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
Artist’s Statement: This work is based on the Mill River disaster, of 1874, which killed 140 people in the towns of Williamsburg, Haydenville and Leeds Massachusetts. I live on that same river and have watched it, listened to it, and … Continue reading
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS TO ADVANCE THE GREENWAY FROM VISION TO REALITY TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 7:00-9:00 PM FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER — Park St. and N. Main in Florence next to Lilly Library To All Mill River … Continue reading
Dear Mill River Greenway lovers, We are filled with gratitude and excitement as 2016 begins. Above all, we are grateful for your outpouring of support for our work with The Conway School for a gap analysis of the watershed’s natural, … Continue reading
Welcome to Fall on the Mill River! It’s been 2 eventful months since our last communication, and we’ve got some welcome news. Our final 2015 Riverwalk will be to the 1874 Williamsburg Dam Disaster Site on Saturday, November 14 10:00-12:00 … Continue reading
Saturday October 3 Walking Tour Walk through history in Florence Saturday at 9:30 come join us to learn about African-American history in Florence including Sojourner Truth’s house, abolitionist sites and the 19th c. utopian community in Florence. We will explain … Continue reading
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