New maps and kiosks unveiled at Chesterfield Gorge

Construction of the kiosks — completed by Rick Contino, of Brattleboro — was funded by a $1,200 grant from the Quabbin to Cardigan Initiative (Q2C), a collaborative effort to conserve the Monadnock Highlands of north-central Massachusetts and western New Hampshire.

Click below to read the full story. Photo courtesy Jeff Newcomer, Chesterfield Conservation Commission.

New maps and kiosks unveiled at Chesterfield Gorge

Northfield land protected on national scenic trail

The room was all smiles as longstanding efforts to protect 188 acres around the Northfield route of the New England National Scenic Trail were formally completed at the Franklin County Registry of Deeds. Signing for the town, Selectwoman Bonnie L’Etoile described the day as “a perfect example of how team work with a common goal can reach results that we can all be proud of. This is a successful culmination of years of work to protect lands in Northfield for the future of our town.”

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