New England News Releases

USACE reminds visitors to practice water safety
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
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
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

Memphis District Civil Works: Winning for 142 years
As the Memphis District joins in celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the USACE Civil Works Program, we’re reflecting on our contribution to the program.  The Memphis District as it exists today, is...
Sacramento District team members aid in Maui wildfire recovery mission
4/19/2024 UPDATED
It has been several months since the devasting wildfire disaster swept through portions of Maui, including Kula and the historic town of Lahaina, the former capital of the Kingdom of Hawai'i. The...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Frank Mrvan (IN-01), and the City of Hammond mark the start of the Calumet Region Dowling Stormwater Improvements Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District (USACE Chicago) held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 20th, 2024, for the Calumet Region Dowling Stormwater Improvement project in Hammond, Ind...

Feature Stories

Author: AnnMarie R. Harvie
  • April

    Celebrating New England District's Engineers

    National Engineers Week was celebrated Feb. 21-27 this year. The theme was “Engineers Make A World of Difference.” The purpose of Engineers Week is to celebrate engineers and the contributions that they make to society. The Corps of Engineers has been making those contributions since the very beginning of the Revolutionary War, so it’s no surprise that many Divisions and Districts participated in celebrations and events to mark the occasion.
  • May

    New England District, contractor complete work on Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty

    Repair work to the Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty in Rockport, Massachusetts is complete.  “Despite being hit with a harsh winter that included Winter Storm Juno, field work was completed on the Bearskin Neck Jetty repairs, Rockport, Mass., two days before Memorial Day Weekend,” said Project Manager Stephen Dunbar.The work on the $3.3M project consisted

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