Corridor NEWS

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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Earth Day Cleanups 2020

March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 Due to the public health and safety concerns with the Coronavirus, many of the 2020 spring cleanups scheduled throughout the Corridor have been canceled or postponed to later in the year. Here are some suggested safety tips…

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A Message to our Volunteers

March 13, 2020

Acting on a directive from the National Park Service, the Volunteers-In-Parks Program will be suspended for two weeks beginning today. All volunteers with both the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and Heritage Corridor are asked to refrain from volunteering…

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BHC Office and Heritage Center Closure

March 13, 2020

The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation. The safety and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers is our top priority. Acting with an abundance of caution, the Blackstone River Valley Heritage Center at…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Launches New Cemetery Conservation Ambassadors Volunteer Program

February 24, 2020

  Whitinsville, MA (Febraury 12, 2020) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has added a sixth volunteer program to its roster with the launch of the new Blackstone Heritage Corridor Cemetery Conservation Ambassadors. Inspired by the dedication of…

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