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

Table Rock Lake hosts a Safety Around Water Event
5/15/2024
Table Rock Lake is hosting a Safety Around Water event in cooperation with the Ozark Mountain YMCA on Sunday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dewey Short Visitor Center...
Microgrid certification enhances energy program
4/26/2024
Huntsville Center’s Energy Resilience and Conservation Investment Program (ERCIP) currently has nine microgrid projects in construction, 46 projects in the design process, and 48 potential projects...
Large flock of cranes nibbles at Key Bridge wreckage
4/26/2024
Having removed roughly 3,000 of the estimated 50,000 tons of mangled iron trusswork, rebar, and concrete resting on the bottom of the Patapsco River, the cranes supporting the Francis Scott Key Bridge...

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    West Hill Dam holds graduation ceremony for 2018 Junior Ranger Program

    Team members at West Hill Dam in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, held a graduation ceremony for 29 Junior Rangers and six Junior Rangers Level 2, July 27 at the Dam. During the ceremony, graduates made presentations and then took questions at the end of their presentations.
  • Former Peace Corps volunteers serve at New England District

    There are those in the District who have always wanted to make a difference in the world. They are people of action, people who will travel any distance and endure any environment to bring comfort and assistance to others. People like that join the Peace Corps. Planning Division is home to four former Peace Corps volunteers – Elizabeth Decelles, Kevin Foster, Sharon Pailler and Mike Penko – and served in different parts of the world before arriving at the New England District.
  • District, partners, teach children the importance of safe drinking water during Connecticut STEM event

    Most children take safe drinking water for granted, but not the seventh graders at the Strong Middle School in Durham, Connecticut. Their school is only steps away from the Superfund Site that has contaminated their drinking water. In the near future, thanks in part to the New England District, a new, clean water solution will be in place and their drinking water will be safe.

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