New England News Releases

Town of Temple seeks permit for proposed work in Henry Mitchell Brook off Mitchell Brook Road in Maine
2/15/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Town of Temple for proposed work in Henry Mitchell Brook...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work in wetlands and waterways off Route 78 in Swanton, Vermont
2/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Vermont Agency of Transportation in Barre, Vermont, for...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work in freshwater wetlands, tributaries in Rumford, Maine
12/28/2023
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Twin Energy LLC in Cohasset, Massachusetts, for proposed work...

Top Rotator

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

Fox named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2023
1/10/2024
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2024) -- Lionel Fox, electrical engineer assigned to the Electrical Section, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month of October 2023...
Wabasha, Corps partnership in managing Mississippi River dredged sand pays dividends
1/24/2024 UPDATED
The Upper Mississippi River near Wabasha, Minnesota, is traditionally quiet during the winter as the river freezes, halting large tow boats shipping grains, fertilizer and other bulk commodities...
EWeek 2024 Employee Spotlight - Sammy Nmair
2/21/2024 UPDATED
When Sammy Nmair began his job with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM), as a project engineer for the district’s Bahrain area it was like joining the family...

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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