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Wayside Rail Trail - Weston

Weston's Rail Trail Advisory Committee wants to hear from residents as it plans for how Weston will accommodate the state's new recreation path, the Wayside Rail Trail.

The posts below are provided by committee members and each post allows residents to publicly comment or ask questions. At the end of each post, a comment box appears. Residents will need to sign in with an email address before submitting the comment.

Please note, this is a moderated blog by the webmaster, which means comments will not be available immediately after submitting. 

Residents who are seeking an option to comment/ask questions about this project privately may use a private comment form that is available online. Comments submitted in this manner are not published online. Click here to submit comments privately. Also, please check the current FAQ available online here.

Nov 16

An Update Before Special Town Meeting

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 5:05 PM by Kara Fleming

A few items of interest regarding recent committee activities, including neighborhood meetings, paving progress, a signage presentation, and an update about the Waltham segment of the rail trail.

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Nov 10

Current State of Affairs and Clarification of Facts

Posted on November 10, 2017 at 3:51 PM by Kara Fleming

We would like to let people know the current state of the Rail Trail construction project, reiterate some facts, and clarify some misinformation that is circulating. We also want to encourage residents to read the “Frequently Asked Questions”  document posted online here as it addresses many of the questions we are receiving.

Topics included in this post include Trail Construction, Utile's Involvement and Public Meetings, Conceptual Designs with Utile, Abutter Concerns, and the Trail from the East and West.

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Sep 13

Weston's New Rail Trail and Park

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 4:47 PM by Kara Fleming

There will be a rail trail through town before too long. As a result, Weston will have a new recreational park, consisting of both the trail and the rest of the abandoned railroad right-of-way.

Some people will welcome the trail and the park, and some will not.  And some may be concerned today about various aspects of the plans. The Rail Trail Advisory Committee is hosting a town-wide public hearing on September 19th. Learn more about what you can expect from this meeting.

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