March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Courthouse bill heads to Senate for approval

A bill by Sen. Linda Valentino to construct a modern, consolidated courthouse in York County won the bipartisan endorsement of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee last week.  More...

Purim party to have ‘Star Wars’ theme

Congregation Etz Chaim will host a Purim Party/potluck supper 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford.   This year’s party will have a Star Wars theme. More...

Event for veterans is March 27 in Biddeford

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 in cooperation with the Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement will hold its fifth annual open hours and resource fair 12:30 to 2 p.m. More...

Concert will benefit St. James, other charities

The Good Shepherd Parish Community Concert will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 3 at St. Joseph Church on Elm Street in Biddeford.  More...

Fibromyalgia workshop is on March 23

“Everything you wanted to know about fibromyalgia but were afraid to ask” will be held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford.  More...

Students donate to hospital

The chance to dress casual for a day is a secondary motivation for students participating in “Casual for a Cause” at St. James School in Biddeford. More...

Scientists use ultrasounds on pregnant sharks

Researchers from the University of New England’s Department of Marine Sciences and the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science used the same ultrasound imaging technology used by medical professionals on More...

Dance raises money for Ronald McDonald House

The community joined the Oldies Dance Group Feb. 13 and raised $2,808 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine.  Tickets sold fast for this Valentine’s weekend event. More...

Raise Irish flag downtown on March 17

Biddeford resident Vincent Keely, a native of Ireland and owner of Irish restaurant, The WonderBar, will raise the Irish flag at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 17, St. More...

Yours for a song

Thornton Academy will be the final stop of the University of Maine Singers’ spring tour. The select choir, which includes several Thornton Academy alumni, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. More...

On the same page

Megan Bainbridge of Saco, a student at Thornton Academy, spent a day of her February vacation serving as an honorary page in the Maine Senate on Feb. 18. Sen. More...

Bank helps with library goal

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution made a $25,000 pledge to the Dyer Library and Saco Museum in support of its Energy Conservation Challenge.  More...

Biddeford goes for Bernie

Democrats voted for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic Caucus Sunday, March 6 at Biddeford Middle School in Biddeford. Sanders received 30 votes, Hillary Clinton 17 and there was one undecided vote. More...