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NORTH ROAD TRAIL extension
A YES vote directs the Manchester Selectboard to explore an extension of the existing multi-use recreational path currently connecting Manchester Elementary and Middle School to Riley Rink, so that it reaches 1.7 miles further to North Road.
- Safe off-road option for health & fitness
- Positive economic impact (real estate & tourism)
- Quality of life for residents & visitors
- Multi-use, non-vehicle, year-round recreation
- Federal/state funding available
ARTICLE 10. “Shall the Town vote to support the proposed recreational path along the former Manchester-Dorset-Granville railroad right of way to develop a multi-use trail (non-motorized), from MEMS to North Road (Wendy’s Way) and authorize the Selectboard and Town officials to work on planning, land acquisition and rights of way?” (Non-binding advisory article)
The Manchester Town Plan states: “Paths… should be a high priority”
VOTE YES on Article 10 on Feb 27 to support the NORTH ROAD RAIL TRAIL
*Photos represent trails at Manchester Rec. Center and Equinox Preserve.