Friends of Gorham’s Pond News Archive

Art show Reception to Benefit Gorham's Pond InvitationArt Show and Reception to Benefit Gorham’s Pond
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
Join us to view local artwork and 30% of your purchase will go to restore Gorham’s Pond.
Priceless silent auction item: Night for two at Paul’s Cocktail Lounge and Roxy Hotel

L to R: Ed Gentile, Darien Director of Public works, Lucia Zachowski, President, Friends of Gorham's Pond, State Rep Terrie Wood, John Lundeen, FOGP Chair, Jayme Stevenson, Darien First Selectman and State Senator Carlo Leone.Town of Darien Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Commemorate Completion of Dam Restoration and Sediment Dredging Project at Goodwives River
On Friday, October 21, 2016, the Town of Darien, CT hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of a dam restoration and sediment dredging project at the Goodwives River, a longtime goal of the Friend’s of Gorham’s Pond.

Warm Weather Keeps Pond Project Running – Darien Times Article
January 21, 2016 – The delay of winter weather has allowed for more progress to be made on the Goodwives River dam repair and sediment dredging project.

Goodwives River Project Underway, with Some Setbacks – Darien Times News Article
November 19, 2015 – A project to repair the Good Wives River Bridge and remove thousands of feet of sediment from Gorham’s Pond is now underway, but the impending winter has altered the planned schedule.

Opening of Gorham’s Pond Tide Gates
Press Release – Town of Darien, October 27, 2015

Goodwives Dredging to Start in the Fall – Darien News Article
August 8, 2015 – The Town of Darien will move forward with a project this fall to rebuild the Upper Gorham Pond dam, dredge thousands of cubic yards of road sand, and install a fish ladder to help herring migrate more easily.

Pond Project Enters Bidding Phase – Darien Times Article
August 13, 2015 – The Town of Darien is seeking contractors to perform work on the upper portion of Gorham’s Pond, which would include the restoration of the Upper Pond dam, the installation of a fish ladder, and sediment dredging.

Spring 2015 Newsletter
Our high priority project on the “Upper Pond” of the Goodwives River can be safely said to be moving forward, having received a solid vote of approval at Darien’s Planning and Zoning Commission on March 24th.

Darien Times Features FOGP
The Darien Times of Darien, Connecticut published a feature article on the Friends of Gorham’s Pond on Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Spring 2014 Newsletter
It is with great pleasure that we present our first ever Friends of Gorham’s Pond newsletter.

Update for the Darien Board of Selectmen on Upper Pond Project
February 24, 2014 – Letter from John Lundeen, President, Friends of Gorham’s Pond, to Darien Board of Selectmen.

FOGP Reception
October 6, 2013 – State Senator Carlo Leone and Darien Land Trust President Chris Filmer joined over 50 Darien residents at the Friends of Gorham’s Pond Reception.

Friends of Gorham’s Pond Annual Meeting Letter
August 27, 2013 – Letter from John Lundeen, President, Friends of Gorham’s Pond.