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OOB library, town officials, to sign agreement

Members of the Edith Belle Libby Memorial Library and the Old Orchard Beach Town Council have verbally agreed to the terms of a memorandum of understanding to better outline the role of the town in the library’s finances.  More...

Police Notes

Biddeford police   May 4  Raeleigh Ann Whitten, 23, of Sanford, was arrested at 11:03 p.m. at 65 Main St. for operating under the influence.  Robert Edward Bernier, 56, of Arundel, was arrested at 11:18 p.m. at 388 Elm St. More...

‘Dripial Pursuit,’ other games, part of water education

Last Friday 700 students from 14 southern Maine schools learned just how important water is.  More...

Community News

Harbour Singers calm patients at most sensitive time

The dining room at Evergreen Manor in Saco had been cleaned, the dishes and cups that were used during the evening meal had been removed, and yet nearly 20 patients remained in the room as a group of singers helped clear space and create a small stag More...

DDC enhances Main Street flower boxes

The project is one of several the group does to improve downtown Biddeford

Thank Biddeford’s Downtown Development Commission for newly planted flower boxes along both sides of the city’s Main Street.  Nine volunteers worked for four hours Sunday in what was the commission’s 12th annual flower planting More...

Newly minted

Nicola Braley, second grade teacher at Young School in Saco, has passed her test and is becoming a U.S. citizen this spring. More...

Letters

Candidate supports people, small businesses

To the editor:   More...

Emergency response seems like waste

To the editor:   Recently there was a fire on Graham Street due to a plant pot and plants burning while they were on a porch.  More...

Columnist and his language is not appealing

To the editor:   More...

Word on the Street

What are your plans for Memorial Day?

“I’m going to honor everyone who served our country.” – Brien Selzer, Biddeford More...

Should UNE pay more money to Biddeford?

With the second reading of the budget approaching on May 29, Biddeford city councilors are still combing through the line item budget, hoping to cut at least $500,000 without interfering with the city’s personnel.  More...

Saco considers RSU withdrawal

Saco city councilors are preparing for possible citizen backlash to the Regional School Unit 23 budget by including a provision in the city budget that would fund a move by Saco schools to withdraw from RSU 23.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm

Neighbors

Roch Angers: Biddeford city councilor

Roch Angers has been around Biddeford city politics for nearly half a century and said he is still pushing for new ideas to boost the city’s morale.  More...

In the News

Smoke Shop to open

After three months of renovations, 5 Points Smoke Shop will begin a weekend-long grand opening event on May 25.  More...

Memorial Day plans made

Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach will all celebrate Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies.  More...

Search narrowed down

The Biddeford School Committee is entering the final stages of the search for a new superintendent and has narrowed it down to three candidates.  More...

52

A red, white and blue ‘52’

Memorial Day is a day to remember all the service and sacrifices made by our veterans. What better way to start the day then to attend the annual Biddeford/Saco Memorial Day parade.  More...

Editorial

Got no plans

Politics & otherMistakes

Welcome to the Channel 9 News Noodle. I’m Kootie McDoof.  More...

Have you noticed Biddeford’s Main Street?

I had the privilege of participating in the Downtown Development Commission’s annual flower planting Sunday –four hours of hard labor that were well spent making Biddeford’s Main Street look good.  More...

Let’s Get Cruisin’

Safety first for these hobbiests

Last Saturday was a fantastic day. So much so that I totally canceled my plans to build Biddeford’s finest snow fort (This event will NOT be rescheduled).  More...

Obituaries

Richard A. “Dick” Norton

Richard A. “Dick” Norton died May 10, 2012, at Houlton Regional Hospital.  He was born in Bar Harbor May 9, 1934.  He is survived by a sister and many area nieces and nephews.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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