Monthly News Items for December 2018

  • The Chesapeake, The Shannon, and the North River Boys Who Got Between Them

    NATURE by Kezia Bacon, Correspondent On June 18, 1812, US President James Madison declared war against the United Kingdom. Trade conflicts had heated up, due to the Napoleonic Wars and the UK’s attempt to block the US from trading with France. Impressment of Americans into the British Navy was also a serious concern. “Press gangs” would…

  • NSRWA Board Member Kevin Cassidy Honored by Mass Rivers Alliance

    At their Annual Meeting on December 5, Mass Rivers Alliance honored Kevin Cassidy, of Earthrise Law Center, for his pro bono work on behalf of watershed groups across the state. Kevin has been on the NSRWA board for since 2015, and has been a champion for water on the South Shore. Founded in 1996, Earthrise…

  • NSRWA’s 25th Annual New Year’s Day Walk

    Hanover Branch Rail Trail in Rockland and AbingtonRobert J. Nyman Rockland Senior CenterTuesday, January 1, 20191:00 pm – 2:30 pm Join the NSRWA for the 25th year of ringing in the New Year together by exploring our watershed. This year’s walk will follow the Hanover Branch Rail Trail in Rockland and Abington. The Rail Trail follows…

  • 2019 Explore South Shore Calendars Now on Sale!

    Our new 2019 Explore South Shore Calendars are now on sale. All of the photos featured are the winners in our Explore South Shore photo contest. They are the perfect holiday gift for anyone on your list. The calendars are $15 a piece and they are available at our offices, at 214 South Street in Norwell, or…

  • Map of Natural Resources at 274 Water Street, Pembroke Proposed 40b

    Pembroke 40B Housing Project Update

    Since our last update, the state Department of Housing and Community Development has approved a proposed 56 unit River Marsh Village site abutting the North River in Pembroke as eligible for the development. Pembroke has appealed that ruling on the basis of a similarly denied project in 2005 by the same developer.  While Pembroke pursues…