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

Major General Quander Visits Huntington District
5/2/2024
Major General Mark C. Quander, Commanding General of the USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, visits multiple projects within the Huntington District and participates in the West Virginia...
Crews clean up Santa Ana River Marsh
4/19/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District collaborated with the City of Newport Beach, Orange County Public Works and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to remove debris from several...
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...

Feature Stories

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  • April

    District, Partners break ground for new Hanscom dormitory

    New England District officials participated in an event to kick off the construction of a project that will result in a better life environment for unaccompanied Air Force service members.The ground breaking ceremony for the new $12.6 million Airman dormitory took place March 13 at the construction site on Hanscom Air Force Base.  Col. Christopher
  • October

    New England District celebrates milestone anniversaries for Littleville Lake and Knightville Dam

    Between them, Littleville Lake and Knightville Dam in Massachusetts both have served the people of New England by keeping dangerous floodwaters at bay for  a total of 125 years.  Local representatives joined members of the New England District team in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Knightville Dam and the 50th anniversary of Littleville Dam,
  • Distinguished Civilian Gallery Member receives prestigious award from Alma Mater

    Richard Reardon, retired Chief of Engineering/Planning and Distinguished Civilian Gallery Member, received the Academy of Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  The induction recognizes the outstanding contribution he made to the engineering profession as judged

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