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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

November 4, 2019 – Fall Newsletter is here!

Lots of news about the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail since our Spring Newsletter. Phase 2C in Concord officially opened in September. Phase 2B (Bridge over Route 2) and Phase 2D (Sudbury) are making progress. Updates about Acton and Chelmsford and

July 30, 2019 – Help Fund a Bike Repair Station in West Concord

A bike repair station is planned for the trail near West Concord Junction. The station is an Eagle Scout project for Concord resident and Life Scout Nolan Roberts. The bike repair station will have an air pump for filling flat/soft

June 13, 2019 – Summer Solstice Ride is Friday, June 21

Come ride or walk on the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Acton. Our annual Summer Solstice Bike Ride and Walk will start at 6:00pm on Friday, June 21st. Meet at Pedal Power Bike & Ski on Route 2A in Acton.

May 16, 2019 – Progress on the trail in Concord

During the last few weeks work has continued on the trail in West Concord. Recently the section that crosses the MBTA tracks was paved. The ribbon-cutting ceremony is expected to be held this spring or summer. Setting a date for

April 22, 2019 – Spring Newsletter is here!

See updates about the Route 2 Bridge connecting Acton and West Concord, the current status in Concord, Sudbury, and Framingham, and news about Chelmsford and Westford. Download Spring 2019 Newsletter

Nov 14, 2018 – Fall Newsletter is here!

There has been a lot happening on the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail since our last newsletter was published in the Spring. Our latest newsletter has updates on extending the trail into Lowell, enhancements to the trail in Chelmsford and Westford,

Nov 1, 2018 – A letter from FBFRT President: Broadacres Farm in Sudbury

As a Friend of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail (FBFRT), and especially, if you are a Sudbury resident you might be interested to look closely at Question 5 on the Town of Sudbury ballot (see sample ballot) for November 6th.  It