April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

Story development workshops for youth offered at Engine

Engine, an arts nonprofit in downtown Biddeford, in collaboration with Project AWARE, a student-led filmmaking program based in Saco, is seeking teens interested in storytelling and filmmaking to help develop a story for the Summer Film Institute. More...

Retreats to be held at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center

“Experiencing the Peace and Freedom of Forgiveness” will be held May 4-6 with Michele DeSimone at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford.  More...

Apply for scholarship with University College at Saco

University College at Saco is offering the Osher New Beginnings Scholarship for the summer and fall semesters to encourage more Maine people of all ages to give college a try.  More...

‘Crazy for You’ staged at Thornton Academy

The Thornton Academy Players will present “Crazy for You,” a musical that features music by George Gershwin April 5-8 in Garland Auditorium at Thornton Academy.  The comedic show features singing, dancing and elaborate sets and costu More...

OOB senior honored with top award

Megan Niedzwiecki, a senior at Old Orchard Beach High School, has been selected to receive the 2018 MPA Principal’s Award, Principal John Suttie announced. More...

Raffle event is Friday and benefits OOB schools

The Loranger-Jameson Parent Teacher Organizations will hold a prize raffle 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Loranger gym in Old Orchard Beach. Bidding will go until 6:30 p.m.  In addition to raffles, the event includes food for sale. More...

Biddeford High School class of 1968 seeks members

The 50th Reunion Committee of the Biddeford High School Class of 1968 is seeking contact information for the following classmates: Nancy Auger, Norman Bolduc, Steve Filmore, Michelle Fournier Shlager, Constance Gagne Thimble, Roland Henaire, Ronald L More...

Blood drive to be held April 16 at area church

The Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Council No. 12941 will host a Red Cross Blood Drive 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 16 in the St. Joseph Church downstairs hall at 178 Elm St. (Rt. 1) in Biddeford.  More...

Biddeford business holds grand opening

Ocean State Job Lot, a discount closeout retailer headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey and New York, celebrated the grand opening of its 131st store at 510 Alfred St. in Biddeford. More...

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Heather Goddu of Portland Kids Calendar, Ben Capotosto of Biddeford Fire Department and Ryan Gavin of WJBQ fundraised at the grand opening of Ocean State Job Lot for hte charity of their choice. More...