New England News Releases

USACE hosts open house August 1 in Oxford, Mass., for Hodges Village Dam Master Plan revision
7/5/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house August 1, 2024, in Oxford, Mass., to kick off a process to revise the 1976 Hodges Village Dam Master Plan for the Hodges...
USACE hosts open house July 31 in Monson, Mass., for Conant Brook Dam Master Plan revision
7/5/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house July 31, 2024, in Monson, Mass., to kick off a process to revise the 1998 Conant Brook Dam Master Plan for the Conant...
USACE hosts open house July 30 in Uxbridge, Mass., for West Hill Dam Master Plan revision
7/5/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house July 30, 2024, in Uxbridge, Mass., to kick off a process to revise the 2011 West Hill Dam Master Plan for the West Hill...

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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 Assists Atlanta During Water Crisis
6/7/2024 UPDATED
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens reached out to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) when multiple water lines broke and left portions of the city without water on Friday, May 31st. Senior leaders from...
Honolulu District Earns Prestigious Army Safety Award
6/28/2024
The Honolulu District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, received the prestigious Army Safety and Occupational Health Star Award here June 28, 2024, recognizing the district’s successful implementation of...
USACE Expeditionary District welcomes new leadership
6/29/2024
The “Always Forward” U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Expeditionary District conducted a combined change of command ceremony welcoming new leadership to the only forward-deployed district serving in the...

Feature Stories

New England District, MassBay sign educational agreement

USACE New England District
Published July 1, 2015
Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, entered into an education partnership agreement with MassBay Community College, May 26, 2015.  Col. Barron and John O’Donnell, President of MassBay Community College signed the agreement at the Wellesley, Massachusetts Campus.

Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, entered into an education partnership agreement with MassBay Community College, May 26, 2015. Col. Barron and John O’Donnell, President of MassBay Community College signed the agreement at the Wellesley, Massachusetts Campus.

Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, entered into an education partnership agreement with MassBay Community College, May 26.  Col. Barron and John O’Donnell, President of MassBay Community College signed the agreement at the Wellesley, Massachusetts Campus. “This agreement established the basis for mutual understanding and cooperation between the Corps and MassBay Community College in the implementation of  a ‘Partnership in Education’  program,” said Mark Anderson, District STEM coordinator.

According to Anderson, the supportive relationship is established in recognition of the importance  of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to the future political and economic well-being of the nation, the importance of MassBay to the business, industrial and governmental institutions in this region as well as the overall USACE objective to attract a highly competent and diverse STEM workforce through the use of formal partnerships with engineering colleges and universities.

MassBay Community College is a two-year college that offers Associate Degrees and certificate programs.  Some of the many degree programs the institute offers include engineering, engineering design and mechanical engineering. This agreement is in support of the Corps of Engineers’ “Prepare for Tomorrow” Goal.


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