December 3 Autumn Bash and Riverwalk

By JW Sinton

Williamsburg Dam Trail Map Your celebration-minded co-moderators – Gaby, John, and Neal – will throw a pizza and beer fundraising party at the home of Neal and Susannah Bastek on Saturday, December 3rd on Village Hill in Williamsburg. From 2:00-4:00, Eric Weber, chairman of the Williamsburg Historical Commission will lead us on […]

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Our Autumn Bash and More!

By JW Sinton

We’ve got a full plate this fall, dear MRGI supporters, starting with an inaugural Riverwalk and a party in Williamsburg! Let’s get to it: Your celebration-minded co-moderators – Gaby, John, and Neal – will throw a pizza and beer fundraising party at the home of Neal and Susannah Bastek on […]

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Florence Riverwalk October 1

By JW Sinton

Florence Riverwalk Oct. 1 Join us for the inaugural riverwalk celebrating the new Florence Self-Guided Tour Brochure! Saturday October 1st 10:00 am to 11:30 am Meet at the Nonotuck Mill parking lot across Nonotuck St. from ChemiPlastica (do not park at ChemiPlastica!) MRGI’s third Historic Mill River Walk brochure is hot […]

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Mid-Summer Newsletter

By JW Sinton

Happy mid-summer to you all, and, yes, we are also bewildered by the surfeit of stones and dearth of water in our beloved Mill River. Yet the rain gods have come and we, who follow in the footsteps of the Nonotuck – the People In the Midst of the River […]

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Two Great August Events for MRGI Members

By JW Sinton

While not directly related to the Mill River, both these events will appeal to MRGI members — first, a play and second, a paddle. 1. Join us for an outing to the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington for a performance of “A Fiery and Still Voice,” a site-based living history […]

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A Stunning Spring and Summer Ahead

By JW Sinton

We’re thrilled to announce a series of great initiatives this spring and summer: LET’S TACKLE INVASIVES ALONG OUR RIVER! We’re delighted to make available a new guide for land stewards in the Mill River watershed, “Making Room for Native Plants and Wildlife.” The guide, written by the New England Wild […]

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New Guide: Managing invasives in the Mill River watershed

By Gaby Immerman

We’re delighted to announce the publication of a new guide for land stewards in the Mill River watershed, Making Room for Native Plants and Wildlife. The guide, written by the New England Wild Flower Society with support from Smith College, is a plant-by-plant guide to the management and removal of […]

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Help Connect Haydenville to Williamsburg on April 9!

By JW Sinton

MRGC forum flier 4-9-16

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Leap Day MRGI Community Meeting!

By JW Sinton

CONTRIBUTE YOUR IDEAS AT OUR SECOND MEETING WITH THE CONWAY SCHOOL Monday, Feb. 29, 7:00-9:00 PM at the Florence Civic Center Dear Mill River Lovers, Once again we’re asking you to contribute ideas on how to advance our goals for a greenway along the Mill River. Margot Halpin and Armi […]

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Request for Funds for Leeds Interpretive Signs

By JW Sinton

The Leeds Civic Association and Leeds Committee of MRGI are seeking funds to provide historical interpretative signage to compliment the Mill River Greenway Initiative’s Self-Guided walking tour through historic Leeds.  Historical signage will depict the village during its manufacturing heyday as the center of economic and industrial vitality in Northampton.  […]

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