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Squannacook River Rail Trail nears funding goal - Nashoba Valley Voice, July 7, 2017

Squannacook River Rail Trail raising funds and awareness - Nashoba Valley Voice, May 22, 2017

Squannacook Greenways awarded $10,000 grant for rail trail - Townsend Times, Jul 15, 2016

10 Questions: Bill Rideout, go-to guy for the Squannacook River Rail Trail - Townsend Times, Apr 11, 2016

Town agrees to fund rail trail sidewalk design - Townsend Times, Aug 21, 2015

MBTA leases rail bed to nonprofit for rail trail- Townsend Times, Feb 13, 2015

Old tracks, new trail for aging rail line- Townsend Times, Jan 9, 2015

New Rail Trail To Link Groton-Townsend - Groton Landmark, June 27, 2013

Rail trail has a red letter day- Townsend Times, June 24, 2013

Greenways talks next steps for rail trail - Townsend Times, Nov. 23, 2012

Rail trail gets nod by selectmen - Townsend Times, Oct. 26, 2012

Townsend group works to get rail trail on right track- Sentinel and Enterprise, Oct. 21, 2012

Selectmen table rail trail talks- Townsend Times, Aug. 17, 2012

Rail-trail groups create 2-town plan- Townsend Times, Feb 18, 2011

Rail-trail group hopes to get Townsend project started- Sentinel and Enterprise, Feb 3, 2011

Groton Townsend Rail Trail Work a Possibility - Townsend Times, Oct 22, 2010

Creating new Rail Trail has its ups and downs - Townsend Times, Jul 23, 2010

Rail-trail group desperate to find funds - Groton Landmark , Jun 11, 2010

Rail-trail group mulls options to fund design plan - Nashoba Publishing , Jun 16, 2009

Townsend Board of Selectmen form ad-hoc rail trail committee - Townsend Times, Sep 26, 2008

Experts: No engineering, environmental issues will likely hold up rail-trail plan- Lowell Sun, Sep 26, 2008

Cost stalling Rail Trail - Townsend Times, Aug. 15, 2008

Squannacook River Rail Trail options explored - Townsend Times, Jun. 24, 2008

Right or wrong path? Townsend divided over proposed rail trail- Sentinel and Enterprise, Jun 16, 2008

Townsend residents talk rail trail - Sentinel and Enterprise, Jun 13, 2008

Selectmen discuss trail into Townsend - Groton Landmark, Jun 10, 2008

Selectmen still leery of Rail Trail proposal - Townsend Times, Jun. 6, 2008

Residents to have their say on Townsend rail-trail plan- Lowell Sun, Jun 4, 2008

Fay, Spofford & Thorndike to study proposed Rail Trail - Townsend Times, Dec. 14, 2007

Firm hired to study Groton-Townsend trail- Lowell Sun, Dec 8, 2007

Groton, Townsend consider converting rail bed to trail - Boston Globe, Nov. 11, 2007

Rail Trail Committee gets busy, thanks to town funds- Townsend Times, Nov. 9, 2007

8 CPC requests granted- Groton Landmark, Nov. 2, 2007

New Rail Trail boosted by $20K grant for studies- Townsend Times, Oct. 26, 2007

Groton, Townsend Get $20G for Trail- Lowell Sun, Oct 24, 2007

Rail-trail proposal to go before Groton voters - Lowell Sun, July 19, 2007

Environmental liability still threatens Rail Trail project - Townsend Times, Dec. 8, 2006

Selectmen: No rail trail if Townsend has to pay - Lowell Sun, Dec. 6, 2006

New legislation may help rail to trail project proceedCommunity Journal, Aug 11, 2006

New state law gives boost to Squannacook Rail Trail - Townsend Times, Aug. 9, 2006

Board approves letter of support for Rail Trail - Townsend Times, June. 9, 2006

Rails take another step towards becoming trailsCommunity Journal, May 26, 2006

Townsend voters endorse 2.5-mile rail-trail proposal - Sentinel and Enterprise, May 11, 2006

Rails to Trails project on May 10 ballot - Community Journal, April 7, 2006

Rail Trail to face political test - Sentinel and Enterprise, April 6, 2006

Rail Trail question to be asked on May 10 ballot - Townsend Times, Mar. 24, 2006

Resident at odds with Rail Trail committee - Townsend Times, Oct 7, 2005

Decision to request MBTA draft lease put on hold - Townsend Times, Sep 2, 2005

Opponents, proponents get their say concerning proposed 2.4 mile rail trail - Townsend Times, Aug 16, 2005

Abandoned railroad may be converted into bike path - Sentinel and Enterprise, July 29, 2005

Olver announces funding for bike paths, Press release, July 29, 2005

Rail trail committee is ready with report, favors 2.4 mile stretch - Townsend Times, April 8, 2005

Residents want to see bike trail in Townsend - Sentinel and Enterprise, April 4, 2005

Editorials on rail trails in Massachusetts

Parks for the 21st Century - Metro West, July 15, 2007

The Joy of Rail Trails - Boston Globe, July 22, 2007