BFRT Newsletter

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Spring 2024 Newsletter
Framingham Owns It!
Sudbury Phase 2D: Closer to the End than the Beginning
Sudbury Town Meeting to Vote on BFRT Funding
Connector Trail Plans Move Forward in Lowell
Fall 2023 Newsletter
Construction of Phase 2D in Sudbury and Concord
Construction of the Mass Central Rail Trail (MCRT) east-west corridor between Sudbury and Hudson
Progress in extending the BFRT south from the MCRT intersection
A new Acton-Carlisle connector trail.
Spring 2023 Newsletter
Construction Begins Phase 2D Sudbury
Framingham to Purchase CSX Right-of-Way
Chelmsford Pocket Park Update
Friends of BFRT 20th Anniversary Celebration
New Map Mural for West Concord

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Fall 2022 Newsletter
Sudbury Update
Phase 2B Bridge Progress
Pocket Park in Chelmsford
Adaptive Bike program in Acton
Concord trail news

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Spring 2022 Newsletter
Sudbury Clears Final Hurdles
The Bridge Over Route 2
Progress on the Connector Trail in Lowell
New Kiosk and Bench in Chelmsford
Acton: Seeking to Connect the BFRT with Town Playing Fields

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Fall 2021 Newsletter
Extending the Trail North and South in Concord
East Acton Village Green Almost Ready for Prime Time
BFRT Progresses in Sudbury
Westford: Art, Movie Sets, and Meeting a Cycling Goal
Trail Repairs in Chelmsford

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Spring 2021 Newsletter
Phase 2B Bridge Construction on Schedule
Connector Trail Coming Soon to Lowell
BFRT Progresses in Sudbury
Repairs to Trail in Chelmsford
Funding Sought for Purchase of Phase 3 in Framingham

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Fall 2020 Newsletter
Sudbury to Vote on Land Acquisition for Phase 3
Completion of Design for Phase 3 in Sudbury
Framingham Voting to Adopt CPA
Route 2 Bridge to Connect Acton and Concord Sections
Chelmsford Adds Trail Amenities

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Spring 2020 Newsletter
 Three BFRT Articles on Sudbury Town Meeting Warrant 
“Go Out Doors” Art Project to be Installed on Trail in Concord
 Construction of BFRT Bridge Over Rte. 2 Set to Begin
Eagle Scout Project: Bike Repair Stand

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Fall 2019 Newsletter
Celebrate Phase 2C in Concord
Phase 2B (Rte. 2 Bridge) what’s next?
Sudbury progress update
Historic Sites Along the BFRT in Acton – Part II

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Spring 2019 Newsletter
Bringing the Trail to Framingham
Celebrate Another New Trail Section
Rte. 2 Bridge Plans Complete
25% Design Nearly Complete in Sudbury
Historic Sites Along the BFRT in Acton

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Fall 2018 Newsletter
Celebrating Phase 2A Opening
West Concord Trail Construction Update (Phase 2C)
Rt 2 Bridge Status (Phase 2B)
Sudbury Town Meeting votes to fund BF Rail Trail design
Extending the trail into Lowell

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Spring 2018 Newsletter
Phase 2A Opening
The passing of friend and founding Board Member Bob Hall of Sudbury
News from Lowell, Chelmsford, Westford, Carlisle, Acton, Concord, and Sudbury

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Fall 2017 Newsletter
Phase 2C Concord Groundbreaking
Sudbury Progress
Chelmsford Updates

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Spring 2017 Newsletter
Phase 2C Construction Start in Concord
Phase 2A Construction Update
Memorial to Alan Cameron long-time Board Member from Carlisle
Phase 2B 25% Design Status

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Fall 2016 Newsletter
Phase 2A Progress
Sudbury Design Progresses
Phase 2B 25% Design Status

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Spring 2016 Newsletter
Phase 2A Status and Plans for
Spring / Summer 2016
Chelmsford BPAC Works with Town
on Trail Maintenance & Safety
Sudbury Seeks CPA Funds for Design
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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Ground Broken on 2A in Acton Construction Underway!
Sudbury Moves Forward
75% Design of Phase 2C in Concord
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Spring 2015 Newsletter

Phase 2A Ground Breaking Ceremony
Long time trail supporter Carol Cleven passes
Phase 2C (Concord) targeted for September 2016
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Fall 2014 Newsletter

Phase 2A Advertised for Construction!
Sudbury Chooses Contractor
Lowell & Framingham Trail News
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Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter

Sudbury Moves Forward with Design
Phase 2A & 2B Updates
BPAC in Chelmsford
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Fall 2013 Newsletter

Sudbury Pushing Forward
Phase 2A & 2B Updates
2013: What a Year!
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Summer Supplement 2013

Next 3 Phases of Trail Recommended for Construction
Phase 2A Design being Finalized
Trail Amenities in Westford
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Spring 2013 Newsletter

With Your Support Phase 2A on Track for Spring ’14 Construction
Concord Readies for Next Phase of Design
Phase 2A Abutter Outreach
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Fall 2012 Newsletter

Phase 2A on Track for Construction
Upgrades in Chelmsford Center
Westford Trail News
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Summer 2012 Supplement

Acton, Carlisle, Westford construction update
Rt. 2 Crossing in Concord
Victory in Sudbury
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Spring 2012 Newsletter

Sudbury extension update
Enjoying the trail in Chelmsford
Westford parking update
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Fall 2011 Newsletter

Major milestones for Phase 2
Amenities along the trail
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Spring 2011 Newsletter

Phase 2 Design Progress
Visit along Phase 1
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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Success in First Season
State Funding for Phases 2A & 2C
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Spring 2010 Newsletter

Spring on the trail
Phase 2A status
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Fall 2009 Newsletter

Phase 1 Opens
Petition and funding keep the trail rolling
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Spring 2009 Newsletter

Phase 1 Progress
Ribbon Cutting News
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Fall 2008 Newsletter

Phase 1 Progress
Trail Amenities
Uniformity Committee
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Summer 2008 Supplement:

Progress made in every town
Concord River Greenway
Golden Spike III
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Spring 2008 Issue:

Phase 1 Progress
Status of Phase 2
Statwide Trail Usage Counts
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Fall 2007 Issue:

Groundbreaking October 2007!
Memberclicks Startup
Construction Begins
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Spring 2007 Issue:

Trail Update by Town
Sudbury Town Meeting Vote
Letter from Mass Highway
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Fall 2006 Issue:

Still on Target for Spring 2007 Construction Start
President’s Letter
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Spring 2006 Newsletter

Acton and Concord Updates
Sudbury and Framingham Updates
Interview with Daphne Freeman

Fall 2005 Newsletter


Spring 2005 Newsletter