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Construction Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Extension to Pittsfield Begins

Berkshire County's rail trail will continue into Pittsfield in the next year and then through South County in the future. In mid-December, construction began on the extension of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail that will connect Adams to Pittsfield.

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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail To Fully Reopen Friday

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced that the northern section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail will be re-opened to the public at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct 9.

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Wednesday Presentation to Give Alternatives for Bennington-Williamstown Bike Path Idea

It will be some time before the Ashuwilticook Rail Trail is extended in Massachusetts from Adams through North Adams to link with a crosstown trail set to break ground in Williamstown next year.

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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Southern Section to Reopen; Northern Section to Close

Because of the State of Emergency declared at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts, the trailís visitor center, restrooms and picnic areas are currently closed.

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Pittsfield Rail Trail Extension Likely to Be Delayed

Construction was originally slated to begin in the fall of 2020; the state could go out to bid after the easements were obtained.

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Adams, Cheshire Anticipate Paving Schedule for Ashuwillticook Trail

Officials in Adams and Cheshire are expecting an update this month on the schedule for repaving 11.2 miles of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.

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Cheshire Sets Date For Special Town Meeting

Most important on the docket was setting the warrant for a special town meeting to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Town Clerk Christine Emerson presented the paperwork to the board for signatures.

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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Paving to Begin Next Year

Amer Raza, a design engineer with MassDOT, told the commission last week that the repaving project is slated to begin in earnest next year.

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Adams Board of Health to Address Dog Poop Issue

Before moving into their formal agenda Wednesday, the Board of Health heard from a group of residents who have had enough of people leaving dog waste on the trail.

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