MAINE RESIDENTS age 60 or older (55 if Native American) with income below $20,147 a person or $27,214 per couple are eligible to receive $50 of locally grown produce through the Maine Senior FarmShare Program this growing season. About 17,000 seniors and more than 120 farmerswill participate. Interested people should call the Area Agency on Aging at (877) 353-3771 to find a participating farm or go to to see a list of participating farms and click on the Maine Senior FarmShare Program Information link under “Other Places to Go.”


SENIOR DAVID PEPIN has been selected by the KHS faculty and senior class for the Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Award for the 2010-11 Good Citizenship and Scholarship Contest.


THE SACO & BIDDEFORD Savings Institution donated more than $365,000 to 350 non-profit organizations throughout Southern Maine in 2010, including programs benefiting every age group and those earmarked for fuel assistance and community meals programs.


TWO SACO BAY ARTISTS summer shows, July 4 and Aug. 6 in Old Orchard Beach, are seeking entrants of fine art works only, no crafts. Art works will be juried into the show with prizes awarded for winning submissions. The deadline to apply is June 1. Applications can be downloaded at For details, call Kathy Angel Lee at 937-2125 or Sylvia Orchard at 934-7712.


THE WOMEN’S EDUCATIONAL and Industrial Union of Saco is accepting applications for two $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors from Thornton Academy or Old Orchard Beach High School. Applications and additional details are available at the schools’ guidance offices. Deadline for submissions is by April 1.


A NEW PROJECTOR and sound system have been installed in the Talbot Porter Meeting Hall at Skidompha Public Library. The Skidompha Classic Film series, which took a winter hiatus while the project was being completed, will be resume from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on April 4 with a viewing of the film “Ninotchka.” Suggested donation is $5. The hall seats up to 100 people and is available for rent at $50 per hour. For more details, call 563-5513 or go to


THE BETHEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY is accepting applications from students, ages 14 to 18 for a high school history internship this summer. The intern will participate in activities including house museum interpretation, historical walking tours, exhibit research and preparation, special event and programming development and collections management. The intern also will receive $1,000 for the job from June 27 to Aug. 27. Applications may be picked up at the Society’s main office at 10 Broad St. or downloaded from Submission deadline by June 1. A decision will be made by June 15. For details, call 824-2908 or (800) 824-2910.



WELLS HIGH SCHOOL recently held a “Breakfast of Champions.” Student honorees included Eva Andrade, Madeline Andrews, Kaitlyn Baker, Mike Burgess, Caileigh Clark, Chad Daly, Zack Gower, Braden Haskell, Nicolette Joakim, Laura Kirol, Marisa Merrifield, Hannah Moody, Zoe Onion, Annie Philbrick, Casey Pyburn, Elizabeth Thompson, Adam Tomaszewski and Alexandra VonLeigh Trombley. Staff recognized were John Bailey, Sally Marchand, Judy Moody, Tim Roche, Vanessa White-Capelluti, Bob Winn and Jim Worthing.



UNITED WAY Of York County has awarded Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center, 63 Main St., a one-year $7,500 grant under its Healthy Foundations for Life: Access to Quality Healthcare category to redesign the clinic’s intake process to provide more efficient service for patients. The clinic, founded in 2003, is a non-profit health clinic providing free medical care for uninsured York County residents. For details, call 929-6455 or go to


BONNY EAGLE Middle School held its annual Pi Day recently celebrating math. Grade 6 overall winners were Bella Tardy and Hannah Fox. Grade 7 overall winner was Delanna Swett. Grade 8 overall winner was Austin Flanigan.