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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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New Williamsburg Mill River Greenway Study

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

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June 1st Launch of MRGI’s First Riverwalk Brochure — Paradise Pond to Old South St.

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

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