November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Children’s event continues despite center’s closure

BIDDEFORD –Joyful Harvest Neighborhood Center is preparing to host its annual Kids Shopping and Pancake Event. More...

Library Links

Top 12 thanks from a librarian

(in no particular order)   1. Patrons of all ages who love to read so much that they leave the library with a stack of books each time. It warms our hearts to see such enthusiasm.   More...


Nov. 28: Happy birthday Kevin Wynne from Dave B. . . . happy birthday Pearl Binette love your son, Norman, and Mary . . . happy birthday Bob Turgeon from your three daughters. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Wrong number

What if there was a political figure who frequently made wildly inaccurate statements about public policy? I’m talking about somebody with a long record of regularly getting it wrong.  More...

On a Personal Note

How do you celebrate Thanksgiving?

In my own personal life I quietly celebrate Thanksgiving in a lot of different ways on a lot of different days. I also know for a fact that my wife, Anita, does the same thing in her own way, and probably as often, if not more.  More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les machines de mon enfance

J’appellerai “machines” tout ce qui fut de la technologie de mon enfance, entre autres le réfrigérateur électrique, le moulin à laver électrique, la machine à faire de la crème glacée, et on sait bien, la voiture ou l’automobi More...

Citizens could get meters on ballot

BIDDEFORD – A citizens’ referendum has been filed with the city clerk asking that a question about parking meters be placed on the ballot. More...

Store morphs to meet needs

BIDDEFORD – The owner of the Downtown Dollar store at 148 Main St. said he has learned a lot in the store’s first year about the need to adapt to meet consumer needs. 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

In the News

Knights continue Thanksgiving tradition   More...

Community News

Community News

Stuff the bus this weekend   Santa Bil’s Workshop, Market Basket and Biddeford Recreation will host a stuff the Biddeford Recreation Bus 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

On the right path

Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club held a food drive this summer during its lawnmower races and go-cart racing season. More...

Word on the Street

Would you attend Biddeford’s La Kermesse Festival if there was no alcohol or gambling?

“Sure, that’s more family oriented.” –Adam Springer, Biddeford. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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