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
Get ready for some high summer fun on the two Florence riverwalks and prepare for a fantastic fall! The Florence I riverwalk from Maines Field to Meadow St. Bridge will be led by Wendy Sinton of the Sojourner Truth Memorial … Continue reading
Here’s an amazing interactive map for the Mill Riverwalk from Paradise Pond to Old South Street. Check it out and send us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks to the incredible work of Victoria Beckley and Jon Caris at the Spatial … Continue reading
Construction of the MassCentral Rail Trail extension will begin in Leeds in the middle of July, precise date to be determined. During much of the construction, the existing and new section of the trail north of Florence Street/Mulberry Street and … Continue reading
Hello Friends! We’re delighted to announce the next set of Mill River walks for 2015. Please email us at email@example.com to reserve your spots. Every walk so far has been full with a waiting list, so register early! All walks … Continue reading
Thanks to Dave McLean, Jonah Keane and all the folks at MassAudubon’s Arcadia Refuge, the MRGI folks had a wonderful Sunday morning exploring the floodplain forest. How lucky we are to have such natural beauty and expert guides so close … Continue reading
Here are two imminent April events! April 18 Bay State Sustainability Fair 1:00-4:00 with a pair of riverwalks on Mill River historic sites. BSVA_SustainabilityFairFlyerPE April 27th at 7:30 P.M.: A UMass Amherst project for an outdoor exhibit in Florence at … Continue reading
Dear Friends of the Mill River, With ice finally melting, and rain in the forecast, spring has arrived! We’re delighted to announce the first batch of Mill River Walks for 2015. Sunday, April 19 — Floodplain Forest paddle, Arcadia Wildlife … Continue reading
John has put the next installments of a Mill River History up for your review and comments. Here are Part 7A: Introduction, 7B — Industrial Development: Dams & Mills, and 7C: Floods. This is pretty amazing stuff, so please feast … Continue reading
John has put the next installments of a Mill River History up for your review and comments. Here are Part 6A: Introduction and Part 6B: Dams, Mills, Floods and the Fishery.