March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Carnival Supports The Dream Factory

More than 150 student volunteers greeted nearly 450 children and adults on March 12 at Thornton Academy’s annual Children’s Winter Carnival.  More...

Saco resident given annual Kany Award

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution awarded Mary Jane Sawyer of Saco the 2015 A. William Kany Jr. Community Service Award.  More...

Courthouse bill passes latest vote, faces more rounds

A bill to construct a modern, consolidated courthouse in York County won the unanimous support of The Maine Senate in a preliminary vote on Monday, March 28.  More...

Group to perform Celtic music

The Maine Highland Fiddlers will perform traditional Celtic music at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24 at McArthur Library on Main Street in Biddeford.  More...

Documentary series explores race

Find answers to these questions and more in a threepart documentary series called  “Race: The power of an illusion,” a three-part documentary, will be shown noon to 1:30 p.m. More...

Dreams realized

Margaret “Peg” Scamman, left, and Virginia Avery from the Dream Factory pose with Izzie, the daughter of a Thornton Academy teacher who has benefitted from the York Chapter of The Dream F More...

Cold case bill would give families more time for civil lawsuits

The Maine Senate on Monday voted unanimously to enact a bill by Sen. Linda Valentino (D-Saco) that will give families of homicide victims up to six years to file civil actions related to their loved one’s deaths.  More...

Theater to begin productions this summer at revamped venue

The Vinegar Hill Music Theatre has selected actor/ singer George Dvorsky to serve as its first creative director.  The Theatre opens in late June. More...

Speaker brings motivation

Motivational Speaker Michael H. “Mookie” Wilson was the guest speaker at an assembly with the Biddeford High School students and Biddeford Middle School eighth graders on St. Patrick’s Day. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Zoe was found in a rural area of Arkansas by a good Samaritan. Lucky Pup Rescue’s partners took her in and she was in bad shape, emaciated with demodex mange and a damaged eye. More...