Neponset River Greenway Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Milton Yacht Club, 25 Wharf St., Milton, MA
us for our monthly meeting as we discuss progress of construction of
the Neponset Trail and other issues along the Neponset River Greenway
with staff from the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation,
which manages it, the police who patrol it, and concerned
citizens. Our meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month
at rotating locations in communities of
the Lower Neponset. Follow us on Facebook. The agenda is at http://www.masspaths.net/neponset/council/agenda20170503.pdf
Future Greenway Council meetings
June 7, 2017 District E-18 Police Station, Hyde Park
July 5, 2017 Port Norfolk Yacht Club, Dorchester
August 2, 2017 Foley Senior Residences, Mattapan
September 6, 2017 Milton Yacht Club, Milton
Along the Trail:
Port Norfolk Park Grand Opening
On Saturday May 6 at 2:30 pm, a ceremony with state officials and politicians will officially open DCR's Senator Joseph Finnegan Port Norfolk Park.
Some of us will bike over from Mattapan Station at 1:30 pm
Mattapan and Milton Neponset Trail Construction Update
has been mostly on hold over our extended winter, but should be
finished this spring. We hope for a June opening ceremony.
The DCR is working with the Neponset River Greenway Council on signage for the Neponset Trail. Here are some examples of current DCR signs elsewhere.
Spring Neponset River Cleanup, Saturday, April 29
Roxbury: Saturday, May 20 (Sun May 21st), 1 - 3pm
Start at Haley House
Roslindale: Saturday, June 3rd (Sat. June 17th), 11am
Start at Roslindale Farmers Market
Quincy: Saturday, July 8th (Sun. July 9th) 9am
Start at Quincy City Hall
Dorchester: Saturday, August 5th (Sun. August 6) at 10:30
Start at Ashmont Cycles
Mattapan: Saturday, September 23rd (Sat. September 30) 1pm
Start at Mattapan T Station
Other Spring Events Along And Near the Neponset
● Celebrate the Trail: Bike and walk from Mattapan Station to Central Ave. on the next weekend afternoon after both bridges are open.
● Spring Neponset Trail Bike Ride,
Saturday, May 27 10:00 am: Bike along the Neponset Trail, present
and future, from Paul's Bridge at the Boston Milton line to Castle
Island and back.