The Mill River Greenway is…
a working group of local citizens who aim to protect the Mill River watershed, preserve its cultural artifacts, enhance its biological health and encourage recreational activity. Our goal is to design and create a greenway along the river.
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Author Archives: JW Sinton
The Mill River Greenway Initiative is sponsoring a guided tour with John Sinton from the historic dam site at Paradise Pond to downtown Northampton where the river used to run. Easy 1.25 mile walk. SATURDAY, Nov. 16, 10:00-11:30 AM. Meet … Continue reading
The Williamsburg Mill River Greenway Committee is pleased to provide you with a link to our recently-completed report on the feasibility of establishing a Greenway along the Mill River between Haydenville and Williamsburg centers. The report provides a thorough, thoughtful … Continue reading
We’re back from summer hiatus and ready for a great fall. Here’s the news: 1. Please welcome our new co-moderator Gaby Immerman, who joins Neal Bastek and John Sinton in leading our MRGI initiatives. Gaby wears many hats — she’s … Continue reading
Part 4 of A Mill River History – Contact: The Nonotuck and the English — has now been posted here.
We are partnering with the Connecticut River Watershed Council and Grow Food Northampton to survey a portion of the Mill River off Meadow Street for invasive plant species. MRGI members are more than welcome to join in the beginning of … Continue reading
Please read today’s front page of the Gazette with Bob Dunn’s lead article on the trash problem along the Mill in Leeds. We hope that MRGI will be able to work with the Leeds Civic Association and the City to … Continue reading
Here it is! After a year’s study, Williamsburg’s Mill River Greenway Committee has published its Mill River Greenway Feasibility Report that focuses on ways to link Haydenville and Williamsburg Center along the river. It’s well worth a look, and congratulations … Continue reading
Come help us launch the first of MRGI’s series of self-guided historic riverwalks, this one from Paradise Pond on the Smith College campus to Old South Street in downtown Northampton. You will be walking through more than 350 years of … Continue reading
Part 3 of A Mill River History, entitled “The First People,” is ready for you to view here.
This month we are introducing our Mill River History, beginning with the river’s re-emergence from under glaciers after the last Ice Age. Follow us on Facebook. We welcome your suggestions, corrections, and comments. Introduction and Geological History We will introduce … Continue reading