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From tracks to Treks

Posted by Ralph Ranalli October 8, 2007 10:47 AM

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The state Division of Conservation and Recreation and the MBTA are negotiating terms of a 99-year lease by the parks agency of an old rail corridor the T controls between Waltham and the Central Massachusetts town of Berlin.

Nonprofit local land groups, including Wachusett Greenways and the East Quabbin Land Trust, have begun working on upgrading the rail line for cyclists and strollers west of Berlin to connect to the existing Norwottuck Trail from Belchertown to Northampton, Globe staff writer Peter Howe reports in today's City & Region section.

Read more of Howe's story about a plan top state parks planners have for a latticework of 100 miles of bike trails statewide.

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