Monthly News Items for June 2018

  • Rockland’s Rail Trail

    NATUREby Kezia Bacon, Correspondent Do you know about the Hanover Branch Railroad? It extended 7.8 miles from Hanover Four Corners, through South and West Hanover, across Rockland, to North Abington, where it connected with the Old Colony Railroad to Plymouth. Incorporated in 1846, and constructed over the better part of the next 20 years, it officially opened for service in 1868. E. Y.…

  • Enter to Win a Painted Rain Barrel!

    The North and South Rivers Watershed Association, in conjunction with WaterSmart South Shore, is holding a painted rain barrel raffle. The NSRWA is collaborating with ten artists and groups on the South Shore for this public art project. A big thank you goes out to our participating artists and groups: Duxbury – Todd Alvey, Atlantic…

  • Letting the Rivers Flow

    On Tuesday, June 19th, NSRWA hosted the premier showing of the new movie short “Letting the Rivers Flow” at the North River Theater in Norwell. Created and filmed by Lauren Owens-Lambert, the movie showcases the removal of the Tack Factory Dam on the Third Herring Brook. The story chronicles the history of the project as…

  • NSRWA Photo Contest Winners Announced

    The winners of the NSRWA Explore South Shore Photo Contest have been determined. Prize Winners: 1st place: Lisa Irwin – Private NSRWA guided boat tour of the North River for six people (value: $500) 2nd place: Heather Guerard – Two tickets on a NSRWA boat tour of your choice (value: $150) 3rd place: Alison Dowd – A swag…

  • 2018 NSRWA/Rhino Shield South Shore Striper Tournament Reels in Big Winners!

    The North and South Rivers Watershed Association held their 2nd Annual South Shore Striper Tournament this past weekend. This year Rhino Shield New England came on board as the Premier Sponsor. One-hundred twenty-eight anglers of all ages participated in the event in five different categories: Motorized Boat Angler, Adult; Motorized Boat Angler, 12 and under; Shore Angler,…

  • 2018 Striper Tournament Leader Board

    Check here to see the latest and largest catch in your category. Last updated 12:10PM Sunday, June 10th   Motorized Boat Angler, Adult  John Paul Adams: 45″                 B031 Motorized Boat Angler, 12 and under  1st – Michael Hussy: 31.5               2nd –…