October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Guard plans on hold

SACO – The planning board has put the brakes on a contract zoning request by the Maine Army National Guard and the University of New England to construct a field maintenance shop on rural farmland on the Scarborough-Saco town line. More...

In the News

OOB, Saco resident vie for seat

The following candidates are running for Senate District 31, which includes the municipalities of Hollis, Limington, Old Orchard Beach and Saco. Old Orchard Beach residents may vote at the old high school gymnasium Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Two run for OOB House District 13 seat

The following candidates are running for House District 13, which includes only the town of Old Orchard Beach. Residents may vote at the Old Orchard Beach High School gymnasium, Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Candidates don’t respond

Republican Donald Marean and Democrat Ronald Usher are running for state representative in House District, which includes Buxton, Hollis and a portion of Saco south of McKenney Road, including the areas of Grant Road and outer Buxton Road. More...

Letters

Misinformation comes from city officials

To the editor: The city of Biddeford has advertised a flier regarding parking and this Nov. 4th’s vote on whether to install parking meters in downtown Biddeford. More...

Senator works for the people of District 5

To the editor: Send Linda Valentino back to Augusta to continue to serve the people of District 5. I have had the pleasure to work with Linda Valentino in the Legislature for eight years. More...

Time is right for bond to repair Stackpole Bridge

To the editor: Please vote yes on Nov. 4 in support of the bond package for the bridge over Stackpole Brook on Simpson Road in Saco. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 30

“Our Immigrant Ancestors,” 6:30 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library. Visitors encouraged to tell immigration stories from their own family history and to bring photos. More...

Friday, Oct. 31

Downtown trick or treating, 3 to 5 p.m., downtown Biddeford. Businesses that have a Halloween cat in their windows are participating. Biddeford, Saco ArtWalk, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Biddeford and Saco. FMI, visit www.biddefordsacoartwalk.com. More...

Saturday, Nov. 1

Hunter’s breakfast, 4:30 to 11 a.m., North Saco Congregational Church, corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill roads. Includes beans, eggs, bacon, homefries, pancakes, toast, pie, coffee and juice. More...

Citizen ‘disturbed’ over meter campaign

BIDDEFORD – As election season winds to a close, a campaign against the city’s parking meter referendum is making its final push and city staffers are ramping up efforts to educate people about previous parking studies. More...

Cameras to be installed in park

BIDDEFORD – The police department is exploring the possibility of installing two security cameras on the building at 163 Main St., a downtown branch of Bangor Savings Bank. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

The final push - October 24th, 2013 - 10:25am
NRA course attracts women - September 5th, 2013 - 9:41am
Things to do this weekend - August 16th, 2013 - 11:06am
Saco plays Connecticut today in semifinals - August 8th, 2013 - 11:04am
Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional - August 5th, 2013 - 8:58am

Neighbors

Birthdays

Oct. 30: Happy birthday David Breard from GMACC.Oct. 31: Happy birthday Stacy Raymond fromGMACC. More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Named BG because his foster dad calls him Big Guy, he has been called Gambler, Bogey, Gizmo and now BG. More...

Photos

While eating dinner one night with his wife, McGrath realized that melted plastic wrap could replicate skin. He also used a large plastic More...

Community News

Wonderful interaction

Members of the Biddeford High School Interact Club were judges for the Downtown Development Commission’s annual Halloween window decorating contest. More...

Ghost ship

Peter Hyde, a junior at Thornton Academy and Nico Blanchard, a junior at Scarborough High School, don costumes during SailMaine’s annual Ghosts and Goblins Regatta on Casco Bay Saturday, Oct. More...

Fright night in Saco

Bumper Crop Horror

Bumper Crop Horror's a horrid delight.A grotesque abomination who stalks the night.Should an unfortunate encounter be made, hastily, turn, and run.Your best efforts will not deter even a little of its demented fun.Constantly tortured, belittled, regu More...