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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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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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Water Quality Monitoring Volunteers Needed

The Connecticut River Watershed Council is looking for volunteers to monitor water quality on the Mill River off of Maines Field in Florence/Bay State.   Water samples are needed weekly from May 31 to October 4 and would be taken every … Continue reading

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Let’s Party on May 10th

Thursday, May 10th 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Craig Della Penna’s Pedal to Properties, 14 Strong Ave., Northampton Well, folks, it’s time for our annual spring bash.  One and all are welcome, members and non members.  We’ll be unveiling … Continue reading

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New Irene Photos

Here are some great new photos, folks.  The three from professional photogapher, Janine Norton, show the mud line after the waters subsided, a great way to measure the height of the water.  One from MRG member Bill Williams shows the … Continue reading

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Irene — Early Thoughts

Well, folks, what a storm, what a peculiar storm.  In the history of Mill River floods that goes back 350 years, this was one of the few times that the Connecticut River tributaries had record high water, while the big … Continue reading

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Irene Flooding

We’re still digesting the enormity of this weekend’s flooding of the Mill river — and cleaning up our own yards — we’ll scratch some more thoughts together once things settle down a bit. Hoping Northampton fares ok when the Connecticut … Continue reading

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Goshen Conservation Commission Seeking new members

The town of Goshen is desperately seeking some new members for the conservation commission. They are currently down to two members and can’t reach a quorum. The commission is charged with protecting the town’s wetlands including the headwaters of the … Continue reading

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Sat. Oct. 1, River Clean-Up

SAVE THIS DATE: Saturday Oct. 1 is the day we’ll set aside for a Mill River cleanup that we’ll coordinate with the CT River Watershed Council’s Source-to-Sea cleanup. Mill River Greenway members should weigh in on the section of our … Continue reading

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Welcome!

The Mill River Greenway is a working group of local citizens representing all of the towns within the Mill River Watershed with the aim of protecting the watershed, preserving its cultural artifacts, enhancing its biological health and encouraging recreational activities.  Our … Continue reading

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