March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Residents, visitors encouraged to take parking survey

BIDDEFORD – The Heart of Biddeford is surveying residents, workers, employers and visitors until March 16 to collect data about parking downtown. More...

Privileged parking recommended by committee

BIDDEFORD – The Public Safety Committee recommended Monday that the council adopt permit-only parking for several parking spaces on Yates Street in Biddeford Pool. More...

Biddeford mayor forms new downtown committee

BIDDEFORD – The ad hoc Downtown Policy Committee formed by Mayor Alan Casavant late last year had its first brainstorming session to discuss ways to improve downtown. At the Feb. More...

Editorial

Library Links

Last chance for a second call

Just about two years ago, the Saco Museum was the site of an important exhibition that celebrated not only the talent and enthusiasm of a nearly forgotten and entirely unsung generation of American girls and young women, but also explored the remarka More...

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: The electric sign at Biddeford Police Department has advertised a benefit for a local Little League organization. Is the sign open to any community group that wants to advertise on it? More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

L’hiver dans le bon vieux temps

J’arrive des Caraïbes où il a fait chaud et très beau pendant trois semaines, mais, hélas, à notre retour au Maine nous nous sommes rendu compte que le pire des temps d’hiver avait frappé la Nouvelle-Angleterre et nous voici dans des tunn More...

Ballpark, once again, has team to call its own

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – It’s official: The Ballpark once again has a hometown baseball team, this time a franchise of the professional East Coast Baseball League. More...

Man recalls abuse by officer

The Biddeford native wants to educate the public about sexaul abuse and empower victims

BIDDEFORD – A man who grew up in Biddeford has turned to social media to begin a dialogue with city leaders about how to prevent child sexual abuse and provide resources to victims. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

The final push - October 24th, 2013 - 9:25am
NRA course attracts women - September 5th, 2013 - 8:41am
Things to do this weekend - August 16th, 2013 - 10:06am
Saco plays Connecticut today in semifinals - August 8th, 2013 - 10:04am
Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional - August 5th, 2013 - 7:58am

Community News

Registration open for OOB Little League

Registration is open for the 2015 Old Orchard Beach Little League season. Visit www.eteamz.com/oldorchardbeachLL/ to find information about upcoming dates and times, along with necessary forms needed to register the child. More...

Club offers prizes for fundraising raffle

The Saco River Salmon Club and Hatchery is offering a “spring fever” raffle as part of its annual fundraiser to help restore wild Atlantic salmon to the Saco River. More...

OOB looking for alumni

The Old Orchard Beach Alumni Basketball Classic will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13 at the high school gym. Proceeds from the games will benefit the present basketball programs at the high school and the Alumni Scholarship Fund. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, March 5

Biddeford Republican City Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., second floor, Roland H. Petit building, 5 Washington St., Biddeford. FMI, call 282-7567 or email biddefordrepublicans@gmail.com. Open play time, 9 a.m. More...

Friday, March 6

Acoustic Country Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Donation at door to support Volunteers of America. FMI, call 831-5784. “Tick, Tick . . . Boom!” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Biddeford. For tickets, call 282-0849. More...

Saturday, March 7

Chelsea’s Chance, 7 p.m. to midnight, Rochambeau Club, Biddeford. Features Hats Off To You DJ service. Proceeds benefit Aicardi syndrome patients. For tickets, call 590-3324 or email abi. thibodeau@gmail.com. More...