US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

News Stories

  • November

    West Hill Dam hosts Butterfly Story Walk

    Butterflies are fascinating to adults and children alike.  Their fluttering wings bring giggles from children and smiles from adults.  West Hill Dam, in conjunction with the Building Bridges Community Outreach for Early Education Program and the Uxbridge Police Department Interagency Office, held a Monarch Story Walk Sept. 13 at the dam.About 10
  • Cape Cod Canal personnel hire goats to 'dine' on invasive plants at the Railroad Bridge

    When people visit the Cape Cod Canal they expect to see some pretty amazing things – the occasional whale or seal passing through the water, birds, squirrels and so on. Goats are typically not on that list; however, a small herd of goats were seen at the Canal in September snacking on the vegetation on the south side of the Railroad Bridge at the
  • September

    Corps conducts environmental assessment of operations, maintenance at Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in Providence

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has completed a draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the continued operations and maintenance activities at the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in Providence, Rhode Island.The Environmental Assessment (EA) identifies, documents and evaluates the
  • Sand castle contest a hit at West Hill Dam

    Nothing says summer like a good old fashioned sand castle contest.  West Hill Dam, partnering with the Friends of Beginning Bridges of Northbridge and Uxbridge, hosted such an event at the recreational site’s beach area August 12.Nearly 90 people from very small children to bigger kids 12 and over participated in the event.  There were no age
  • District hosts Broad Meadows presentation for public

    At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project and Salt Marsh Restoration, Aug. 24.  The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures
  • Public Hearings held in Connecticut and New York on Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan

    The New England District released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) on Monday, Aug.17.   The public comment period will run through Oct. 16.  The New England District conducted public hearings Aug. 24-27 and Sept. 16-17.  The
  • July

    New fish ladders to help improve fish populations at Ten Mile River Restoration Project celebrated

    For the first time in over a century, fish living in the Ten  Mile River can swim to their spawning grounds unassisted.Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, joined Congressionals, Senators and other partners in cutting the ribbon on the Ten Mile River Ecosystem Restoration Project, June 19.  The ceremony took place in Rumford,
  • Connecticut Update Report

    Connecticut Update Report.
  • Maine State Update Report

    The latest Maine State Update Report is now online.
  • New England District, MassBay sign educational agreement

    Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, entered into an education partnership agreement with MassBay Community College, May 26.  Col. Barron and John O’Donnell, President of MassBay Community College signed the agreement at the Wellesley, Massachusetts Campus. “This agreement established the basis for mutual understanding and