Latest News

Latest News

Our archive of more in-depth news articles and reports (running back to the 1990's) can be found here. You can also search for past articles using the search function in the left hand side column

Eastern Trail Alliance’s fundraising goal is in sight

The group is closing in on a financial target to construct a difficult portion of an envisioned 64-mile path.

[The following article, by Deirdre Fleming, Staff Writer of the Portland Press Herald, gives great exposure to the ETA's current Close the Gap campaign]

Read more...

Wassailing in the Woods - CANCELLED

Saturday, Dec. 17th, 4 - 5:30 pm. Scarborough Marsh - CANCELLED - We'll plan it for next year!!!.

Read more...

New "Close the Gap" Promo Video

Please take a minute to watch and share this drone video shot by Black Fly Media for the Close the Gap Campaign.

If you can, please share on your social channels, share in your eNewsletters, and tag @eastern trail and @blackflymedia as you see fit.

"Close the Gap" is a formal fundraising campaign...

Read more...

Blaze Orange - A Sure Sign of Fall in Maine

Though summer is only now beginning to yield to cooler temps, hunting season is already upon us. Please be aware that hunting is permitted in Maine on many private and public lands — some in close proximity to the Eastern Trail and other local trails.

Read more...

Letter to the editor: Please donate to help close the gap in the Eastern Trail

According to a 2014 survey by the Eastern Trail Alliance, almost 90,000 people per year use the Eastern Trail, running from Bug Light in South Portland to Kittery – 62 miles.

Read more...

Students inaugurate new OOB trails park

By LIZ GOTTHELF Staff Writer | Pub. 10/8 in JournalTribune.com

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — About 50 local sixth-graders hit the trails Friday morning at the grand opening of Milliken Mills Trails Park.

Read more...

Little library a big hit on Eastern Trail

Published in KeepMECurrent -By Kate Irish Collins -September 15, 2016

The Eastern Trail in Scarborough now features an unusual structure – a library.

A new Little Free Library, which was erected through a partnership between the Scarborough Public Library and the Scarborough Kiwanis Club, stands adjacent to the trail parking lot off Pine Point Road.

Read more...

Great Media Coverage of the Maine Lighthouse Ride

 

We had excellent media coverage for the 13th annual Maine Lighthouse Ride, which was held on Saturday. September 10.

Here are two links (no video, unfortunately) to the coverage by WMTW Channel 8:

 

Read more...

Letter to the editor: Help fund work to eliminate last big gap in Eastern Trail

Close the Gap Latest News

Portland Press Herald, Letters, Posted August 26, 2016

It’s summer on the coast of Maine, and there’s no better time of year to appreciate the value of the Eastern Trail.

Read more...

Eastern Trail Featured on WCVB Channel 5 Boston

The news segment ran on Monday, July 18th. You can view the segment online here (the part about the Eastern Trail starts at the 3:39 mark).

Read more...

News

Search

Sign up for our Mailing List!

Stay in the Loop - Sign up for our periodic e-monthly newsletter.
Email *
First Name
Last Name
* Required Field