Corridor NEWS

New National Park Service Signs Installed in Whitinsville

October 15, 2021

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…

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

September 1, 2021

(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…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Survey Results Identify Priorities for the Region

August 13, 2021

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…

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

August 13, 2021

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…

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BHC Seeks Public Input In Survey

May 27, 2021

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…

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Voters Support Bikeway Expansion

May 20, 2021

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…

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BHC Renews Study to Restore a Section of the Historic Blackstone Canal in Uxbridge and Northbridge, MA

May 12, 2021

  Blackstone Heritage Corridor Celebrates Preservation Month in May Pictured here is a view of the historic Goat Hill Lock along the Blackstone Canal looking onto Rice City Pond in Uxbridge, MA. The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor has…

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

March 22, 2021

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…

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Announces Board Appointments

February 3, 2021

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…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Acquires Wheelchair Bicycle for Adaptive Recreation Programs

November 24, 2020

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…

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Protecting pollinators

May 29, 2020

Published May 27, in the Valley Breeze. National Heritage Corridor seeks help with new pledge By MELANIE THIBEAULT, Valley Breeze Staff Writer If you’re thinking about planting a garden this year, consider making it friendly for pollinators. The Blackstone River Valley…

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New artificial beehive now buzzing in Lincoln

May 21, 2020

Bee sure to sign our Pollinator Pledge!

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