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Michigan's 1st rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50 - WSYM-TV

Mon Nov 27 2017 8:17am

WSYM-TV

Michigan's 1st rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50
WSYM-TV
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020. The Department of Natural Resources says the 32-mile Haywire Grade has installed markers that feature the mile number and ...

Today in history: Rails-to-Trails moving full steam ahead - Cadillac News

Mon Nov 27 2017 4:05am

Today in history: Rails-to-Trails moving full steam ahead
Cadillac News
Frank J. Manglos, of Wallace Street, had two fingers amputated while working on the Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad. He was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. Joe Nickerson, 35-years-old, was badly injured while at work at Cobbs and Mitchell mill ...

First Michigan rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50 - Petoskey News-Review

Sun Nov 26 2017 11:07am

First Michigan rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50
Petoskey News-Review
MANISTIQUE (AP) — Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020. The Department of Natural Resources says the 32-mile Haywire Grade has installed markers that feature the mile number and ...

Michigan's 1st Rail Trail Getting Spruced up as It Nears 50 ... - U.S. News & World Report

Sat Nov 25 2017 1:17pm

Michigan's 1st Rail Trail Getting Spruced up as It Nears 50 ...
U.S. News & World Report
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020.

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Look out for construction on Western Maryland Rail Trail - WCBC Radio

Sat Nov 25 2017 6:03am

Look out for construction on Western Maryland Rail Trail
WCBC Radio
WHAG reports that if you like to hit the Western Maryland Rail Trail, be aware there are some temporary closures starting Monday. Officials said the closures will be from Locher to Seavolt Roads in Fort Frederick State Park from Nov. 27 to Jan. 1 ...

Rails to Trails and Youthful Offender Facility benefiting from state budget - Journal Times

Fri Nov 24 2017 7:02am

Journal Times

Rails to Trails and Youthful Offender Facility benefiting from state budget
Journal Times
RACINE COUNTY — From a bike trail to more elbow room at the local juvenile detention center, two Racine County projects that received funding in the state budget are in varying stages of development. They include the plan to increase capacity at the ...

Rail trail decision outdated, shortsighted - Albany Times Union

Thu Nov 23 2017 11:42pm

Rail trail decision outdated, shortsighted
Albany Times Union
A judge's ruling last month stopped a state plan to convert 34 miles of tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake into a multiuse recreational trail. The ruling negates a compromise adopted in 2016 by the Adirondack Park Agency and the state ...

Rail trail getting a face-lift - Albany Times Union

Thu Nov 23 2017 10:18pm

Albany Times Union

Rail trail getting a face-lift
Albany Times Union
(Go to the county's web page at http://albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/CountyExecutive/RailTrail/TrailUpdates.aspx ). Three scenarios have been drawn up. While many people may welcome any cleaning up of the Slingerlands lot, where two large ...

Peterborough lights up Rotary Greenway Trail - mykawartha.com

Thu Nov 23 2017 1:26pm

mykawartha.com

Peterborough lights up Rotary Greenway Trail
mykawartha.com
PETERBOROUGH - Thanks to a grant received from the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough, the Rotary Greenway Trail Link between Water Street and the main Rotary Greenway Trail now has lighting. The lighting system uses energy efficient ...
Grant brings light to Rotary Greenway Trail section in PeterboroughPeterborough Examiner

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Rail trail connection plans move forward - Danville Commercial News

Thu Nov 23 2017 7:51am

Danville Commercial News

Rail trail connection plans move forward
Danville Commercial News
DANVILLE – With only a four-mile gap from the end of the planned Kickapoo Rail Trail from Urbana to the Vermilion County Fairgrounds to downtown Danville, local officials are working on plans for a trail connection to Danville to increase tourism.

Rail trail still needs work in Stow - Wicked Local Stow

Thu Nov 23 2017 3:22am

Wicked Local Stow

Rail trail still needs work in Stow
Wicked Local Stow
Don Rising, one of Stow's directors for the Assabet River Rail Trail, told the Stow Board of Selectmen at the body's Nov. 14 meeting that Stow's portion of the trail still needs work. The trail, which stretches from Acton to Marlborough along an ...

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Rail trail still needs work in Stow - News - The Beacon-Villager ... - Wicked Local Maynard

Thu Nov 23 2017 3:21am

Wicked Local Maynard

Rail trail still needs work in Stow - News - The Beacon-Villager ...
Wicked Local Maynard
Don Rising, one of Stow's directors for the Assabet River Rail Trail, told the Stow Board of Selectmen at the body's Nov. 14 meeting that Stow's portion of the trail ...

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Sled dog club plans race on Rail Trail | Sports | stowetoday.com - Stowe Today

Wed Nov 22 2017 11:39am

Stowe Today

Sled dog club plans race on Rail Trail | Sports | stowetoday.com
Stowe Today
After an absence of about 20 years, sled dog racing is returning to the Morrisville area in 2018.

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Rail trail work will detour users this winter - Morgan Messenger

Wed Nov 22 2017 7:08am

Rail trail work will detour users this winter
Morgan Messenger
Significant project improvements along the Western Maryland Rail Trail will force temporary closures along sections of the trail between November 27 and January 27, 2018, trail officials have said. The two-phase project will clean ditch lines and ...

Thermal Belt Rail Trail Partners are moving forward with trail expansion - The Daily Courier

Wed Nov 22 2017 5:25am

Thermal Belt Rail Trail Partners are moving forward with trail expansion
The Daily Courier
FOREST CITY — The Thermal Belt Rail Trail Partners officially announces through Artifacturing in Rutherfordton they are moving forward with the expansion of the trail with the implementation of the $4.25 million grant from the RHI Legacy Foundation.

Request for funds for rail trail - The Landmark

Tue Nov 21 2017 11:34am

Request for funds for rail trail
The Landmark
Town administrator Margaret Nartowicz asked Wachusett Greenways President Colleen Abrams to submit her request for funding for the rail trail for the next Town Meeting. Abrams said the town supported the original request for $1,000 for Wachusett ...

Moonville Rail Trail Association awarded another ODNR Grant - Vinton County Courier

Mon Nov 20 2017 10:57pm

Vinton County Courier

Moonville Rail Trail Association awarded another ODNR Grant
Vinton County Courier
The Moonville Rail Trail Association has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Clean Ohio Trails Fund, the group announced earlier this month. The money will be used toward engineering expenses related the ...

Jennifer Pharr Davis completes 1,175-mile hike of Mountains-to-Sea ... - Asheville Citizen-Times

Mon Nov 20 2017 2:05pm

Asheville Citizen-Times

Jennifer Pharr Davis completes 1,175-mile hike of Mountains-to-Sea ...
Asheville Citizen-Times
Asheville speed hiking champion Jennifer Pharr Davis completed a three-month, 1175-mile thru-hike of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.

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Michigan's Haywire Grade Rail Trail Gets New Mile Markers - MyNorth.com

Mon Nov 20 2017 1:35pm

MyNorth.com

Michigan's Haywire Grade Rail Trail Gets New Mile Markers
MyNorth.com
The Haywire Grade rail trail began as the Manistique and Lake Superior Railroad, which operated for almost 60 years between Manistique and the Shingleton-Doty area, until the line was abandoned in 1968. Although converting railroad corridors into ...

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