April 16, 2021 – Chelmsford repairs update

4/16 Update: Good news! The trail in Chelmsford is now open from the Lowell Line/Rt. 3 Tunnel to Pond Street. Beginning Tuesday, April 20th, the trail in Chelmsford will be closed from Pond Street south to the Westford town line

April 14, 2021 – FBFRT Spring Newsletter is here!

Read the latest updates about the trail including: Phase 2B Bridge Construction on ScheduleConnector Trail Coming Soon to LowellBFRT Progresses in SudburyRepairs to Trail in ChelmsfordFunding Sought for Purchase of Phase 3 in Framingham Download the newsletter here: https://bit.ly/BFRT-News-Spring-2021

April 17, 2021 – Great Framingham Cleanup

Great Framingham CleanupA City Wide Cleanup EventSaturday April 17, 2021Sign up and Details at:www.KeepFraminghamBeautiful.org

January 18, 2021 – Update to Partial Rail Trail Closure in Chelmsford

Updated 1/14: Partial Rail Trail Closure to Complete Improvements Beginning Monday, December 21, 2020 the Rail Trail will be closed indefinitely from the Lowell line to Golden Cove, Golden Cove to Chelmsford Center AND Chelmsford Center to High Street in

December 30, 2020 FBFRT 2020 Year End Appeal – Planning for 2021

If your paid Membership has lapsed, please renew. If you have never been a dues paying member, please become one. https://secure.brucefreemanrailtrail.org/np/clients/fbfrt/membershipJoin.jsp Below find details on why you should become a dues paying member of the Friends of the Bruce Freeman

December 21, 2020 – Partial Rail Trail Closure to Complete Improvements

Beginning Monday, December 21, 2020 the Rail Trail will be closed indefinitely from Golden Cove to the Lowell line in order to complete necessary improvements to the trail. The work is being done in conjunction with a Mass Trails Grant

November 22, 2020 – FBFRT Annual Meeting (VIRTUAL)

The Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Annual Meeting will be Virtual on Sunday, November 22, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. Since our Bylaws do not specify that our official meetings must be conducted physically, we will conduct

November 4, 2020 – New Murals at the Art Walk in Cushing Place, Chelmsford

New murals adorn the wall of the Art Walk at Cushing Place! The original murals were showing the effects of age and weather with peeling paint and warped boards, so last year it was decided to replace them. The original artist,

October 17, 2020 – Read our Fall Newsletter with the latest updates about the trail

Lots of news about the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail since our Spring Newsletter. Phase 2B (Bridge over Route 2) and Phase 2D (Sudbury) are making progress. Phase 2B construction began in May, with clearing and rail removal. In Sudbury the

October 9, 2020 – Acquisition of Corridor Slated to Become Phase 3 of the BFRT in Sudbury is on Sudbury’s November 3rd Ballot as Question 3.

If you are a Sudbury resident you might be interested to look closely at Question 3 on theNovember 3 ballot (see sample ballot).  It is for purchase of the unused CSX rail corridor from ¼ mi north of Rt 20 south