The GoFundMe fundraiser to pay medical expenses for Ory, one of the Willard School’s service dogs, has been a great success, with over $26,000 raised to date. The goal was $20,000. Ory has hip dysplasia and torn ACLs in both knees. Her owner plans to donate leftover funds to Project Chance, where she got Ory.

The Sanford Mainers’ schedule has been finalized, and Opening Day will be Friday, June 4 at home against the Winnipesaukee Muskrats. In 2021, the NECBL will play an exclusively divisional schedule, with the Mainers only facing their Northern Division rivals Keene, North Adams, North Shore, Upper Valley, Vermont and Winnipesaukee. All 2021 Sanford Mainers home games will be played at Goodall Park with home games beginning at 6:30 p.m., except for 4:30 p.m. starts on Sunday home games. They are still in need of host families for the summer. For more information regarding the schedule, tickets, the team, becoming a host family, and more, please visit sanfordmainers.com.

The News and History of Sanford Springvale Facebook page has an interesting post about Springvale native Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and other comic books. Read it here.

Southern Maine Health Care has welcomed Rebecca Eisenberg, MD to MaineHealth’s Cancer Care office in Sanford. Dr. Eisenberg is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. She was fellow at Tufts-NEMC, Boston, and a resident at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO. Dr. Eisenberg completed at her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY. 

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 24. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., bring your unused prescription drugs to the Sanford Police Station or the York County Sheriff’s Department. Clean out your medicine cabinet and keep your family safe!

Sanford Springvale Little League‘s Field/Equipment Clean Up Day has been rescheduled to Monday, April 19 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Meet at Goodall Park if you can help out.

Get your tickets now for The Show Must Go On, a Broadway musical revue presented by the Sanford High School Theater Club, live and in person, at the Sanford Performing Arts Center May 6-8. More info and purchase tickets here.

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