Author Archives: JW Sinton

Leeds Riverwalk on Sept. 6

Just to clarify the Riverwalk Schedule: the riverwalk in Leeds is still scheduled for Saturday, September 6. We’re excited  about this new riverwalk, which will be led by residents of Leeds, so all of us will be able to get … Continue reading

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August Change of Date and July 12th Riverwalk

The August 9th Riverwalk has been rescheduled for September 20th The riverwalk from Crimson & Clover Farm to the Meadow St. Bridge, originally scheduled for August 9, has been rescheduled for SEPTEMBER 20TH so that both Laurie Sanders and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Rail Trail Extension Community Meeting March 25

Tuesday, March 25th, 7:00-9:00 PM at Leeds School Cafeteria Come gain more information and offer your input on the extension of the Bike Path/Rail Trail from Grove Ave. in Leeds to South Main St. in Haydenville coming this spring and … Continue reading

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March 2014 Newsletter — Get Ready for Some Riverwalks!

MRGI Newsletter March 2014   GET READY FOR SOME RIVERWALKS! Dear Friends of the Mill River,         Yes, trust but verify that spring will arrive this year, and prepare yourselves for a great 2014 with the Mill River Greenway Initiative. … Continue reading

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Hidden Mill Riverwalk — Paradise Pond to Old South St.

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

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Williamsburg Mill River Greenway Committee Report

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

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We’re Back! Autumn News from MRGI

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

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Part 4 of A Mill River History

Part 4 of A Mill River History –  Contact: The Nonotuck and the English — has now been posted here.

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Scouting for Invasive Plants July 24th

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

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Trash In Leeds

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

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