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Lynnfield committees on opposite sides of rail trail funding

Signs supporting and opposing the Lynnfield-Wakefield Rail Trail displayed along Summer Street. (Thomas Grillo )
LYNNFIELD — The divide over whether to extend the controversial Wakefield Rail Trail through town was on full display this week. The Board of Selectmen voted 2-0, with one member abstaining, to reject a plan to fund $348,000 in trail design spending. In contrast, the Finance Committee endorsed the measure by an 8-2 vote.  The…

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