US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

News Stories

  • April

    District, Partners break ground for new Hanscom dormitory

    New England District officials participated in an event to kick off the construction of a project that will result in a better life environment for unaccompanied Air Force service members.The ground breaking ceremony for the new $12.6 million Airman dormitory took place March 13 at the construction site on Hanscom Air Force Base.  Col. Christopher
  • March

    Public Informational Meeting held on New Haven Harbor Study

    Members of the New England District, the New Haven Port Authority and the Connecticut Port Authority held a Public Informational Meeting on the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Jan. 24 at the Hall of Records, Hearing Room 200 Orange Street, New Haven, Connecticut.“The feasibility
  • Muddy River Restoration Project wins Build America Award

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts has been honored with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award.  According to AGC, the award honors AGC members who build the nation’s most impressive construction projects ranging across the building,
  • January

    Clement latest graduate of Division Leadership Program

    Jay Clement, Team Leader, Maine Regulatory Project Office, recently completed the North Atlantic Division Executive Leadership Program (NAD ELDP).  A ceremony marking the event took place at NAD Headquarters in Fort Hamilton, New York on Nov. 4.The year-long program strives to develop results-oriented, agile leaders with an enterprise perspective
  • Site visits, briefings keep North Atlantic Division Commander busy

    Brig. Gen. William Graham, North Atlantic Division Commander, visited the New England District to meet customers, go on site visits and to get informational briefings from District team members.  The General’s first stop was to West Hill Dam in Uxbridge, Massachusetts on the West River.  The project was built as a result of damage caused by
  • Operations holds annual training at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest

    The 2016 Operations Division Training was held on Oct. 25-27 at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, a research facility operated by the U.S. Forest Service in North Woodstock, New Hampshire, situated within the White Mountain National Forest. During his remarks, Scott Acone, Deputy District Engineer for Programs/Project Management, said the
  • October

    New England District celebrates milestone anniversaries for Littleville Lake and Knightville Dam

    Between them, Littleville Lake and Knightville Dam in Massachusetts both have served the people of New England by keeping dangerous floodwaters at bay for  a total of 125 years.  Local representatives joined members of the New England District team in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Knightville Dam and the 50th anniversary of Littleville Dam,
  • Distinguished Civilian Gallery Member receives prestigious award from Alma Mater

    Richard Reardon, retired Chief of Engineering/Planning and Distinguished Civilian Gallery Member, received the Academy of Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  The induction recognizes the outstanding contribution he made to the engineering profession as judged
  • New England District team commemorates Surry Mountain Lake Dam's 75th anniversary

    For the last 75 years, Surry Mountain Lake Dam in Surry, New Hampshire has stood at the ready to protect New Hampshire residents from flooding.  The District team members who operate the project held a 75th anniversary event on October 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to commemorate the opening of the dam.  “Among the participants that came to the event
  • District, volunteers celebrate National Public Lands Day

    National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands in the United States, and New England citizens did an incredible job at this year’s events.  Connecticut’s Black Rock Dam hosted their NPLD clean-up on September 17, while three Massachusetts sites, West Hill Dam, Buffumville Lake and Hodges Village Dam,