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  2006 - 03/02/2006 - Biddeford-Saco, Maine, Postal Annex Earns Prestigious OSHA "Star"
BIDDEFORD-SACO, Maine -- The U.S. Postal Service's Biddeford-Saco Carrier Annex has earned membership in the prestigious "Star" Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) of the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The facility, which distributes and delivers mail to several Maine zip codes, employs 80 workers.
The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to providing America's employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations.
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=12045   (502 words)

  Saco River Corridor Management Plan
According to the literature review conducted by the Saco River Basin USDA Cooperative Study (1983a), there are 36 species of fish, 32 species of amphibians and reptiles, 165 species of birds, and 56 species of mammals using the various habitats which occur in the Saco River watershed.
The main stem of the Saco River is classified as Class B water, while the upper portions of a number of its tributaries are classified as Class A water.
Although none of the towns along the main stem of the Saco River withdraw water directly from the river for public water supply, water is withdrawn from the large groundwater aquifer associated with the river by numerous domestic, community and municipal wells.
www.des.state.nh.us /rivers/plans/sacopln3.htm   (5560 words)

 Saco, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saco is a city in York County, Maine, United States.
It was renamed "Saco" in 1805, and incorporated as a city in 1867.
Saco is home to Funtown Splashtown USA (an amusement park), and Aquaboggan (a water park), as well as General Dynamics Armament Systems (also known by its former name, Saco Defense), a subsidiary of the defense contractor General Dynamics; it builds primarily small arms weapons for the U.S. military, such as the M60 machine gun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saco,_Maine   (784 words)

 The Maine Shore and the Army Corps: A Tale of Two Harbors, Wells and Saco, Maine - Maine Policy Review - Margaret Chase ...
Maine has led the nation in safeguarding beaches through the "Sand Dune Law" (now incorporated into the Natural Resource Protection Act, 38 M.S.R.A., sections 471-478), and in successfully resolving the Camp Ellis and Wells issues, which could once again take a leadership role in addressing the place of harbors in beach systems.
All later USACOE studies of beach erosion at the mouth of the Saco River (1920, 1939, 1955, 1961, 1969, 1976, 1987) denied a harmful influence of the jetty on the adjacent eroding beach, and invoked storms as the cause of that problem.
For example, the army’s failure to consider the Saco River as the source of sand to the bay’s beaches could be ascribed to a general lack of understanding of coastal processes in the 1800s—if such a misunderstanding did not persist in 1994.
www.umaine.edu /mcsc/MPR/Vol9No2/KelAnd.htm   (7662 words)

 Saco Junior Trojans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Saco Junior Trojans is a football and cheering league in Saco, Maine, providing football and cheering opportunities for the youth of Saco, Dayton, and Arundel, Maine.
Saco Junior Trojans is a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, classifed as a public charity and not as a private foundation.
Saco Junior Trojans is grateful for the support of its many sponsors, and encourages its participants to support those individuals and businesses who support Saco Junior Trojans.
eteamz.active.com /sacojrtrojans   (654 words)

 Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, Maine.
This is a beautiful park style cemetery on the north bank of the Saco River.
Main Stone Front: LUKE GORDON Died March 11 1877 Aged 77 HANNAH W Wife of Luke Gordon Died May 7 1875 Aged 69.Large GORDON on base.
Across the river from this cemetery,according to Folsom's 'History of Biddeford and Saco,' Pike and Joseph Gordon were attacked by Indians on September 6th, 1746.
www.gordonsofmaine.com /id6.html   (424 words)

 Popular river struggles with balancing act
The Saco provides water and electricity to thousands, but increased recreational use poses a threat to one of the state's cleanest rivers.Balancing recreation with essential needs the river provides communities - electricity and water - is an ever-increasing challenge.
Europeans began exploring the Saco River at the mouth, now known as Camp Ellis, in the early 1600s and the first European village along the river, now the city of Saco, was settled in 1636.
For the most part, though, the Saco's main job is to serve as a 134-mile-long playground and those who have championed the river for years are paying attention to this pressure.
outdoors.mainetoday.com /canoeing/020811sacoriver.shtml   (2175 words)

 Outdoors at MaineToday.com | Saco River: Source to Sea
The river is slower in Maine, due to the slight elevation change — 383 feet for the entire state — and the six hydropower stations along the river.
The 134-mile Saco River is one of the most important rivers in southern Maine.
The Saco provides water and electricity to thousands, but increased recreational use poses a threat to one of the state's cleanest rivers.
outdoors.mainetoday.com /canoeing/sacoriver.shtml   (501 words)

 Saco Maine
During the fall of 2002 a pair of test runs were performed at the Saco Wastewater Treatment Plant and the results were impressive enough that it was decided to bring the package to City Council for purchase.
During the summer, Saco used to produce 70 to 80 cubic yards of dewatered solids per week to be composted in Old Orchard Beach.
Currently Saco is producing, on average, 30 to 40 yards per week for processing at Soil Prep in Plymouth.
www.mwwca.org /dewatersaco.htm   (533 words)

 Saco Maine Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Saco, Maine Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The population of Saco is approximately 15,181 (1990).
The distance from Saco to Washington DC is 481 miles.
Saco is positioned 43.53 degrees north of the equator and 70.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /mecountysaco.htm   (481 words)

 Saco Maine Real Estate
Islands in the Saco River separate the two towns where you will find acres of red brick mill buildings, one was a power factory, using the resources of the Saco River.
Saco River is one of the best in the Northeast, providing an endless variety of recreational opportunities, from fishing (both summer and winter), and boating, to water-skiing.
Saco has a rich history, and as the city expands from the 17,000 residents it has now, it looks keenly ahead to the future - why not be a part of that future and come and see Saco holds for you, you will be glad you did!
www.relocateamerica.com /states/ME/cities/saco.htm   (534 words)

 Saco River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saco River is a river in northeastern New Hampshire and southwestern Maine in the United States.
It enters Saco Bay on the Atlantic with Camp Ellis in Saco on the north shore and Hills Beach in Biddeford on the south shore.
The Saco is thought to be one of the most popular recreational rivers in the United States, drawing an estimated 3,000 to 7,000 people per summer weekend, mostly on the stretch from Swan's Falls (a campground maintained by the Appalachian Mountain Club) to Brownfield, Maine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saco_River   (389 words)

 Landfill Leachate Mobilizes Arsenic Bound in Aquifer Sediments: Saco, Maine - Toxics Program Remediation Activities
USGS studies on the geochemistry of the leachate plume at the Saco Landfill have shown that the source of the arsenic is not the landfill, but appears to be the sediments the plume is moving through.
Bedrock and overburden sources of arsenic in leachate plumes from a landfill in Saco, Maine [Extended Abstract], in USGS Workshop on Arsenic in the Environment, February 21-22, 2001, Denver, CO [web publication only].
Sources and Geochemical Associations of Arsenic in Leachate Plumes From a Landfill in Saco, Maine: EOS, Transactions of the 1999 Spring Meeting of American Geophysical Union, Boston, Massachusetts, June 1-4, 1999.
toxics.usgs.gov /topics/rem_act/saco.html   (1246 words)

 The Nature Conservancy in Maine - Upper Saco River
The Saco River Floodplain is the largest intact floodplain in New England.
The Saco watershed is not wilderness: the river valley has been inhabited for thousands of years.
Partnerships: The Nature Conservancy is collaborating with towns, counties, and organizations throughout the upper Saco watershed from New Hampshire to Hiram, Maine.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/maine/preserves/art18818.html   (622 words)

 Saco, Maine Drug Rehab Alcohol Treatment Addiction Rehab Information Narconon Arrowhead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When choosing a drug rehab center for yourself or a loved one from Saco, Maine, it is important to become educated on the different types of drug rehab and what the end results are.
Club Drugs: Law-enforcement officials in southern Maine have noticed a small increase in the use of MDMA, which continues to be associated with rave parties and the student population.
These laws are often cited as the reason that Maine residents must travel to obtain their illicit drugs from out-of-state traffickers wary of the state’s tough drug laws.
www.stopaddiction.com /states/maine_drug_rehab_info~Saco.html   (1741 words)

 Saco, Maine - The Downeaster   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The boarding platform is within steps of Saco's historic shopping district and river front, as well as downtown Biddeford, and is just minutes from the beach and theme parks.
Head south on Main Street until you cross the RR tracks.
Travel Wise Travel Agency, 190 Main Street, Saco within sight of the platform, does not charge a service fee to issue Downeaster tickets.
www.thedowneaster.com /saco.php   (169 words)

 GORP - Saco River, Maine: Family Canoe and Raft Paddling Trips
The Saco River, as it leaves New Hampshire and crosses southern Maine to the Atlantic coast, offers extraordinary family paddling opportunities.
One of New England's cleanest waterways, the Saco's typically sandy bottom is an invitation to swim in summer.
The light use of this section is partially explained by the necessity of five short portages around dams, and the possibility of portages around a couple of rapids that can be treacherous at some water levels.
gorp.away.com /gorp/activity/paddling/top10_kidrivers9.htm   (213 words)

 Saco Spirit
Saco Spirit’s mission is to make Saco a better place to live and work by enhancing the vitality of our downtown.
Saco Main Street was chosen as one of the four original communities in Maine to become a Main Street Maine Community by the
The Maine Downtown Center, by bringing the national Main Street Approach to Maine, is just what's needed to inspire downtown activists, guide their activities, and provide the tools necessary for Maine downtowns to live up to their true potential."
www.sacospirit.com /who.htm   (342 words)

 Saco Maine Hotels | Saco Maine Motels
Saco, Maine hotels, motels and other travel lodging options are listed below in order of their distance from the center of downtown Saco.
Trails are scarce in this region of Maine, due in part to the buildings and roadway infrastructure that support the summertime tourism economy of Old Orchard Beach, Saco, and Biddeford.
The Saco River drains the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, meandering southeast until it dumps into the Gulf of Maine at Saco.
www.trails.com /all-hotels/city-hotel.asp?dest=ME+Saco   (357 words)

 Saco Maine Beach House
We are 600 feet from 7 miles of beach and 600 feet from the Saco River.
There is so much to do here without having to drive - kayak on the river, fish off the pier, walk 7 miles of beach, buy lobsters from the lobsterman, whale watch or hike the state park filled with trails, bogs, ponds.
Within driving distance - there's Funtown/Splashtown or the Saco Drive-in are 10 minutes away, Old Orchard Beach is a five minute drive, Kittery and Freeport are about 30-40 minutes away, downtown Portland is a great place to shop/dine and there are always lighthouses, museums and nearby beaches to explore.
www.sacomainebeachhouse.com   (337 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To view all the Saco commercial properties for sale and for lease and to access hundreds of thousands of other commercial properties for sale and for lease in Saco and throughout the U.S. and Canada, become a LoopNet member today.
We are pleased to offer this 62.68+/- acre parcel of land in Saco, Maine.
We are pleased to offer for lease a highly visible unit at the Saco Valley Shopping Center, the premier retail center for both Saco and Biddeford.
www.loopnet.com /Maine/Saco   (561 words)

 Dyer Library and Saco Museum, Saco, Maine
Located on Saco's historic Main Street, the Saco Museum is a regional museum of fine and decorative arts and historic artifacts.
The museum's distinctive red brick Colonial Revival building was designed by the noted Maine architect John Calvin Stevens in 1926 as fire-proof gallery space for the Institute's extensive collections.
The museum is well known for its rich collection of paintings and portraits from the Saco River region, and the finest and largest collection of portraits by the renowned deaf artist John Brewster, Jr.
www.sacomuseum.org /about-museum.shtml   (459 words)

 :Maine Made: Saco Bay Casting & Design, llc
Saco Bay Casting and Design, llc has expanded into the Product Development business.
Saco Bay Casting and Design is a Prototype and Research and Development business that serves Industry, Designers, and Inventors as the first step in developing and bringing ideas to life.
Saco Bay Casting and Design is a multi-dimensional mold, model and fabrication shop.
www.mainemade.com /wholesale/profile.asp?ID=2085   (174 words)

 Saco Bay Physical Therapy -
Two physical therapists from Maine are headed to Torino to work with the U.S. ski and snowboard team.Kurt Jepson and Mike Hersey work at Saco Bay Orthopaedics and Sports Physical Therapy.
Jepson will mostly be working with the cross country skiers, while Hersey handles the snowboard team.Both men have been treating elite athletes at national and international competitions for the past 6 years.
Two physical therapists from Maine are headed to Torino to work with the U.S. ski and snowboard team.
www.sacobaypt.com /events.htm   (227 words)

New Maine Aquarium is scheduled to be open by spring of 2008.
See www.maineaquarium.org (web site is same information that was displayed on the world wide web when the Maine Aquarium ended operations in 1997 at its former location in Saco).
The Maine Aquarium provided educational programs to over a quarter million students during their visit to the Maine Aquarium on scheduled school field trips with their teachers.
www.maineaquarium.com   (306 words)

 Saco Vacation Rentals cottage Waterfront Cottage, Camp Ellis USA,Maine
Newly updated and on the water in Camp Ellis - a true Maine oceanfront village in Saco, Maine.
There is even a place to rent kayaks and determine your own course for the day on the Saco River as it opens out into the ocean.
The Maine Children's Museum in Portland offers exciting and interactive fun for kids, and Maine Sky Toys specializes in wild and awesome kites of all kinds.
cyberrentals.com /USA/Maine/.../vacation-cottage-Saco/p122860.htm   (641 words)

 Maine Travel & Tours - Maine Vacations - Maine Hotels & Resorts, Maine Adventure Travel & Tours
Maine travel accommodation and rentals, mountain retreats, camping adventures and great vacation ideas for your next trip.
Beautiful waterfront cottages on Embden Lake, one of Maine's finest spring fed lakes.
The Shore View is a wonderful, recently renovated period home in "Down East" Maine.
www.realadventures.com /maine.htm?SE=Google   (520 words)

 Saco News
A western York County school district is considering whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a federal appeals court ruling that opens the door to special education services for a girl with Asperger...
Maine lawmakers are looking at how to better prepare the state for natural disasters in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and last spring's floods in York County.
The Legislature's Education Committee is considering a plan that would require the state's 290 school districts to form cooperatives in the near term, to save money on behind-the-scenes administrative functions...
www.topix.net /city/saco-me   (632 words)

 Saco Maine Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Saco ME   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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www.realestate.com /local-real-estate/maine/Saco.aspx   (364 words)

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