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John Andrews Memorial Eastern Trail 5K

Please join us for our inaugural John Andrews Memorial 5K Walk/Run,  May 20th – 9:00 AM sponsored by O’Reilly’s Cure. This event is in honor of John Andrews, Eastern Trail founder, mentor and friend.

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John Andrews - "The Founder of the Eastern Trail"

It is with many fond memories and heavy hearts that we share the passing of John Andrews, the “Founder of the Eastern Trail” and an ETA President Emeritus.  John was, indeed, an inspiring man of vision and untiring spirit.

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Wex donates $25,000 to help fill gaps in Eastern Trail in Scarborough

Pubiished online by the Portland Press Herald 2/22/2017 | BY KELLEY BOUCHARDSTAFF WRITER
The Eastern Trail Alliance is raising $3.8 million to build two bridges that would give trail users access to 16 contiguous miles from Saco to South Portland.

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We're Looking to Hire a Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator for Maine Lighthouse Ride

Position is available immediately - will run through September 30, 2017 with a possibility of extension depending on demand and performance.

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Eastern Trail extension picks up momentum

By RYDER SCHUMACHER, Journal Tribune Staff Writer, Published 2/15/17

YORK COUNTY —Bikers and hikers of York County may have a new trail to traverse in another year, as actions to extend the Eastern Trail in York County have picked up momentum.

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Eastern Trail Alliance closing gap in funding, Scarborough

By Melanie Sochan, published on February 9, 2017

SCARBOROUGH — The Eastern Trail Alliance is just under $600,000 away from starting a 1.6-mile Close the Gap project.

The alliance has already raised more than $3.2 million towards the $3.8 million project, closing in on the funding needed to make the proposal a reality.

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Town & Country donates to trail fund

Published in the Scarborough Leader, Community News, 2/3/2107

Town & Country Federal Credit Union announced that it will make the largest philanthropic gift in credit union history to the Eastern Trail Alliance’s Close the Gap campaign.

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Credit union donates $100,000 to fill gap in South Portland-to-Kittery trail

The gift from Town & Country Federal Credit Union will be used to complete a 1.6-mile gap in the Eastern Trail as it runs through Scarborough.

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Eastern Trail users celebrate extension of off-road path

The ambitious Eastern Trail project will add another key component next year, as work begins on a 1.6 mile section to connect South Portland and Scarborough.

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Deadline looms for trail extension

By Michael Kelley Staff Writer, Scarborough Leader - published 12/9/16

The race is on to raise the remaining funds to extend the Eastern Trail and form a connection between Scarborough and South Portland.

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