New National Park Service Signs Installed in Whitinsville

New National Park Service Signs Installed in Whitinsville Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Celebrates Whitinsville’s Industrial Story Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park unveiled new interpretive signs in Whitinsville on October 12th. Pictured left to right: Eric Breitkreutz, Superintendent of Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park; Adam Gaudette, Northbridge Town Manager; Dick Moore, Board…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Seeks Nominations For John H. Chafee Heritage Awards

(WHITINSVILLE, MA) September 1, 2021 – The John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) seeks nominations for the John H. Chafee Heritage Awards. The Chafee Awards honor individuals or groups who have worked on projects, programs, and organizations that promote cultural heritage, environmental conservation, and/or the quality of life in the Blackstone River…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Survey Results Identify Priorities for the Region

Whitinsville, MA (August 13, 2021) – Results from the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor’s Public Input Survey this summer reveal top interests and desired priorities in the 25-community, bi-state region extending from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. BHC was assisted in this effort with the cooperation of the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC).…

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National Park Service Founders Day Celebration Set for August 25 at Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark

Whitinsville, MA (August 13, 2021) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park are hosting a special celebration for Founders Day, the 105th birthday of the National Park Service, on Wednesday, August 25, at Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI. Festivities will run between…

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BHC Seeks Public Input In Survey

Blackstone Heritage Corridor Launches Public Input Survey Community Feedback Will Help Guide Stewardship Priorities For the past 35 years, the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has been the storyteller, guide, and champion for the bi-state region created by Congress in 1986. The Corridor celebrates its heritage as the birthplace of the American Industrial…

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Voters Support Bikeway Expansion

Voters in Uxbridge and Sutton Vote to Authorize Local Officials to Negotiate Easements  for Blackstone River Bikeway Expansion   Whitinsville, MA  – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor’s mission to continue expanding the Blackstone River Greenway/Bikeway has gained momentum. At Town Meetings on May 15, Uxbridge and Sutton residents voted in favor of authorizing local…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor and All Out Adventures Partner to Bring Adaptive Cycling to MA and RI This Spring

Free accessible bike rides offer new experiences on the Blackstone River Bikeway/Greenway Photo: Front: Ellie Guild; Rear: Susan Halpin of Network of the National Library of Medicine, New England Region. Whitinsville, MA (March 22, 2021) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) is partnering with All Out Adventures (AOA) to offer a series of…

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Announces Board Appointments

Whitinsville, MA (February 3, 2021) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BRVHNC) announces appointments made to its Board of Directors following its annual meeting in January. The Board of Directors elected new officers as follows: Chair, Richard T. Moore (MA); First Vice-Chair, Dennis Rice (MA); Second Vice-Chair, Lee Dillard Adams (MA); Treasurer, Yvonne Chita (MA); and…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Acquires Wheelchair Bicycle for Adaptive Recreation Programs

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor has acquired a Van Raam OPair wheelchair bicycle to bring more adaptive recreation events to the Blackstone River Valley. On November 23, Bike-On delivered the bike where additional partners in the “Opening Doors the Outdoors” grant project, including All Out Adventures and Network of the National Library of Medicine,…

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