NOTE: THIS WEBSITE IS DUE FOR UPDATING AFTER ELECTION 2016
We hope you may still find useful resources here in the meantime.
Welcome to SCAN
- Seacoast — In this case we're talking about the beautiful Southern Maine Seacoast
- Citizen — Now more than ever, the voices of individual citizens need to be heard to get our government moving forward
- Action — Individual and group actions create change and encourage good government
- Network — A group of people learning and working together
An initiative of SCAN, Bring Your Own Bag York, was begun in Fall 2013 to work with other York organizations toward a town-wide commitment to shift from single-use bags to reusable ones.
In 2015, BYOB York led the charge to get a Single-use Bag Ordinance passed in York. Join in. Visit www.BYOBYork.org to learn more.
SCAN creates opportunities for people to connect both virtually (through use of media and technology) and in-person (community forums, issues groups, political actions) to further the sharing of ideas and move government action forward on key issues. It is an informal and dynamic network that encourages individuals to share information and promote action on the issues they are passionate about.
On our site you will find information on upcoming Events, contact information for area Elected Officials, and resources about Issues affecting the Seacoast area. On our Petitions, Resources, and Citizen Action Groups pages we provide links to websites of general interest for concerned citizens. Our Seacoast Towns page covers: Eliot, Kittery, Ogunquit, South Berwick, Wells, and York.
Everyone in the Seacoast area is invited to participate in the activities of the network and contribute content to this site. Activities promoted or conducted by SCAN change based on the energies and passions of participants. Read more about SCAN». Have a suggestion for a link or event to include on this site? Send to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you recommend it.