October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Wardwell director to retire after decades

SACO – The executive director for The Wardwell, a retirement neighborhood at 43 Middle St., will retire at the end of the year after more than 20 years with the organization. More...

Community News

Have a pint for a pup

Pints for Pups, an event hosted by Lucky Pup Rescue, will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at Sebago Brewing Company in Kennebunk. More...

Noah’s Walk to feature vigil

Every day in the U.S., 2,000 women lose a child to pregnancy loss or infant death and one in four women experience a loss at some point in their lives. More...

Bottle drive benefits outreach

St. Augustine Anglican Church will hold a bottle drive 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. St. Augustine holds an ongoing bottle drive to raise funds to assist the less fortunate, and several times each year holds onsite collections. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 9

Candidate open house, 5 to 8:30 p.m., York county Veteran’s Alliance, 24 Bradbury St., Biddeford. Sponsored by Biddeford GOP; benefits Caramels for Karson.  More...

Friday, Oct. 10

Bouncing Babies, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Library’s youngest patrons from birth to 18 months are welcome for baby bounces, songs and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. More...

Saturday, Oct. 11

Maine Real Estate Network community and client thank you barbecue, noon to 3p.m., 323 North St., Saco. Includes door prizes, fun house and food.  More...

HOB to design parking pamphlet

BIDDEFORD – The ad hoc downtown parking education committee made an about-face in its decision for parking consultants Rich and Associates to design a brochure summarizing the findings of a 2012 study the city commissioned the firm to conduct. More...

DDC IDs police issues

BIDDEFORD – The Downtown Development Commission met with Sgt. Steven Gorton to discuss what members had identified as some of the top issues related to police enforcement downtown. At the Monday, Oct. 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

Umami: a place for makers to start

BIDDEFORD – A pair of business owners who shared workspace in the North Dam Mill and befriended each other six months ago are opening a store together downtown. More...

Births

Amariah Hope Shafer was born Sept. 12, 2014, to Travis and Brooke (Hillock) Shafer of Saco. Grandparents are Deborah Downing of Mesa, Arizona, Keith and Juliane Hillock of Mesa, Arizona, Mark and Dannette Shafer of Apache Junction, Arizona. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les récettes de ma mére (d’après la Souillonne)

Puisque je suis rendu à un certain point où les souvenances de ma jeunesse sont presque épuisées, après tout ça fait au-delà deux ans et demi que je les écris pour ce petit journal, alors je pige dans mon livre, “La Souillonne Deusse, pour vous More...

Letters

Candidate is creative, has strong roots

To the editor:   More...

Taxes go up, up and away in city of Biddeford

To the editor:   Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant’s solution is to have parking meters downtown and everything will fall into place. Not.  More...

Candidate votes for what is right, no matter party

To the editor:   More...