Category Archives: Northampton

Interactive Map for the Hidden Mill Riverwalk

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 info@millrivergreenway.org Thanks to the incredible work of Victoria Beckley and Jon Caris at the Spatial … Continue reading

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Two April Opportunities

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

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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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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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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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Draining Paradise Pond

  Several people have asked, “What’s happening at  Smith College’s Paradise Pond?”  Here is the answer from our most knowledgeable source, Gary Hartwell, Smith College’s  Project Manager. The Pond has been “partially” drawn down to repair the earthen portion of … Continue reading

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Vote on Northampton’s Community Preservation Act

Northampton Residents to Vote Whether to Repeal the Community Preservation Act on November 1st. There will be a single referendum question on Northampton’s election ballot this November 1st: The question is whether Northampton should repeal the Community Preservation Act (CPA).  … Continue reading

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Look Park Pond Dredging Meeting

Folks, there’s a meeting today, June 23 at 3:00 at Look Park to visit the Corps of Engineers dredging site at Willow Park.  Here is the contents of the email from the Corps’s contact, John Sargent: …we are planning to … Continue reading

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