New England News Releases

USACE reminds visitors to practice water safety
5/10/2024
As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and...
USACE’s swim beach at Otter Brook Lake permanently closed
5/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the swim beach at Otter Brook Lake in Keene and Roxbury, N.H., is permanently closed and will not be open to the public when...
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...

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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 reaches milestone in Hawai‘i wildfire debris removal mission
4/4/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleared debris from the 500th residential property within Lahaina, Hawai’i, April 2...
Mobile District SAAPM
5/7/2024
The overall numbers on sexual assault in the country are sobering, especially when you consider the fact that sexual assault is generally underreported...
Memphis District positions for annual Low Water Inspection Trip, hosts partners, stakeholders on upstream trip to
4/12/2024
The Mississippi River Commission conducted its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024. The commission held four public meetings in select towns while aboard the...

Feature Stories

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  • 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
  • October

    New England District moves forward with plans for new headquarters at Hanscom Air Force Base

    Although still in the very early planning stages, the New England District is moving forward with its plan to move to Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts. The District is currently headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts, not far from the base. The District moved from the dilapidated Waltham Federal Center to Concord Park on March 16, 1998.

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