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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

April 22, 2020 – Lowell Conservation Commission Meeting tonight April 22

Below is a request from the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, a group who has been working with the Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail to expand the trail more into Lowell. “I want to draw your attention to an upcoming Conservation

April 13, 2020 – NARA Park Rail Trail parking area is closed

Recently the Town of Acton closed NARA Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the 11 parking spots for the trail located in the NARA Park parking lot. However, the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is still open as it

April 13, 2020 – News about the trail in our Spring 2020 Newsletter

Many updates about the trail in the latest edition of the Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Newsletter. Phase 2B, the bridge over Route 2 is expected to begin this spring (2020), the contract for construction has been awarded

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