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Keystone Arch Bridges Trail

The Keystone Arches are a beautiful feature of the Hilltowns and the unique trails offer many opportunities to hike, kayak, and take in the natural beauty of New England along the historic rail route.

Our New Brand

The six towns of Blandford, Chester, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery and Russell unveiled their new, shared brand identity: Gateway Hilltowns. In 2016, the six towns signed a Community Compact, followed by the signing of the Commonwealth’s Best Practices Program in 2017 in which each community… Continue Reading “Our New Brand”

Guide to Historic Landmarks

The Gateway Hilltowns have a rich and diverse history spanning hundreds of years—many local families have called this place home for generations. From colonial times when Western Mass felt more like a frontier, to the nation’s founding, to the industrial boom of the 1800s… Continue Reading “Guide to Historic Landmarks”

The Big Reveal

Update: We’ve now officially revealed and launched the new Gateway Hilltowns brand! Check out this follow-up post about our new logo & brand identity. Sunday, June 24, 2018| Huntington Town Common Free & open to the public: Check out our Facebook event

Gateway Enterprise Club

Gateway High School students learn small business skills

Chester Train Museum

A historic old railway station & event space

Huntington Town Common

Downtown Huntington hosts many exciting activities throughout the year

Chester Theatre

See what’s on this season at the Chester Theatre