May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

‘Ecological spirituality’ discussed at workshop

Mark Tuttle, a candidate for the permanent diaconate from Kennebunk, repeated the words of Pope Francis as part of a special presentation highlighting the connection that the Holy Father makes between social justice, environmental justice, God’ More...

Golf tourney in June to benefit Chelsea’s Chance

The Old Orchard Beach Knights of Columbus will host  the fourth annual Bud Hertz Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday, June 4, at Dutch Elm in Arundel, with money raised to go to Chelsea’s Chance.   More...

Participate in oldest walk to benefit March of Dimes

On May 22 at Thornton Academy, families and business leaders from across southern Maine will join in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies, the nation’s oldest fundraising walk honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to surviv More...

Witness rare Knights of Columbus event

The public is invited to the Knights of Columbus fourth degree exemplification Saturday, May 21 The event will include ceremonies at the Little Theater at Biddeford High School and Mass at St. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Henry is a 2-year-old mixed breed and is such a sweetie – he bats his paw for attention, is great on a leash and loves to play. His southern rescuers think he is a shepherd mix. More...

A roaring success

More than 60 Thornton Academy Middle School students performed and assisted behind-the-scenes for the 2016 spring musical, “The Lion King Jr.,” on May 4 and 5 in Garland Auditorium. More...

Arts grant available for area teachers; apply by June 1

A grant established to assist creative, visual and performing arts teachers throughout Saco, Biddeford, and Old Orchard Beach is now accepting applications.  More...

Youth bowlers complete season

Vacationland’s Youth Bowling Leagues recently finished its winter season. In the Bantam Division (6-to10-year-olds) the Cheetahs finished in first place. The Cheetahs were comprised of Austin Cote, Brady Cote and Kyan Daigle. More...

Seniors qualify for tax relief in Saco

The Saco City Council approved the Senior Citizen Tax Work-off Program for fiscal year 2016-2017. Applications may be picked up at the Saco Assessor’s Office. Deadline for submission of applications is May 31. More...

Alumni Band to perform benefit concert

The Alumni Band of Biddeford/Saco will perform its annual Mike Drapeau Scholarship Concert under the direction of Jeanne MacDonald-Johnson at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at First Parish Congregational Church, Beach Street, Saco. The St. More...