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Staff at Tantallon Public Library Throw Surprise Retirement Party on Rails to Trails
Story from the Masthead News Volume 32 Issue 7 July 8th 2020 The staff at the Tantallon Public Library did a little walk by retirement party at the overpass at exit 5A on the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails...
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Memorial Name Plates Placed on Picnic Shelter at Lewis Lake
Last fall the Lions Club constructed a picnic shelter along the St. Margaret’s Trail along the eastern perimeter of Jerry Lawrence Park in Lewis Lake, so trail users can have a comfortable resting spot. In early June of this year,...
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All Hands on Deck March 6th on the Rails to Trails
By Keith Ayling This article was originally published in the March 2020 issue of the Masthead News It was all hands on deck on the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Friday, March 6th, as numerous agencies showed up...
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Not in Favor of Recently Voted Use of Trails by HRTA
– A letter to the editor of the Masthead News. Dear Editor, Earlier this year a majority of the Halifax Regional Trails Association (HRTA) member groups voted in favour of a motion promoting the concept of human-powered transportation only on...
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Vandalism and Dorian: Our Trail is Suffering!
In August, St. Margaret’s Bay Trail users were treated to a few weeks of perfection—the trail was smooth as silk as the many ravages of the winter storms had been repaired and the trail edges nicely cleared.Then came Labor Day...
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Rails to Trails Bridge Installed Over New Ingramport Connector
The new Rails to Trails bridge over the newly built connector that links Highwfay 3 and Highway 103 at Ingramport is now installed. Construction workers told Shauna Gratto that her family and friends were the first to cross the bridge....
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