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Open Meeting of Bruce Freeman Rail Trail

Filed under: Public Meetings by News Staff at 7:54 pm on February 25, 2010

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail (a 25 mile proposed rail trail between Lowell and Framingham) cordially invites the public to the March meeting of the Friends on Thursday evening, March 25th 7:00 PM at the Heritage, 747 Water Street Framingham.

Come find out about progress on the Trail!

The purpose of the meeting is to inform you of:

  • Progress made on the tail so far, e.g. 6.8 miles in Lowell/Chelmsford/Westford has been completed and is open
  • The value of this unique "linear park" to the Nobscot neighborhood, the entire Framingham community and the MetroWest region
  • The actions Framingham residents can take to bring the trail to completion for its entire length, from Lowell to route 9 in Framingham within the next decade.

The Friends of the BFRT look forward to your attendance at this informative discussion and will provide an array of delicious and healthy refreshments.

Please RSVP to John Stasik at jstasik@rcn.com or (508) 877-6771 if you intend to join us.


BRUCE FREEMAN RAIL TRAIL SET TO OPEN SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009

Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 3:20 pm on August 26, 2009

FRAMINGHAM,MA -- On Saturday, August 29, after more than 24 years of planning,working, and waiting, the 6.8-mile section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail from Cross Point Towers in Lowell to Route 225 in Westford will officially open! This is the first completed section of the 25-mile rail trail that is planned to extend southward through Acton, Concord and Sudbury into Framingham.

The MassHighway ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10:00 am at Old Town Hall in Chelmsford Center, followed by a gala celebration sponsored by the Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail on the Chelmsford Town Common with music, balloons, and refreshments.

The 6.8 miles of trail will be open, with activities suitable for children and adults scheduled from the ribbon cutting to 2:00 pm. Join the activities by using any non-motorized form of transportation, and enjoy this new trail. A barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers, and soft drinks, for $1 each, will be available at Agway on Maple Road in Chelmsford from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.

This section of the planned 25-mile multi-use rail trail has been under construction for two years. The trail will be accessible to users of all ages and abilities. It traverses woods, wetlands,open fields, and shopping areas and also features an artwalk with renderings of historic Chelmsford buildings painted by local artists.

The ceremony will be held rain or shine. We encourage you to take part in this day of celebration and fun!

For further information please visit www.brucefreemanrailtrail.org


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