Comment by Oct. 6 on DCR Proposal for Trail in Lower Falls

On September 22, 2020, Massachusetts DCR officials presented the results of a preliminary study entitled Lower Falls Shared-Use Trail Feasibility Study.  View the meeting presentation. The proposed trail would start

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Pony Truss Trail Rebuilt

In September 2020, work was completed to reconstruct the Pony Truss Trail along the Charles River opposite Riverside Park.

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Questions for City Council Candidates 2019

The mission of the Newton Conservators is to promote “the protection and preservation of natural areas … for the enjoyment and benefit of the people of Newton for scientific study,

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New Pedestrian Bridges and Trails in Riverside Park

Riverside Park is a small DCR property located mostly in Weston, between the Riverside MBTA station and the Martin Golf Course. For many years, the two pedestrian bridges that crossed

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Newton Lower Falls Rail-to-Trail Greenway Update

May 2012 Update The conversion of the railroad bridge from Newton Lower Falls to Wellesley for pedestrian use was completed in Spring 2012. The opening ceremony was on May 8th.

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Newton Lower Falls Pedestrian Bridge Updates

The conversion of the old former rail corridor and bridge over the Charles River at Newton Lower Falls into the Lower Falls Pedestrian Bridge is nearly complete. The bridge has

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Riverside Development Proposed

In 2010, BH Normandy Riverside LLC proposed construction of a mixed-use project called The Station at Riverside, to be built on land now used for parking at the Riverside MBTA

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Rail-to-Trail Greenway Proposed

An old former rail corridor and bridge over the Charles River offers the potential to provide excellent recreational and smart growth opportunities to benefit the residents of Newton, including Lower

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