Author Archives: JW Sinton

2017 Winter News

It’s been three months since we last corresponded with you, dear MRGI supporters, and, after a Dam Walk and wonderful winter celebration to cap off a productive 2016, we’ve caught our breath and are ready to head into springtime. The … Continue reading

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December 3 Autumn Bash and Riverwalk

Williamsburg Dam Trail Map Your celebration-minded co-moderators – Gaby, John, and Neal – will throw a pizza and beer fundraising party at the home of Neal and Susannah Bastek on Saturday, December 3rd on Village Hill in Williamsburg. From 2:00-4:00, Eric Weber, … Continue reading

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Our Autumn Bash and More!

We’ve got a full plate this fall, dear MRGI supporters, starting with an inaugural Riverwalk and a party in Williamsburg! Let’s get to it: Your celebration-minded co-moderators – Gaby, John, and Neal – will throw a pizza and beer fundraising … Continue reading

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Florence Riverwalk October 1

Florence Riverwalk Oct. 1 Join us for the inaugural riverwalk celebrating the new Florence Self-Guided Tour Brochure! Saturday October 1st 10:00 am to 11:30 am Meet at the Nonotuck Mill parking lot across Nonotuck St. from ChemiPlastica (do not park at … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Newsletter

Happy mid-summer to you all, and, yes, we are also bewildered by the surfeit of stones and dearth of water in our beloved Mill River. Yet the rain gods have come and we, who follow in the footsteps of the … Continue reading

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Two Great August Events for MRGI Members

While not directly related to the Mill River, both these events will appeal to MRGI members — first, a play and second, a paddle. 1. Join us for an outing to the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington for a performance … Continue reading

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A Stunning Spring and Summer Ahead

We’re thrilled to announce a series of great initiatives this spring and summer: LET’S TACKLE INVASIVES ALONG OUR RIVER! We’re delighted to make available a new guide for land stewards in the Mill River watershed, “Making Room for Native Plants … Continue reading

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Help Connect Haydenville to Williamsburg on April 9!

MRGC forum flier 4-9-16

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Leap Day MRGI Community Meeting!

CONTRIBUTE YOUR IDEAS AT OUR SECOND MEETING WITH THE CONWAY SCHOOL Monday, Feb. 29, 7:00-9:00 PM at the Florence Civic Center Dear Mill River Lovers, Once again we’re asking you to contribute ideas on how to advance our goals for … Continue reading

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Request for Funds for Leeds Interpretive Signs

The Leeds Civic Association and Leeds Committee of MRGI are seeking funds to provide historical interpretative signage to compliment the Mill River Greenway Initiative’s Self-Guided walking tour through historic Leeds.  Historical signage will depict the village during its manufacturing heyday … Continue reading

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