October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Church makes home downtown

BIDDEFORD – A non-denominational Bible church is moving downtown to 5 Washington St. to increase its visibility and be closer to where most of the members live. More...

News

Election 2013

Incumbent Brad Cote is running unopposed for reelection to the Ward 3 city council seat in Biddeford. Ward 3 residents may vote at Richard Martin Community Center Gym on Prospect Street, 7 a.m.- 8 p.m., Nov. 5, or by absentee ballot. More...

Superintendents reflect on Common Core

SACO – An organization that wants to rescind Maine’s Common Core standards in curriculum and assessment for public schools held a forum in council chambers last week to educate the public about the standards.  More...

Year-round cottages expected to pass this week

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A developer of a gated community is hoping to get planning board approval to change the allowed use of 53 dwellings from seasonal to year-round.  More...

City will broadcast from BHS

BIDDEFORD – Upgrades in video technology at the city’s newly renovated high school will make it possible for student productions to be filmed, and for school committee and other public meetings to be streamed live from the school’s More...

Election 2013

Two run in Biddeford’s Ward 1

Incumbent Michael Swanton is running to represent Ward 1 on the Biddeford City Council. Ronald Peaker is also seeking the position. Residents who live in Ward 1 may vote at the Public Access Building on Pool Street, 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. 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

Dancer, musician, scholar a finalist for prestigious award

BIDDEFORD – A senior at Biddeford High School is a semi-finalist for the National Merit Scholarship, a competition based on students’ initial Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SATs), which they take when they are juniors.  More...

Community News

Community News

Decorative ornaments is top of artist meeting   Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at The Pines on Manor Street in Ocean Park.  More...

Hiking the Heath

Girl Scouts of Maine Troop 1426 hiked the Saco Heath Oct. 6 as part of earning their hiker badge. More...

Pet of the Week

Finn, a Patriot’s fan, belongs to Kristen Salvas of Biddeford. (Courtesy photo) More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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