October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Focus on Wildlife

When someone mentions the word “owl,” the species that most likely comes to mind is the majestic great horned owl (bubo virginianus). It is a very large owl and second only in weight to the snowy owl. More...

Deputies will offer treats on Halloween

The York County Sheriff’s Office is reactivating Operation Blue Light this Halloween in each town it patrols. Specifically, a sheriff’s deputy will be positioned at a prominent location with their emergency lights activated. More...

Six compete for Biddeford at-large council seats

Incumbents Roch Angers and Richard Rhames are running for re-election to the two at-large seats on the Biddeford City Council. James Emerson, Clement Fleurent, Marc Lessard and Daniel Parenteau are also seeking the seat. More...

Election 2013

Absentee voting done differently in municipalities

BIDDEFORD – New ballot counting machines are being used for the first time in 180 municipalities across the state for this year’s general election.  More...

Police take action in missing dog case

Woman who allegedly left message for owners claiming to have dog says it was a prank

BIDDEFORD – When Kirsten and Michael Mininni lost their pet chihuaha Raymond three months ago, they did everything they could to try and find him. 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


Local author writes history

Every family has its own unique history that explains where they came from and how they got to where they exist now. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

The name of the game

In politics, a candidate’s name counts for a lot. This explains why folks called Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln got their likenesses carved on Mount Rushmore, while the likes of Hitler, Stalin and Time Warner Cable didn’t.  More...


Taxes will hurt biased newspapers in state

To the editor:   If I were Gov. Paul LePage I would send a thank you card to all the tax and spend liberal Democrats in our state Legislature in Augusta.  More...

Reader apologizes for chairman’s statements

To the editor:   As a Saco resident, I apologize to Mr. Gary Curtis and the citizens of Old Orchard Beach for the reprehensible statements made by some in Saco who are hell bent on dissolving our school unit. More...

Withdrawal committee urges a yes vote

To the editor:   More...