Upper Roberts Meadow Dam

By JW Sinton

Check out the Upper Roberts Meadow Dam and Reservoir project that we’ve just added to the project list.  While the Greenway takes no official position on whether or not to save the dam, we think it’s important to let our members know what’s going on.

Read More

Mass DER Newsletter

By JW Sinton

The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration, one of our close partners, has just published it’s latest newsletter here.  The newsletter, Ebb&Flow, always has some pretty neat stuff in it, but we’d like to draw your particular attention to the grants section, which briefly describes recreational trails grants for which we […]

Read More

Williamsburg Village Centers Visioning Session

By nealb

On Tuesday JUNE 14 at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices (Haydenville) please come share your thoughts on the Williamsburg village centers at a public visioning session, it’s a great chance to let the town know how much the river means to you and your community. The meeting is hosted […]

Read More

Tell Us Your Mill River Story

By nealb

We’ve seen our share of heavy rains this spring, the water’s up. I like when the water’s up because when it’s rushing through the narrows of Burgy center like that I can hear the river at my house on Village Hill. What’s your favorite thing about the Mill River in […]

Read More

1874 Williamsburg Flood Song

By JW Sinton

It’s time to celebrate the 1874 Williamsburg Flood with a lecture by Eric Weber and a tour with Ralmon Black (see events and field trips).  With that in mind, check out local songwriter Drew Smith’s 1874 Williamsburg Flood Song on our new Art and Music page: http://millrivergreenway.org/?page_id=953.

Read More

Dredging Willow Pond at Look Park

By JW Sinton

We’d like to bring to your attention a plan for dredging Willow Pond at Look Park in Florence.  The Daily Hampshire Gazette’s article on May 5th has a good summary of the issues. Gary Metras of the Pioneer Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited has a smart take on the issue.  […]

Read More

River Walks and Events

By JW Sinton

To Be Rescheduled Ralmon Black’s field trip for the Williamsburg Historical Society will be rescheduled.  It was rained out on April 23. This is a tour of the Failed Mill River Dam Site (Flood of 1874) on the Mill River’s East Branch. Sunday, May 22nd 2-5 pm Bean/Allard Groundbreaking Celebration […]

Read More

Welcome!

By nealb

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 ultimate goal is to design and create a greenway along […]

Read More