November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

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SMHC receives grant to address opioid use

Southern Maine Health Care was named the recipient of a Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning grant through the Health Resources & Services Administration. More...

Parade is Nov. 12 in Saco, Biddeford

Biddeford and Saco communities are invited to the Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade Monday, Nov. 12. The day begins with a brief opening ceremony at 10 a.m. at Eastman Park in Saco (corner of Beach and Main). More...

HOB wins grant for clock tower

Biddeford City Hall’s clock tower is the recipient of a $150,000 historic preservation grant from American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation through the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Celebrating Diversity on Main Street More...

Free Thanksgiving dinner offered in Saco, take out available

A 20th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 at Most Holy Trinity Church Hall at 271 Main St. in Saco.  More...

AWS encourages senior cat adoptions

November is Adopt a Senior Pet month and Animal Welfare Society has some seniors cats (ages 8-plus) ready to find a home. Without the crazy spunk of a wild kitten, senior cats have plenty of love, energy and joy to share.  More...

School programs to benefit from award

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution will donate $10,424.48 to six school nutrition programs in York and Cumberland counties with $5,000 coming from winning an award and the rest from the Community Debit Card Program. More...

Lucky Pup, Vinegar Hill team up for holiday event

Vinegar Hill Music Theater and Lucky Pup Rescue have joined forces to create a new holiday experience on Prelude weekend. Many activities and events will be available for the whole family. More...

Biddeford recognized employees, volunteers

The city of Biddeford held its third annual Employee and Volunteer Banquet, recognizing a set of exceptional employees and volunteers who have gone above and beyond expectations.  This year, waste truck handler Terry Roberts was named Employee o More...