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Bourne Rail Trail Threatened By Transfer Station Contract - Letter - CapeNews.net

Sat Apr 29 2017 9:20am

Bourne Rail Trail Threatened By Transfer Station Contract - Letter
CapeNews.net
The transfer station, which has been dormant since 2014, sits on the edge of Joint Base Cape Cod and is served by a rail line that connects with the publicly owned MassDOT property that is currently being considered for the Bourne Rail Trail/Shining ...

Tree board adds to Rails to Trails orchard - The Ranger

Fri Apr 28 2017 6:14pm

Tree board adds to Rails to Trails orchard
The Ranger
The Riverton tree board organized the planting of six new trees along the Rails to Trails path Wednesday as National Arbor Day is celebrated Friday. After planting a grove of apple trees behind The Depot last year, the tree board expanded the fruity ...

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Should Swampscott fund the design and engineering costs of the proposed rail trail? - The Boston Globe

Fri Apr 28 2017 12:21pm

The Boston Globe

Should Swampscott fund the design and engineering costs of the proposed rail trail?
The Boston Globe
Now is the time for Swampscott to move forward toward completing a much-needed linear park. The rail trail would offer real recreational, aesthetic, economic, and safety benefits to our community. It would be a safe and beautiful park for biking ...

LETTER: Yes to rail trail - News - Wicked Local Sherborn - Sherborn ... - Wicked Local Sherborn

Thu Apr 27 2017 8:58pm

LETTER: Yes to rail trail - News - Wicked Local Sherborn - Sherborn ...
Wicked Local Sherborn
Many of our front doors are just 40 feet from the rail bed. We support the Dover Greenway and say “YIMFY” — YES IN MY FRONT YARD!As abutters on ...

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LETTER: Swampscott Rail Trail could cost millions - Wicked Local Swampscott

Thu Apr 27 2017 4:03pm

LETTER: Swampscott Rail Trail could cost millions
Wicked Local Swampscott
After attending the Rail Trail information session and the Finance and Capital Improvements meetings I write against the warrant to spend $850k for a plan that is not fully baked, and could cost the town millions. A prominent land use attorney that was ...

Harlem Valley Rail Trail extension planned for 2018 - Poughkeepsie Journal

Thu Apr 27 2017 2:20pm

Poughkeepsie Journal

Harlem Valley Rail Trail extension planned for 2018
Poughkeepsie Journal
Construction on a long-planned extension to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail is expected to begin in 2018, according to Dutchess County officials. Final design for the 8-mile extension north from Millerton is underway, county Communications Director ...

Rail Trail Rambles continue through April and May - Minden Times

Thu Apr 27 2017 11:15am

Minden Times

Rail Trail Rambles continue through April and May
Minden Times
The Rail Trail Rambles take place on Sundays in the spring, along rail beds in the Highlands where locomotives once sped. What makes these rambles, as opposed to hikes, so appealing is that they're 90 minute social events for people of all ages, and dogs.

Meadowbrook elementary students make East Longmeadow Rail Trail a friendlier place with art (photos) - MassLive.com

Thu Apr 27 2017 9:32am

MassLive.com

Meadowbrook elementary students make East Longmeadow Rail Trail a friendlier place with art (photos)
MassLive.com
EAST LONGMEADOW — With messages like "Spread Kindness," and "Kindness is Contagious," artwork from students at Meadowbrook Elementary School made the Redstone Rail Trail a friendlier place last week. As part of the school's declaration of April as ...

Conceptual rail trail plan released, info sessions set ... - Lake Placid News

Thu Apr 27 2017 7:49am

Lake Placid News

Conceptual rail trail plan released, info sessions set ...
Lake Placid News
RAY BROOK - A series of public meetings have been scheduled on the state Department of Environmental Conservation's conceptual plan for a proposed rail ...
State releases rail trail plan | The Daily GazetteThe Daily Gazette

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Two Northern Rivers councils join forces for rail trail bid - Northern Star

Thu Apr 27 2017 1:04am

Northern Star

Two Northern Rivers councils join forces for rail trail bid
Northern Star
LISMORE City Council and Richmond Valley Council have lodged an expression of interest with the NSW Government for funding to build a rail trail from Casino to Eltham. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro last month launched the ...

My latest obsession: West Virginia Rails to Trails - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Thu Apr 27 2017 12:17am

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

My latest obsession: West Virginia Rails to Trails
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
If you haven't guessed, I was riding my bicycle on the West Fork River Rail Trail, which scenically winds its way through Enterprise, Worthington, Barrackville, Monongah, Norway and other charming little towns. Back in the day, the Baltimore & Ohio ...

To advance rail trail, DCR endorses Sudbury-Hudson power line - Wicked Local Sudbury

Wed Apr 26 2017 9:32pm

Wicked Local Sudbury

To advance rail trail, DCR endorses Sudbury-Hudson power line
Wicked Local Sudbury
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation is formally supporting the underground construction of Eversource's proposed transmission line to further ...

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Swampscott residents deeply divided over rail trail article - Wicked Local Swampscott

Wed Apr 26 2017 2:11pm

Wicked Local Swampscott

Swampscott residents deeply divided over rail trail article
Wicked Local Swampscott
If the contentious discussion at Monday night's Capital Improvement and Finance committees' joint meeting is any indication, the rail trail article on the 2017 Town Warrant will highlight debate on the Town Meeting floor. Swampscott Director of ...

Students fundraise for rail trail - BCLocalNews

Wed Apr 26 2017 9:17am

Students fundraise for rail trail
BCLocalNews
Students in Lake Country are joining together to raise funds for the Okanagan Rail Trail. “It's something that will add to the community and everyone who puts in a little bit helps move it along,” said rail trail ambassador Bob Hodgins, who has ...

Natick: Rail trail construction on tap - News - Natick Bulletin and Tab ... - Wicked Local Natick

Tue Apr 25 2017 11:05pm

Natick: Rail trail construction on tap - News - Natick Bulletin and Tab ...
Wicked Local Natick
NATICK – Construction of the Cochituate Rail Trail remains on tap for the coming years, though reconstruction of the Rte. 9 bridge has changed, a town official ...

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Natick: Rail trail construction on tap - News - MetroWest Daily News ... - MetroWest Daily News

Tue Apr 25 2017 10:41pm

MetroWest Daily News

Natick: Rail trail construction on tap - News - MetroWest Daily News ...
MetroWest Daily News
NATICK – Construction of the Cochituate Rail Trail remains on tap for the coming years, though reconstruction of the Rte. 9 bridge has changed, a town official ...

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Bruce Freeman Rail Trail construction begins next month in West Concord - Wicked Local Concord

Tue Apr 25 2017 9:10pm

Wicked Local Concord

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail construction begins next month in West Concord
Wicked Local Concord
D.W. White Construction will start work the week of May 1 on the $6.7 million West Concord section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail, according to a press release from Marcia Rasmussen, Concord's director of planning and land management. Rasmussen said ...

Rail trail article squeaks by in Lynnfield - Daily Item

Tue Apr 25 2017 12:35pm

Daily Item

Rail trail article squeaks by in Lynnfield
Daily Item
LYNNFIELD — It all came down to one vote for a controversial rail trail article at Monday night's Annual Town Meeting. By a 342-341 tally, Lynnfield voters gave selectmen authorization to enter into a 99-year lease agreement with the MBTA for use of ...

DEC releases conceptual rail trail plan - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Tue Apr 25 2017 10:00am

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

DEC releases conceptual rail trail plan
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
RAY BROOK — A series of public meetings have been scheduled on the state Department of Environmental Conservation's conceptual plan for a proposed rail trail between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake. The Draft Adirondack Rail Trail Conceptual Plan was ...

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