March 14, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Guards to be showcased

Old Orchard Beach High School will host the Winter Guard Home Show at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in the Old Orchard Beach High School gym. More...

Ageism forum is March 26

“Aging Literacy: Disrupting Aging in Your Community,” will be held 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 26 at Old Orchard Beach Town Hall in council chambers.   More...

OOB alumni to play in basketball fundraiser

Former Old Orchard Beach basketball players, both women and men, are needed for the 20th annual Alumni Basketball Classic scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, March 15 in John Regan Gymnasium at Old Orchard Beach High School.  More...

Editorial

Past, present and future: Social workers drive change

Under the Dome

Did you know social workers are the largest group of mental health service providers in the United States? Or that they are the largest employer for the Veterans Administration? Social workers are everywhere in our society. More...

Thank you to Tabitha King and her husband, Stephen

Library Links

McArthur Library has two amazing microfilm reading machines. They have large screen monitors that allow users to view a whole newspaper page at one time. Zooming, framing and scanning are unbelievably easy. More...

Birthdays

March 14: Happy birthday Rebecca Breard from GMACC.  March 15: Happy birthday Audrey Nunan, love, mom, dad, Ethan and Grammy Nunan.   More...

TA step dancer has world ranking

SACO – Nearly every month, Linnell Gymnasium at Thornton Academy is filled with students and faculty as they assemble to reflect on school events and accomplishments. More...

Biddeford multifamily units get new rules for recycling

BIDDEFORD — To decrease contamination levels of recyclable material in Biddeford, multi-family properties that have recycling picked up curbside and paid for by the city will have more requirements next month.  More...

News

Pi, not just another number for BHS teacher

BIDDEFORD – Jon Jacques is a man who loves pi.  “It’s so much more than 3.14,” said Jacques, a teacher at Biddeford High School.  Jacques, who has taught at the school for five years, has become known for how he cele More...

Bush being inducted into fishing hall of fame

KENNEBUNKPORT — The International Game Fish Association is posthumously inducting President George H.W. Bush into its Hall of Fame, recognizing the 41st president’s lifelong passion for fishing.  More...

Student-led one-act play wins award at drama festival

SACO – Thornton Academy has taken home silver in the Class A regional Maine Drama Festival with a play that was both student written and directed.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Health

TOTAL well-being

MARCH is... National Nutrition Month

Eating right can improve quality of life More...