News Notes: June 16, 2022

Sanford Police Detective Eric Rae, who also happens to be a Black Hawk Pilot for the National Guard, stopped by the Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport recently as part of a training exercise.

A parking ban will be in effect beginning Saturday on the following streets: Berwick Ave., Prescott St., Shaw St. and Twombley St. (from Kimball St. to Main St.). Pike Industries will begin fine grading and paving at 6:00 am on Saturday, June 18. The parking ban will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22. Due to the nature of the work, parking on the public way is prohibited until the time the parking ban is lifted.

Starting Monday, June 13, asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will no longer be available at Southern Maine Health Care Walk-In Care Centers, including the one on June St. COVID-19 testing for patients with symptoms will continue to be available as part of a provider visit. For a list of COVID-19 Testing sites in Maine, visit https://www.maine.gov/covid19/testing.

The Salvation Army location on Main St. in Sanford is asking the public to stop leaving yard sale leftovers and donations of items there. They are not a thrift store and have no ability to deal with these items. If you have items to donate, please bring them to Threads of Hope at the Center for Shopping in South Sanford, or to the Salvation Army thrift store on Signal St. in Rochester, NH.

Summer services are back at the Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. These informal services are held Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in Goodall Hall.

Saturday, June 11, members of the Sanford Firefighters Local 1624 went to the Mercy Chapel for a variety of demonstrations, including usage of their equipment (with hands on supervision) to fire prevention and education. No bouncy houses were harmed during the demonstrations.