March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Diagnosis inspires sibling’s path

SACO – Three years after Boston Cochrane underwent brain surgery to treat a neurological disorder known as Chiari malformation, his family continues to spread awareness about the condition and to raise money for research. More...


Turkey vultures make appearance

Spring is finally here. How do we know? Well, it’s not the weather, but the return of red-winged blackbirds and turkey vultures. More...

Student reps: what do they bring local government?

BIDDEFORD – Brooke Bailey, a 17-year-old senior at Biddeford High School, is president of the student council and student representative to the school committee. More...

Executive Session Watch

BIDDEFORD – Last year, the Biddeford School Committee didn’t have a stellar track record with executive sessions. More...

Coming home

Decades later, public has chance to welcome vets

SACO –When Jake Mulligan came back from Vietnam in 1968, there were no parades celebrating his service or welcome rallies honoring his return home. More...

Olympians bring school together

BIDDEFORD – When Biddeford Middle School’s Special Olympics athletes leave the school each year to participate in an event, the team is given a supportive send-off from their schoolmates. 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

Community News

Community News

Student to perform at Carnegie Hall   Kayla Rose Jarry, a student at James L. Day Middle School in Temecula, Calif., was selected for the 2014 Middle School Honors Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Return of the king

Democrats in the Maine Legislature need either John Martin or Vladimir Putin.  More...

Les “inconvénients” de mon enfance

J’ai voulu vérifier le mot “inconvénient” dans mon dictionnaire Larousse et voici ce que j’ai trouvé: désavantage attaché à une chose; conséquence fâcheuse.  More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Inconveniences of my childhood days

I looked up in my Larousse dictionary the word “inconvenience” and found that it meant “disadvantage; attached to something; a deplorable or unfortunate consequence.”  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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