• The Slater Mill (yellow) and Wilkinson Mill (stone), along the Blacktone River in Pawtucket RI

    Blackstone River Valley

    National Heritage Corridor MA,RI

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A VITAL AND ACTIVE PLACE

There is always some news from the Blackstone Valley: new projects, new visions, new successes. Here are some of the more recent articles that have appeared in the media about the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.

 

IN THE NEWS

Sen. John Kerry: Blackstone Valley's past, future
Metro west Daily News, October 14, 2011

Historic Park bill filed for R.I., Mass
Providence Journal, October 14 2011

Congressman Neal Will Visit Lookout Rock on Monday
Daily Northbridge, October 10, 2011

New Push for Blackstone River National Park Status
Daily Millbury, October 11

Secretary of the Interior Tours Blackstone Valley
Woonsocket Call, August 17

Secretary of the Interior Salazar Visits Blackstone Valley
Valley Breeze, August 17

Edward Fitzpatrick: Creating a new national park in Blackstone River Valley
Providence Journal, July 31

Volunteer Gives Back
Woonsocket Patch.com, July 29

Ranger: Slatersville was the model for future mill villages
Valley Breeze, July 27

Has The Day Arrived For A Blackstone National Park?
National Parks Traveler Blog, July 22

A new national park?
Greenboro, NC News Record Travel Blog, July 19

Park Service report bolsters Blackstone River area
Providence Journal, July 19

Blackstone heritage corridor could become new national historical park
Providence Journal, July 18, 2011

Park service supports new national park in RI, MA
Boston Globe, July 18

Park Service looking at three plans
Woonsocket Call, July 18, 2011

Whitinsville, Hopedale backed for national park
Worcester Telegram, July 18, 2011

Local Sites on Path to Become National Historic Parks
WBRU 95.5 Providence, July 18, 2011

To honor Union soldier, historical group will repair his gravestone
Woonsocket Call, ‎Jul 10, 2011‎

RI senator eyes Blackstone Valley as national park
Boston Globe, Associated Press, ‎Jul 6, 2011

‎Diner has new life
Worcester Telegram, ‎Jul 6, 2011‎

Blackstone Valley 101: Online tutorial aims to educate, inspire
Worcester Telegram, May 2011

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