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

Media Advisory: Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, Port of Virginia and the City of Virginia Beach will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the commencement of the Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II on...
Pittsburgh District to demolish dam in Monongahela River after more than 100 years of navigation
After more than 100 years of operation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will demolish the navigation dam near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, to improve navigation on the Monongahela...
USFS Celebrates upgrades at Redding Air Attack Base Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
5/16/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Forest Service held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Redding Air Attack Base on April 25, 2024, to celebrate the completion of the first phase of safety upgrades and modernization.The U.S...

Feature Stories

Author: Ann Marie R. Harvie
  • June

    New England District Recreation Areas Celebrate Earth Day

    The 47th annual world wide celebration of Earth Day to commemorate the beginning of the environmental movement was held at three New England District projects where volunteers worked to clean up the recreation areas and improve the environment, April 22.The Cape Cod Canal in Massachusetts, in partnership with AmeriCorps, Cape Cod, the town of
  • New England District holds day-long event in support of School To Careers' Bioengineering Symposium

    The New England District once again collaborated with the Schools to Careers Partnership to sponsor a daylong event as part of the Program’s three-day Bioengineering Symposium, April 19.“This is the second year the District has done a full site tour – last year we toured Muddy River – but this is the fourth year we have participated in the overall
  • Children explore engineering and science during annual STEM event

    There is a time of year when the New England District opens its doors to young people providing them a glimpse of what it is like to work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.  That day, Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, took place April 21 at the Concord Park Headquarters in Concord, Massachusetts.About 29 children

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