MOON WALKS ARE SCHEDULED ON SUNDAY`S AND START AT THE DEPOT ON RAILROAD ST. TRAIL WALKS ARE ON SATURDAYS AND MEET AT THE PARKING AREA OF IHOP AT THE NORTHERN END OF THE TRAIL ***SOME WALKS MAY BE MOVED TO OTHER TRAILS, TO ENJOY A DIFFERENT VIEW AND TO MEET MEMBERS OF OTHER TRAILS.  …


Saturday August  16 at 8:30. Metting at the depot parking area and walking south to the Lawrence section. About 2 1/2 miles total   Saturday August 23rd 11-8, Marsh Corner Community church Block Party. Come by and enjoy music,games, activities and meet some local groups that make up Methuen.   Saturday September 7th, Nevins Farm Annual…


I stumbled on this super resource for adapting for Bike-Ped transportation. I was most interested in – Lesson 20: Restriping Existing Roads With Bike Lanes, which gives us many options on how to work with what we have. Federal Highway Administration Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation TABLE OF CONTENTS Lesson 1: The Need for…


American Heart Association Announces Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Last update: 5:08 a.m. EDT Sept. 25, 2008 Survey of Employees Proves Worksite Wellness Programs Work More than 900 businesses across the nation have been recognized by the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Program for promoting physical activity and health in the work place — a 20…


From the Boston Globe: Walk-to-school movement afoot across Mass. By James Vaznis Globe Staff / September 19, 2008 . . . “The current effort is taking root in densely-populated suburbs as well as cities, where elementary schools often serve many pupils who live within a mile walk. Newton, Brockton, Stoneham, and Watertown this year hired…


Methuen Walks

The city, along with the Mass Historical Commission, US Dept of the Interior, National Park Service and nameless others have gone in to produce this nice little full color map-let. This 16 page booklet with attached map goes beyond the previous incarnation of the Methuen historical place map; instead of depicting one walk around downtown,…


Modest brain test benefit seen with brisk walking CHICAGO (AP) — Brisk walking led to slight improvements on mental tests for older people with memory problems in what is billed as the first rigorous test of exercise on the aging brain. The results from the small Australian study were only modest. But they back up…