Sanford Springvale News Banner

Copyright © 2024 – Sanford Springvale News – All rights reserved.

Sanford City Councilor Luke Lanigan reports that the Springvale Bureau of Motor Vehicles office is getting closer to reopening. With the Kennebunk office open only by appointment, and lines of three hours or more at the Scarborough office, that is welcome news.

Adam Duvall, a member of the Sanford Mainers baseball team in 2009, has been on a tear recently with the Atlanta Braves. He has become the first player in Braves’ history to hit three home runs in two separate games. Way to go Adam!

Is your child interested in scouting? Cub Scout Pack 355 is seeking new members in grades K-5. Scouts BSA is for kids grade 6 and up. Both are open to boys and girls. Call 651-2142 for more information, or stop by their booth at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, September 19.

A big mistake was made this past week when the contractor working at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery removed all the decorative plants in the WWI Memorial, and replaced them with trees. According to a post on the VFW’s Facebook page, the instructions the contractor was given stated that the Memorial was not to be disturbed, so restoration work will be done at the contractor’s expense.

Captain Eric Neubert has retired from the Sanford Fire Department after 34 years of service to the community. Thank you and happy retirement!

The Mill Towne Tavern is reopening Monday, September 14 at 4:00 p.m.

The Springvale Social Club is closed until further notice. Check their Facebook page for any updates.

Beginning September 18, every Friday is Film Friday at the Goodall Library. You can pick up a special movie bundle (curbside or inside) including two DVD’s checked out to you, a free bag of microwave popcorn and a free box of candy! You can pick which movies you want to watch, or select a theme and let library staff surprise you. Themes include Date Night, Fright Night, Retro Weekend and more. Reserve your bundle here or call the Library at 324-4714.

Here are two great ways to get out and get some exercise while social distancing. Outdoor line dancing will be held at Goodall Park on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 through October. This is for beginners and intermediate dancers age 50+, and will include instruction for newbies. Cost is $2 for each week you participate. You can also check out the newly re-done horseshoe pits at the Springvale Rec. Free and fun for the whole family!

The Sanford-Springvale YMCA’s pool is open! Swimming is by reservation only to limit the number of swimmers at one time. This week’s schedule is here. Call 324-4942 to reserve your spot.

The Y’s Fall Program Guide includes Youth Aquatics, Adult Aquatics and Adult Wellness. View it here and register today!

The YMCA Trafton Center still has some slots available for their whale watch out of Kennebunk on September 16. Cost is $48, call the Center at 457-0080 to register. Masks are a must.

The School Department is looking for custodial substitutes to fill in occasionally at the various Sanford schools. Pay is $17 per hour. More info here.

Copyright © 2024 - Sanford Springvale News - All rights reserved. | CoverNews by AF themes.