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Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m.

Thornton Academy, Saco

Thorton AcademyCelebrate another 4.4 miles of off-road Eastern Trail, a linear park and pollution-free transportation corridor. The southern end of a now-complete 8.4-mile section of the Eastern Trail that begins along the woods behind Thornton Academy.

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Meet ETA member Dave Wood who can tell you about his East Coast Greenway ride from Calais to Key West. The ET and the East Coast Greenway are now each 1/3 complete!!

may16 1Meet Eastern Trail Alliance and Eastern Trail Management District Trustees. Enjoy a section of the ET, some told us could never be built. Bring your bike or walking shoes.

Following the ribbon-cutting by Old Orchard Beach Council Chair Bob Quinn and Saco Mayor Mark Johnston, take a walk or ride to OOB and Scarborough Marsh led by kids from the Community Bicycle Center.


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Overview:From Turnpike’s Saco exit 36, follow I-195 for 1.6 miles to Rte. 1 south exit 2. Follow Rte. 1 south for 0.6 miles to turn right at Fairfield St. which follow to end for school’s parking lot. The ceremony will take place beside the ET.


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