December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Dance raises money for Ronald McDonald House

Friends got together to hold the 10th annual Rock & Roll Oldies dance on Oct. 15 at the Eagle’s Hall in Biddeford. Because tickets were limited to 250 and sold out, the group will hold two per year. The October dance raised $7,200. More...

Farmers market to offer SNAP

Saco River Market has announced that anyone who receives SNAP benefits (previously known as food stamps) will be able to receive up to $10 in coupons to spend on food at the market. More...

Catholic school teams advance in competition

Two teams from Holy Cross School in South Portland and another team from St. James School in Biddeford have qualified for the Maine FIRST LEGO League State Championship.  More...

St. James students to leave warm clothing

In the spirit of Advent, students at St. James Catholic School in Biddeford will show love and kindness to those in need as winter approaches.  On Thursday, Dec. 1, the children will take hats, mittens and scarves donated by members of the St. More...

Help plan for children’s shopping event

A Kids’ Shopping Event will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. To register, email kidschristmasshopping@gmail.com.  More...

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Oldies dance committee members are, from left, Wendy Twitchell, Jackie Paul and Bonnie Ouellette; back row: Katherine Russo, Bruce Martin, Dave Twomey, Charlie McKenney, Donna McKenney and Robin Chib More...

Chorus to perform holiday concert

The Tri City Community Chorus, with Director Nick MacDonald, presents its holiday concert, “Lullabies and Light,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

CD will benefit Maine’s hungry

Andrea Wollstadt, a music teacher in Biddeford schools, has produced and created a holiday music CD entitled, “believe: unique and original holiday songs,” with all of proceeds going to Good Shepherd Food Bank.  She chose Good Shephe More...

Dentists Who Care provided free services

Twenty dentists, 16 specialists, 23 dental hygienists and dozens of staff members volunteered their time Nov. More...

Free portraits offered in downtown Biddeford

McKenney Photography, 40 Main St. in Biddeford, will participate in the annual Help Portrait Day again this year on Saturday, Dec. More...

Caterer named to international board

Blue Elephant Events and Catering announced that Vice-President and Owner Fausto Pifferrer recently joined the Board of Directors of the International Caterer’s Association.  More...

Back at it

Above, from left, Melissa Small (class of 2007), Bob LePauloue (1993), Melissa Boisjoly Atwood (2001), Nicole Boisjoly (1999), Justin Blake (2006), Kory Martin (2008), Alex Hart (1995), Brett Gagnon More...