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

‘Rooted in trust and respect’: Kansas Citys Levees team continues to deliver on commitment to Kansas City metro area
Engineering, construction, planning, design — these are hard sciences, which require a systemic, methodical approach. While these sciences are by no means easy, they are easy to quantify. More...
Tammy Thompson retires after 40 Years of Service
Tammy Thompson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District assistant district counsel for Equal Employment Opportunity, receives her civilian commendation award...
Small Business are the Backbone of USACE Mission Delivery
4/29/2024 UPDATED
To help deliver the mission the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leverages a unique expertise – small business professionals. Led by the Office of Small Business Programs, their job is to integrate small...

Feature Stories

Author: Ann Marie R. Harvie
  • October

    Joint Massport, Corps ceremony celebrates the Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project

    To kick of the beginning off the Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, and members of his staff gathered with Congressionals and members of state and local agencies, Sept. 15, for a ceremonial event in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Navigation improvements from this project will increase the
  • September

    Cape Cod Canal gets a little greener with purchase of electronic vehicles

    The Cape Cod Canal team recently became more environmentally friendly when they purchased six Polaris GEM eM1400LSV electric utility vehicles to replace the aging fleet of gas-powered John Deere Utility Gators.  “These vehicles are exclusively powered by electricity and only need to be plugged in at night to be ready for the day’s work the
  • Cape Cod Canal Co-Sponsors Local Water Safety Day

    The Cape Cod Canal and the U.S. Coast Guard teamed up for the 12th annual Cape Cod Canal Boating and Water Safety Day, June 24, outside the Cape Cod Canal Visitor’s Center.  “Water recreation activities are certainly fun, but unfortunately, drowning is the nation’s second leading cause of accidental deaths,” said Park Ranger Samantha Gray.  “At the

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