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Crowds embrace Rail Trail despite cold

Despite incredibly cold temperatures, the trail was crowded with walkers and bicycle riders.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Who would be insane enough to walk the Needham Rail Trail on the coldest day of the year? Apparently, a lot of people - when I...

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Rail trail warrant to be presented

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent During the 1800s, railways covered Massachusetts like a spider web. By the mid 1950s, many of these lines were abandoned. In the years since then, communities have taken these old abandoned lines and turned them into recreational spaces available for the public to use. Now Medfield is trying to dust...
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Medfield continues discussion on Rail Trail

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter In the past few years, many area towns have been converting unused railroad space into walking, biking, and horseback-riding trails for the community to enjoy. With many of Medfield’s citizens longing for such a space in their own town, members of the community have proposed creating their own “Rail...
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Ribbon cut on new rail trail

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The grand opening of Needham’s Bay Colony Rail Trail (BCRT) went swimmingly on Sunday, May 1. The ribbon-cutting, which occurred on a section of the trail between Charles River Street and Fisher Street, was attended by a large handful of Needham residents and dignitaries who had braved light spitting...
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