New England News Releases

USACE evaluating construction alternatives for future repair work on Stamford Hurricane Protection Barrier
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the district is in the early planning stages for necessary maintenance and repair of the Stamford Hurricane Protection...
Beaches, some roads to remain closed when North Hartland Lake, Union Village Dam recreation areas open for the season May 25
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that ongoing work to recover from flood damage from storms last year will delay the season opening of some beach areas and roads...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in...

Top Rotator

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

Galveston District celebrates 144 years
2/27/2024 UPDATED
On February 25, 1880, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) established its first engineer district in Texas on an island off the Gulf Coast. One hundred forty-four years, 52 district commanders,...
Investing in employee safety should pay dividends
Col. Chad Caldwell accepts that the business of building and operating massive infrastructure projects is inherently hazardous. He doesn’t accept that all work-related injuries are inevitable.With a...
LA District Conducts COOP Training in Phoenix
The Los Angeles District Emergency Management team conducted the Continuity of Operations, or COOP, training exercise March 11-12 at the district’s area office in Phoenix...

Feature Stories

Author: Nicole Giles
  • April

    Regional High School science students return to Hodges Village

    For the second winter in a row, science students from Shepherd Hill Regional High School of Dudley, Massachusetts, worked with Park Ranger Nicole Giles to improve Wood Duck habitat at Hodges Village Dam, Feb. 22. The boxes were made in the summer of 2017 by Hodges Village volunteer park hosts. Historically, a small wetland called Stumpy Pond has

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