News Archive

Rona Trail Sponsorship Program Launches
The St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association was selected today by Rona Tantallon as their charity for fundraising this year! During the month of September, when customers pay at the checkout, they are given the opportunity to make...
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We Have You Covered!
Originally published in the Masthead News August 5th issue. Whether it’s having an el fresco lunch with your family, finding a shady spot for a rest during a long bike ride, or needing a roof over your head while a...
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Volunteers Take Care of Garden next to Trail Parking Lot
A group of volunteers has been working on the Trail Garden next to the Trail Parking Lot off Sonny’s Road at the Crossroads. Over several evenings, we have weeded, pruned and mulched the garden. It is our goal to make...
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Chain of Lakes Trail Closure for July 20, 2020
HRM’s contractor will be completing repairs this afternoon to a section of the trail between Horseshoe Lake Dr and Hobsons Lake Dr. I’ve attached a sketch of the area. The red area is the work site. The yellow is the access...
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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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Bay Treasure Chest Goes Online
Over the past few months,  it has been such blessing to have our beautiful trail to enjoy during the Covid-19 pandemic.  It is nice to see so many people from our community enjoying the trail and getting some much needed...
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Porta-a-Potty for Trail Users in Tantallon
For the convenience of our trail users we are placing a Port-a-Potty at the trail entrance behind Redmond’s Hardware in Upper Tantallon. The Port-a-Potty will be in place from Monday May 25th and will remain until October. The Port-a-Potty will...
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Ode to Spring on the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails
Submitted by one of our trail members: Barb Parker During this time of physical distancing to plateau the pandemic, the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails remains open. It’s easy to keep a hockey stick between the comers and goers...
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Family COVID Clean Up Challenge
The Parish of French Village Mothers’ Union is sponsoring a Spring Cleanup! Take your family outside and do a spring cleanup and help our neighborhoods look their best. The St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Association, it’s members and users...
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