News Notes: August 30

Partners Bank recently awarded the Goodall Library a $500 gift through its Employee Donation Program. Read the full story here.

Sanford Trails committee member Kevin McKeon has been nominated as 1 of 5 finalists for the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s People’s Choice Award for public outreach. Kevin was key in conserving 100 acres in Springvale (McKeon Environmental Preserve) that is under the Mousam Valley Land Trust. To learn more about Kevin‘s work, and vote for him to receive the award, visit this page.

Sanford Soccer has cancelled their fall season. Refunds or credits will be issued. Read their Facebook post for more information.

Another Chance Animal Rescue is not taking applications to adopt kittens at this time, as demand is exceeding supply. They are still taking applications to adopt adult cats. Check out their Facebook page to meet some of the available kitties.

The Springvale Library is planning to resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 1. The five person limit for patrons at one time will still be in effect. Find out more on their website.

The Goodall Library’s online story times are starting up again this week. Videos will premiere on the Library’s Facebook page Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Sign up now for the Sanford Springvale Chamber of Commerce’s 2nd Annual Bob L’Heureux Memorial Golf Tournament! It will be held at Pine Hollow Little Par 3 Golf on September 25. Sponsorship opportunities are available too. All the details are here.

Unitil has finished running gas lines in the Westside Village area, which includes Twombley Rd. from Main St. to Kimball; Kimball St.; Prescott St.; and Shaw St. These roads are scheduled to be completely rebuilt with new sidewalks, drainage and more, with an anticipated end date in 2021. Once the streets have been repaved, there is a five-year moratorium on new digging. If you live in this area and plan to connect to natural gas, contact Unitil now.