April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Comedy night will benefit Upward Bound

A comedy night with award winning humorist Mike Harris will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Biddeford Eagles Club, 57 Birch St. Doors open at 6 p.m.  More...

UNE students try to bring back tree species

Through a partnership with the American Chestnut Foundation, University of New England students and faculty are growing and planting American chestnut seedlings this spring. More...

Rotary Club bingo fundraiser is May 7

The Biddeford Saco Rotary Club will host its annual bingo event to support the Polio Plus Program and local charitable giving 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Rochambeau Club in Biddeford. More...

Local attorney to offer time at library

Lawyers across the state will spend time in local libraries during Law Week, Sunday, May 1 through Saturday, May 7, to provide resources and assistance to people in need, talk about statewide legal issues and meet with library patrons. More...

Library to host ‘Money’ week

Libby Memorial Library, through collaboration with Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, will host Money Smart Week, through April 29. Programming will be offered free to all income levels. More...

Author travels to Canada

Local author Norman Beaupré was invited to participate in the launching of the digital version of his play, “La Souillonne,” and the performance of this play by Marie Cormier of Oakland. More...

Saco bike rodeo to bring organizations, families together

The PTOs of Young School, Fairfield School and Burns School in Saco are partnering with Saco Parks & Recreation, Saco Public Works and Saco Police Department to host the Saco Community Bike Rodeo 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Matthew is one of three pups that are 5 months old as of early April. They are all so very sweet, with Maddie being the most outgoing. They are shepherd mixes; mom is longer-haired shepherd. More...

Author to speak about Polish investigation

Congregation Etz Chaim will present “A Conversation with Glenn Kurtz,” author of “Three Minutes in Poland.” The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford.  More...

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Seniors in UNE’s Department of Environmental Studies Sarah Fleishmann, Kati Hein, Christina Barton and Kat Santarpio with hybrid American chestnut trees they grew from seed in the UNE Greenhous More...

Blood drives held throughout May

The American Red Cross is holding area blood drives. They are:   May 4: Young School, 36 Tasker St., Saco 1 to 6 p.m.   May 9: Seacoast Flooring, 778 Portland Road, Saco, 10 a.m. More...

Book addresses nursing history

Author Juliana L’Heureux will be at McArthur Library 2 p.m., Sunday, May 1 to talk about the new book, “Maine Nursing: Interviews and History on Caring and Competence.”  More...

Sale will benefit animals

Old Orchard Beach Community Animal Watch will hold a rummage sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 21 at the Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. More...

Fundraiser re-creates 1989 Ballpark concert

The Old Orchard Beach Ballpark kicks off its 2016 season with a six-hour benefit concert 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Freshen up

Biddeford volunteer leaders Lisa Dearborn and Samantha Brink held an information session at the Saco River Market April 9 for prospective families to learn more about The Fresh Air Fund’s Frien More...

Students help Saco business through video production class

Twelve students in the Biddeford High School video production class accepted a hands-on project working with Hygrade Business Group. More...