New England News Releases

USACE hosts open house May 2 in Mansfield Center, Conn., for Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house May 2, 2024, in Mansfield Center, Conn., to kick off a process to revise the 1979 Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan for...
USACE hosts open house May 1 in Charlton, Mass., for Buffumville Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house May 1, 2024, in Charlton, Mass., to kick off a process to revise the 1976 Buffumville Lake Master Plan for the...
USACE hosts open house April 30 in Sturbridge, Mass., for East Brimfield Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house April 30, 2024, in Sturbridge, Mass., to kick off a process to revise the 1998 East Brimfield Lake Master Plan for the...

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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

Energy contract saving Fort Bliss millions, providing Soldiers comfort
4/2/2024
One aspect of the contract not only provides for the overall financial and environmental savings, but aids in the physical comfort of Soldiers training at the Fort Bliss Operational Readiness-Mission...
Memphis, Charleston Districts Collaborate | Delivering greater value
3/29/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a world-class organization offering one of the most diverse mission sets in the federal government — delivering vital engineering solutions to secure the nation,...
Programming Progress: Hamna Zaheer's empowering journey in STEM
3/26/2024 UPDATED
As we honor the women who paved the way for progress throughout history, we also take note of the history makers who are among us today. In this IWR Women's History Month feature, get to know Hamna...

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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