US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

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New England News Releases

Applicant seeks Corps of Engineers permit to deepen existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden
11/12/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – Mr. Geoffrey Rockwell, of Arlington, Massachusetts, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in...
Corps seeks public comment on request to modify Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program instrument to add 21 projects
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comment on the request to modify the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP) In-Lieu Fee (ILF)...
Corps awards contract to dredge Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7,845,150.00 contract issued recently by the U.S....
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

Gathright Dam’s final pulse release of 2019 set for Wednesday
10/11/2019
COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to carry out the year’s sixth and final water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m....
Mosquito treatment set for Tuesday at Craney Island
10/17/2019 UPDATED
NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct another round of aerial mosquito treatment Tuesday over federal property on Craney Island....
USACE MOBILE DISTRICT HOSTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS LUNCHEON
10/24/2019
One in eight women will contract it and one woman every 13 minutes dies from it. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and those are grim statistics concerning the most common cancer among women....
MG Whittle's Visit
11/8/2019
Major General Robert Whittle, Commanding General, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division visited the Huntington District to gain a greater appreciation of the district's mission. ...
First visit to Chicago District for new commanding general of Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
9/27/2019
Newly appointed commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr., met one-on-one with employees of the Corps’ Chicago...

Photos

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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