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Happy New Year 2017!

We had a terrific walk at the Mass Central Rail Trail today – a beautiful sunny afternoon, with clear air and mild temperatures. We started from the former New Braintree train station at the intersection of Hardwick and West Roads and headed towards Wheelwright. Our annual group photograph was taken on the pony truss. The […]

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The 5th Annual Station Loop Ramble was a huge success despite the rain, that came and went all morning. Nearly sixty runners took off on the various races this morning – nine youngsters raced in the Kid’s One Mile, twenty seven folks ran the 5-mile Classic around West and Unitas Road to loop back along […]

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Don’t miss our 5th Annual Station Loop Ramble on Sunday, October 9th. There are many ways you can participate: Kid’s One Mile, 5 mile Classic, or the 5k Run/Walk. If you don’t want to run, please come and cheer on the runners!  

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Walking on New Year’s

After the snow and freezing rain of the last week, there was concern about the trail condition today. Fortunately, the Mass Central Rail Trail turned out to not be too icy, though you had to be careful crossing the bridges. Over thirty people came out on New Year’s morning to start out 2016 with a […]

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  Last Sunday was a great day for a race. The fourth annual Station Loop Ramble  was another successful run that incorporated portions of the Mass Central Rail Trail in New Braintree and Hardwick. Thank you to all the runners, over 25 volunteers that made the race possible, and of course race sponsors and prize […]

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Folks went a-Rambling today

  The Fourth Annual Station Loop Ramble went off without a hitch today under beautiful fall sunshine and mid-60s temperatures. Runners of all ages participated in one of three races, either the Kid’s One Mile, 5 Mile Classic and 5K Run/Walk. Each race used part of the Mass Central Rail Trail as it passes through […]

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In two months (October 11th) we will be hosting the Station Loop Ramble at the Mass Central Rail Trail. We hope you join us for either the Kid’s One Mile, 5-Mile Classic or the 5K Run/Walk! People are starting to reserve their space – assuring that they get a t-shirt. Click here for more information […]

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Fun at the Family Fest

The model train was a big hit during the Family Fun Fest at the Mass Central Rail Trail today!! So was face painting, drawing with chalk and hola hooping. Not to mention target shooting with a fire hose. The Imbier-Monson Farm opened their doors for tours in the morning. Several groups of visitors walked through […]

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Nearly complete

Today was a fabulous day to be outside. Thank you to Mark, John, Becky, Rod, Linda, Laura, Trevor, Harry, Denis and Bud for spending their day working at the pony truss bridge. This is a dedicated and hard-working crew! The wind was blowing just enough to keep the mosquitoes at bay and we enjoyed the […]

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Railings up!

Thanks to Mark, Bud, Linda, Rod, Trevor, John, Rick, Kianna and Cynthia for their work on Saturday.  The first layer of railings is up! Each piece is custom cut, matching the distance between each post. There is at least one more work day needed to finish up the railing system. The coated wire mesh will […]

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