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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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Adams Parks Commission Upset With Dog Waste On Rail Trail

"I think that it is an enforcement issue that the Parks Department can't enforce, and we aren't going to appoint a poop officer," he said. "It is difficult."

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North Adams Bike Trail Hearing Repeats Past Debates

Many of the arguments at the state Department of Transportation public hearing were repeats from past hearings during which abutters on Chenaille Terrace had asserted the bike path on city land would be detrimental to their neighborhood.

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Moose Removed From Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

According to a post on the Adams Alert Hose Company's Facebook page Monday morning, a moose was spotted making its way down the rail trail.

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Scooter-User Threatened With Fines on Rail Trail

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation has confirmed that rules that ban the use of motorized vehicles such as snowmobiles or motorcycles don't apply to adaptive equipment such as scooters and wheelchairs.

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