August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Bike Rodeo is Aug. 12

Cub Scout Pack 308 will host a Bike Rodeo from 9 a.m. to noon at Biddeford Primary School Saturday, Aug. 12. More...

Church embarks on shoe drive

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a shoe drive fundraiser through Oct. 22 to raise funds for church preservation. Trinity will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected. More...

UNE professor receives grant

University of New England professor Dr. Noah Perlut of the department of environmental studies is one of 31 scientists who will receive funding from a Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act grant, administered through the U.S. More...

Bacon Street Festival is Aug. 6

The 10th annual Bacon Street Neighborhood Festival will be held noon to 4 p. m. Sunday, Aug. 6. The festival is free and will be held at 39 Sullivan St., in the St. Andre senior housing parking lot in the Bacon Street neighborhood. More...

Learn about skating team

The DownEasters, an adult synchronized skating team, will hold open houses 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 and Aug. More...

Blood drive is Aug. 17

The Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Council No. 12941, will host a Red Cross Blood Drive 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17 in the St. Joseph Church downstairs hall at 178 Elm St.  More...

Center open house is Aug. 10

The Ferry Beach Retreat & Conference Center will host an open house 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 29 Ferry Park Ave. The event is sponsored by the Biddeford Saco Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Parishes fundraise to stop hunger

Parishes and schools in the Diocese of Portland raised more than $57,000 for Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program during the 40 days of Lent in 2017. More...

Head of the class

Ashley Nadeau- Belanger is this year’s recipient of the York County Senior College scholarship. The scholarship is given annually to a graduate of Sanford’s Adult Education Program. More...