August 11, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Pantry seeks volunteers

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry is looking for volunteers. For more information, call 206-2451, 937-8094 or 934-5873.   More...

Stone Soup benefits from credit union campaign

Recognizing the issue of summertime hunger and the lack of focus it receives, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger developed an event to highlight the issue and make donations to Stone Soup Food Pantry in Biddeford and St. More...

Biddeford nun recognized for her teaching of adults

Biddeford Adult Education instructor Sr. Theresa Couture was presented with the Distinguished Service/Special Recognition Award at the Annual Maine Adult Education Association banquet on June 22 in Farmington. More...

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Sr. Theresa Couture was recognized in June for her dedication to Biddeford Adult Education. (Courtesy photo) More...

Campaign for new courthouse moves forward

A new state law that provides $65 million for the construction of a new York County courthouse took effect on Friday, July 29.  More...

Catholics raise money for humanitarian relief

Parishes and schools in the Diocese of Portland raise more than $45,000 for the Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program during the 40 days of Lent in 2016. More...

Annual book sale to be held in Old Orchard

Friends of Libby Library will hold its annual book sale at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19 and 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. More...

Chorus to hold auditions

The Tri City Community Chorus invites any singers interested in joining a vocal screening for all voice parts Monday, Aug. More...

Helping hand

Jon Paradise, right, of Maine Credit Union League, which coordinates the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger, presents a check to Michelle Richest of Stone Soup Food Pantry in Bidde More...