October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Open house features FabLab

Maine FabLab, a program of Engine, is holding an open house to celebrate national MFG Day from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3 at 265 Main St. in downtown Biddeford.  More...

Water works

City workers monitor a water main on Main Street in Biddeford that needed to be repaired last week. The following day, a gas line had to be worked on. More...

Parking committee follows mayor’s charge

BIDDEFORD – The mayor’s ad hoc downtown parking education committee met with city staffers last week to discuss the most recent parking studies, parking availability downtown and how to educate the public about both. More...

Letters

Problems with signs = election time

To the editor:   Well, the communists, socialists and other assorted bad people are out and about.  Last night we had a Paul LePage sign and a Jim Booth sign stolen from our front yard, right next to the street.  I have filed a report More...

TA gears up for homecoming activities

To the editor:   It’s homecoming time again at Thornton Academy. I want to take this opportunity to invite our entire community to celebrate this special season with us. More...

There’s only one education candidate

To the editor:   More...

New role takes place of BHS JMG position

BIDDEFORD – A longtime industrial arts teacher at Biddeford High School who retired several years ago has been rehired to lead a trade skills course. More...

Biker thinks beyond himself to raise money for those in cycle of poverty

SACO – A Saco man is nearing his goal of raising $1,500 to sponsor education and food for a Dominican child. 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

Bir thdays

Oct. 4: Happy birthday Shannon Labrecque from GMACC . . . happy birthday Francys Perkins from GMACC.  Oct. 5: Happy anniversary Clark and Georgie Cole from GMACC.  More...

Community News

Community Animal Watch to sell coupon book

Community Animal Watch is selling Amato’s coupon books to raise money for the organization.  The coupons will save three to four times the $10 that the coupon book will cost. More...

Organ performance will accompany silent film

The Pine Tree Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society will present a theater organ concert and silent movie at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at in the McSweeney Auditorium of the Loranger School, 148 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Film screening offers glimpse of art and the military

Join the Maine Crafts Association at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 2

Biddeford Republican City Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., Roland H. Petit building, second floor, 5 Washington St., Biddeford. FMI, call 282-7567.  More...

Friday, Oct. 3

Women’s Educational and Industrial Union opening season luncheon, noon, Captain’s Galley, Old Orchard Beach.  Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre 6:15 p.m., Congregation Etz Chaim, Bacon Street, Biddeford.  More...

Saturday, Oct. 4

Roast beef supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. Menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, string beans and strawberry shortcake.  More...