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News

Church’s demolition request approved

BIDDEFORD -- The city’s Historic Preservation Commission granted a certificate of appropriateness to the Roman Catholic bishop of Portland for demolition of property at 26 St. Joseph St. More...

Filmmaker to premiere work filmed in city mill

BIDDEFORD – A filmmaker who came to Maine for vacation 12 years ago, and never quite left, will premier his feature film, “Tangled 8,” in Los Angeles in January. More...

Mayor shares info about city taxes

The following is an email from Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant: More...

In the News

Executive Session Watch

Eye on: Saco School Board

SACO – The Saco School Board only held one executive session in July and August, on July 23 to discuss “litigation, pending or contemplated” pursuant to statute 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(E). More...

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Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best inhome services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Letters

Community embraced Biddeford Ball

To the editor: We have been left speechless to describe our gratitude for the sweet support that our wonderful community showed for the Biddeford Ball. More...

Arundel Machine tours make a difference

To the editor: On Oct. 3, Arundel Machine hosted an open house celebrating the third annual National Manufacturing Day. More...

Annual golf event was a success

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Maine Walk for Peace stopping in Saco

Advocating for peace while working for a military manufacturer may seem like standing on a seesaw, unsteadily balanced between two different worlds. But one Biddeford man said one side doesn’t have to compromise the other. More...

Parking pamphlet approved by committee

BIDDEFORD – The ad hoc downtown parking education committee unanimously approved a brochure designed by Heart of Biddeford that will be distributed to residents in advance of the upcoming referendum on parking meters. 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

Author inspired by local cat tale

YORK COUNTY – Crystal Ward Kent, author of a new children’s book, “The Bad Cats of Biddeford,” will hold a book signing to help the Safe Haven Humane Society, a feline rescue group based in Wells. More...

Lucky Pup

Beautiful Molly is an 8 to 9-year-old Labrador mix who is in a loving foster home, but would be happier in a foster or forever home with no other dogs. More...

Community News

Kayaking class to be held at YMCA

Biddeford Recreation offers a class for kayakers on the Eskimo roll. Both sea kayakers and whitewater kayakers are invited. It will be held 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 18. It ends Nov. 1 and will held at the YMCA in Biddeford. More...

Workshop is for adults who want to be healthy

“Living Well for Better Health” is a sixweek nationally recognized workshop for adults of all ages who are managing ongoing health challenges and their caregivers. More...

Bank contributes to agency on aging

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution con- tributed $10,000 to the Southern Maine Agency on Aging’s Campaign to Create a Better Day. The donation is part of a five year, $50,000 pledge the bank made to the agency. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 16

The Portable Library, will stop at McArthur Public Library in Biddeford at 11 a.m. A Key Bank representative will be on board to answer financial questions. Free. FMI, call 284-4181. More...

Friday, Oct. 17

Bouncing Babies, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Library’s youngest patrons from birth to 18 months are welcome for baby bounces, songs and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. More...

Saturday, Oct. 18

Bottle drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Augustine Anglican Church, 168 North St., Saco. Benefits outreach programs. More...