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District Commander Col. Ron Sturgeon and Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. Alex Duffy, signed the 2024 USACE Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation,...

Feature Stories

  • November

    New England District completes Bucks Harbor waterline

    The waterline project at the Bucks Harbor Former Air Force Tracking Station (AFRTS) in Machiasport, Maine is complete and bringing clean drinking water to the residents living along Howard Mountain thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District the Downeast Correctional Facility (DCF) and the Maine Department of Environmental
  • September

    ROTC Cadet spends internship at New England District

    Some college students look forward to a relaxing summer away from studies and hanging out with friends and having fun.  Cadet Leo Puntillo, a member of the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of Minnesota had other, more productive plans.  ROTC prepares college students to become officers in the U.S. Armed Forces. ROTC students can
  • July

    USACE Team fights floods in New England

                  Torrential downpours in mid-July inundated New England with massive amounts of rainfall.  Vermont and New Hampshire received the largest impacts and the water levels rose behind all of the USACE dams in the Upper Connecticut River Basin.              During this storm, at their peaks, the seven USACE dams in the Upper Connecticut

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