Welcome to FNTG

Welcome to the Friends of Northampton (MA) Trails and Greenways, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to improving the expanding rail-trail network in Northampton,

E-mail us: fntg@fntg.net

Walking Workshop in Leeds: Monday, October 6th (4:30pm)

Public Notice Walking Workshop: Mass Central Trail Extension

4:30 PM Monday October 6th Northern End of Grove Avenue, Leeds

The City has received a grant to: 1. Repair drainage problems on the Grove Ave. rail trail access. 2. Extend the MassCentral Rail Trail northerly 1/3± mile. 3. Address some non-native invasive plants in this area. . . .
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Help save the Hotel bridge in Leeds

Please consider heading to the CPA to express your thoughts about preservation of the Hotel bridge in Leeds.

George Kohout writes:

Hello friends of the Hotel Bridge,

Just to echo Alice B’s earlier request …

If any of you have time this Weds night we sure could use your brief, personal testimony on the importance . . .
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Northampton Snow Squad

Alex Jarrett wrote:

I wanted to let you all know about a new project of mine, the Northampton Snow Squad:


“The Snow Squad is a network of volunteers who keep key pedestrian and bicycle ways clear of snow and ice. We also advocate for the city to keep these ways clear, and to . . .
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trail acquisition in Leeds

The City of Northampton has forgiven back taxes owed on a property in Leeds, which will be used to construct an access ramp between Main Street and the rail trail.

Read more at http://www.gazettenet.com/2010/09/04/city-councilor-trade-land-back-taxes