US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

News Stories

  • October

    District Completes Construction of Two Firing Ranges at Fort Devens

    Members of the New England District team, in partnership with the Louisville and Huntsville Districts, as well as the Security Construction and Range Control teams at Fort Devens recently completed two firing ranges at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.Dave O’Connor, Project Engineer and Chris Caisse, Construction Representative from the Central Resident
  • Celebrating National Public Lands Day

    Citizen stewardship and volunteerism are two very important aspects in keeping New England District projects maintained and looking beautiful. Although this takes place many times throughout the year, it is most concentrated during National Public Lands Day. Every year a call goes out to local residents asking that they come help celebrate their
  • Vermont Projects Perform Fall Water Releases For Public Enjoyment

    For Vermont canoeists, kayakers and rafters, there was one last water release along the West River at New England District’s Ball Mountain and Townshend Dams to end a successful and enjoyable summer water season at the projects. Controlled releases were made on Sept. 27 and Sept. 28 to provide desired waterflows for watercraft fun. Approximately
  • May

    Sustainability topic of New England District’s Women’s History Month

    “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,” served as the theme for the 2013 Women’s History Month event, sponsored by the Federal Women’s Program and the Equal Employment Opportunity Office, March 27 in the theatre.Kathy Loftus, Global Leader of Sustainable Engineering,
  • Emphasis on Water Safety at Federal Recreation Areas this Summer

    With warmer weather more people will be recreating near or in the water through the summer months. Now is the time to start thinking about water safety. Each year, an average of 3,880 people drown in the United States. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of injury death for children aged 1 - 4. Yet, it is possible – just by wearing a life jacket
  • Repairs Made to South Jetty in Newburyport

    The New England District and its contractor, Hugo Key and Son of Newport, R.I., recently completed a phase of repair and maintenance work on the South Jetty of Newburyport Harbor, Mass.  Maintenance work on the jetty has not been performed since 1970.“We’ve repaired approximately the first 600 feet of the 1,400-foot-long South Jetty in Newburyport
  • Celebrating Earth Day Around New England

    Team members at New England District projects throughout the region hosted events in celebration of Earth Day.Local remote control flying enthusiasts from Nutmeg R/C Flyers, Inc., of Thomaston, Conn., came out to the District’s Thomaston Dam to do some cleanup work, April 6. Volunteers from the club cleared a 10’x50’ long area from debris.