US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

News Stories

  • October

    Former Peace Corps volunteers serve at New England District

    There are those in the District who have always wanted to make a difference in the world. They are people of action, people who will travel any distance and endure any environment to bring comfort and assistance to others. People like that join the Peace Corps. Planning Division is home to four former Peace Corps volunteers – Elizabeth Decelles, Kevin Foster, Sharon Pailler and Mike Penko – and served in different parts of the world before arriving at the New England District.
  • Corps of Engineers, MassDOT announce cooperation agreement memorandum and new Bourne Bridge maintenance schedule

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) are announcing that scheduled maintenance on the Bourne Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal is being shifted to the spring season next year.
  • District, partners, teach children the importance of safe drinking water during Connecticut STEM event

    Most children take safe drinking water for granted, but not the seventh graders at the Strong Middle School in Durham, Connecticut. Their school is only steps away from the Superfund Site that has contaminated their drinking water. In the near future, thanks in part to the New England District, a new, clean water solution will be in place and their drinking water will be safe.
  • July

    District hosts day of Bioengineering Symposium

    The New England District coordinated with educational partners, Schools to Careers to cohost one of the three days of School To Careers’ Bioengineering Symposium.  Participation in the annual Symposium is part of the District’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program.The New England District hosted 30 students who gave up a day of
  • Sen. Shaheen, District Engineer tour Hampton Harbor

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, toured Hampton Harbor in New Hampshire with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, May 11 to see the condition of the harbor and to talk about the possibility of dredging it.  The area has not been dredged since 2012.“The winter storms have added quite a bit of shoaling to the anchorage and also damaged the jetty,”
  • New England District projects celebrate Earth Day

    New England District is steeped in tradition – from ceremonies of old to current annual events.  One of these traditions – celebrating Earth Day – has become as time honored as reciting the District’s history during Founder’s Day.Three New England District projects – West Hill Dam, Hodges Village Dam and the Cape Cod Canal – all held Earth Day
  • Cape Cod Canal's Samantha Gray selected as 2018 Legend by American Recreation Coalition

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recognized what most in the New England District already knew: Samantha Gray, Lead Interpretive Ranger at the Cape Cod Canal is a "legend."
  • May

    New England District’s Junior Ranger Programs Teach Environmental Stewardship and Protecting Natural Resources

    When the warm weather finally reaches New England, children in the region will have a unique opportunity to get a feel for what being a Corps of Engineers Park Ranger is like.Several New England District recreation sites will host free junior ranger programs for children 6-12 in the spring/summer of 2018.  Each program is as unique as the project
  • Iorio receives high marks at MassBay Community College Career Panel

    Maryellen Iorio went back to college March 20, but it wasn’t to pick up another degree.  The New England District Project Manager participated on a career panel at MassBay Community College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts as part of the Partnership in Education agreement the New England District has with the college.  “The experience was very
  • Former District project taken off EPA’s National Priorities List

    One of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund Sites the New England District restored has recently been taken off their National Priorities List (NPL).The Hatheway & Patterson Superfund Site, located in Mansfield and Foxborough, Massachusetts was taken off the list during an announcement March 15.  “Deleting Hatheway & Patterson from the