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    February 19, 2021

    240 Strings to livestream concert

    240 Strings will hold its 4th livestream of the season. Tracey Jasas-Hardel, of the Portland Piano Trio, will play some solo violin music by two cutting-edge composers on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. About the program, Jasas-Hardel said, “The pandemic gave us so much extra time to think and explore. Sourdough baking and knitting were […]

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    February 19, 2021

    Haddock chowder lunch takes place March 6

    SCARBOROUGH — A “Drive–up and Take Home” Chowder Lunch will take place on Saturday, March 6 at Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Pick up between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a bowl of our Christmas Fair Haddock Chowder along with cornbread and a dessert of either a brownie or snickerdoodle […]

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    February 19, 2021

    Heartwarming ‘Meals to Go Program’ serves Scarborough seniors

    On a bitter cold Tuesday morning earlier this month, a line of cars pulls into the new Scarborough Community Services hub at 418 Payne Road. Despite the snow, there is a tent set up in front of the building — currently the site of the town’s all-day hybrid care school program — covering tables lined […]

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    February 19, 2021

    Letters to the editor, Feb. 19

    Don’t be concerned about getting vaccine To the editor, My wife and I had the experience of going to the MaineHealth Vaccination Center at Scarborough Downs last week. Not being fond of needles, we spent the night before wondering what it would be like. We have to say we were very impressed! Kudos to the […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Marlene Mary Moulen

    BIDDEFORD — Marlene Mary Moulen went to be with our loving Lord on Feb. 3, 2021. She was born on Nov. 5, 1942, in Saco, Maine, the daughter of Bethena Leona Wakefield and Frank Carl Moulen Sr., and the sister of Frank Carl Moulin Jr. Ms. Moulen held a Master’s Degree in Social Work and […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Sister Veronique Metivier

    BIDDEFORD — Sister Veronique Metivier, (Ste Marie de la Visitation), a sister of the Presentation of Mary, 98 died in Biddeford, Maine, at St. Joseph Convent after 78 years of religious life. Born in Albion, Rhode Island, on April 14, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Alphee and Delia Metivier. She graduated from […]

  • Published
    February 18, 2021

    Old Orchard Beach Food Box distribution to be held Feb. 25

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH — There will be a USDA Food Box Distribution in the Town of Old Orchard Beach on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon — or until boxes are gone — at the Old Orchard Beach Ballpark at7 BallPark Way. The event is open to anyone in need of food. Quantities are […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Maine CASA to hold online training on March 23-26

    Interested in advocating for the best interests of a Maine child? The Maine Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is holding its spring training for volunteer advocates on March 23-26. This four-day, online training is free and is designed to prepare attendees for certification as volunteer guardians ad litem in the Maine District Courts. Maine […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Ruralist Lament: Wet and waiting for chicken

    It’s early February. An old farmer adage cautions that, “Half your wood and half your hay, you should have on Candlemas Day.” (That’s Groundhog Day for the dazzling urbanites out there.) We still find it to be a pretty good rule-of-thumb, and we’ve only used about half the wood in the shed so far. Media […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Biddeford and Saco Rotary Club linking locally and internationally

    BIDDEFORD — Donald Pilon, president of the Biddeford and Saco Rotary Club, officially signed a twinning agreement with the Cosmopolitan Rotary Club in Amman Jordan. The two Rotary groups met via Zoom to officially join as sister clubs. This is the second twinning outreach of this sort for the Biddeford and Saco Rotary Club. The […]

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