May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Melissa Bednarowski, former Ward 4 councilor in Biddeford, blocks Mike Mckeown, a convicted sex offender, from re-entering council chambers at Biddeford City Hall. More...

Former officer: chiefs didn’t cover up abuse; let AG handle the case

BIDDEFORD – A former police officer who worked for the Biddeford Police Department for 25 years said accusations that the police department didn’t respond to allegations of sexual abuse by its own officers are counterproductive to an inve More...

News

City council meeting interrupted

A Biddeford city council meeting took an unexpected turn Tuesday, May 19, when convicted sex offender Mike Mckeown, a May Street resident, entered the meeting after watching debate on public access about a sex offender ordinance. More...

City recognizes Memorial Day

William Morris, left, and Colter Bishop, both 16, marched with Scout Troop 310 in the Biddeford/Saco Memorial Day parade. The Scouts are Saco residents. (Molly Lovell-Keely photos) More...

Letters

Voting is a right, ID should be required

To the editor: In 2013, more than 13 million Americans had their identity stolen and according to the FTC, identity theft steadily climbs and tops their list of consumer complaints each year. More...

Article supports what was heard

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‘Citizens’ support Saco school budget increase

To the editor: Saco Citizens for Sensible Government supports the proposed 50 cent increase in the mil rate for Saco schools for 2015-2016, and recommends that the public vote yes to accept the school budget on Tuesday, June 9. More...

Officers: man who committed suicide was abused

BIDDEFORD – Siblings of a Biddeford man who died in St. Petersburg, Florida as a result of a police shooting in 2002 say their brother, Michael Frenette, confided to them that he had been sexually abused by a Biddeford police officer. More...

One on one with the Stookeys

SACO – Singer Noel Paul Stookey of the 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary and his wife, the Rev. Betty Stookey, will present a multi-faith program titled “One Light, Many Candles” in Saco next month. More...

Area teacher captures top honor in York County

BIDDEFORD – A Biddeford High School English teacher and sports journalist has been named 2015 York County Teacher of the Year and is now a candidate to be 2016 Maine Teacher of the Year. More...

General meeting is Thursday; rules murky

BIDDEFORD – A general meeting of citizens will be held this week as a result of a successful effort earlier this month by residents who petitioned to hold the meeting. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm
Residents to attend meeting, demand anwers - April 15th, 2015 - 10:40am
Public reacts to allegations - March 11th, 2015 - 5:59pm

Neighbors

Laugh and learn this summer at Libby Library

Libby Library is coming into the first summer season in its newly expanded quarters and it plans to use every bit of its new space to provide both residents and tourists with a variety of amusing and amusingly educational activities. More...

Community News

Mill event to show businesses

The Pepperell Mill community in collaboration with the Biddeford, Saco Chamber of Commerce & Industry will hold a Pepperell Mill Campus Festival 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 29 at 40 Main St., Biddeford. More...

Chorus to hold concert in Saco

The Tri City Community Chorus will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. More...

Donations, volunteers needed

Dyer Library/Saco Museum will hold a fundraising yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. All proceeds benefit the programs offered at Dyer Library/Saco Museum year round. More...