October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Change in public hearings nearly goes unnoticed

BIDDEFORD – Residents may have noticed a slight difference in city council public comment time as officials are trying to cut back on the length of meetings and repetition of comments. More...

Election 2012

Timothy N. Sevigny   2. Affordable energy  3. Support Saco and Dayton withdrawing from the regional school unit and support the other communities with educational needs.  Why are you seeking elected office?  More...

News

Masons unlock the mystery at open house

Freemasonry has had a long and storied history in the country since it was brought to the United States more than 260 years ago. More...

Police Notes

Biddeford Police   Oct. 1  Michael Kenneth Seavey, 46, a transient of Biddeford, was arrested at 2:42 a.m. on Pool Street for violating a condition of release and violation of a protective order.  More...

Officials send RSU budget to voters that is $400,000 less

SACO – Some residents, teachers and parents in Regional School Unit 23 agree that the fiscal year 2012 – 2013 budget requires no more adjustments and will send the proposed total out for a third vote.  More...

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Fables and fairy tales come to downtown

If you are a lover of fables, fairy tales and theater, downtown Biddeford is the place to be to see all these rolled into one great show. More...

Letters

Tell the state what you think about MERC

To the editor:   The city of Biddeford has new and exciting possibilities on her horizon. Biddeford can finally rid itself of trash. My question is, at what cost? More...

Son doesn’t get education he deserves at SMS

To the editor:   My name is Ron McIntyre, resident and uber taxpayer in Saco. My letter is to address some concerns I have with Saco Middle School and its inability to give my son the challenging classes he deserves to be in.  More...

Reader wasn’t only one with St. Mary’s issue

To the editor:   More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2012 7:36 AM

Maine DEP will hold public hearing on MERC issue

Nearly 100 people sent letters on the matter

A public hearing will most likely be held in early 2013 More...

Read letters regarding MERC/Juniper Ridge issue

More than 100 people contact DEP

The DeP has received 103 comments and six requests for public hearing (from Old Town, Auburn and Biddeford-Saco areas). All comments are online (upper right-hand corner): http://maine.gov/dep/waste/juniperridge/index.html.   More...

Woman's Body found in fire damaged home in OOB

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A woman’s body has been discovered inside a fire-damaged house on Wesley Avenue. According to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCauland, Fire Marshals discovered the body after putting o More...

Let’s Get Cruisin’

Sweetser hosts vehicle show

A couple of Wednesdays back we had another interesting experience. The staff at Sweetser School in Saco invited us over for its sixth annual Vehicle Fair.  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

In the News

Church auction will help with roof repairs

SACO – Members of Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a live and silent auction to raise money to repair the roof of the church.  More...

Use QR technology to access paper

Did you notice something new in the paper this week? Mainely Media LLC is now using Quick Response Codes (QR Codes) to give readers an easy way to access their favorite stories online. More...

Community News

Community News

Cabaret night will benefit church   Union Church in Biddeford Pool will sponsor An Evening of Cabaret with jazz vocalist Michelle Currie accompanied by Jim Rice at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Births

From Southern Maine Medical Center   Jameson Robert Carpenter was born Sept. 12, 2012, to Christopher and Holly (Sprague) Carpenter of Dayton. Grandparents are Brian and Pam Sprague of Kennebunk, Debbie Carpenter of Dayton and H. More...

Valve car race to take place in showroom

A classic car showroom is hosting a Valve Cover Racing event in North Dam Mill in Biddeford for children and adults of all ages.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

How have you found the national coverage of this year’s presidential election?

“It’s a little confusing. Right now I’m leaning toward Obama. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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