November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

New OOB chief works with other communities

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – After two months on the job, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Rick Plummer has already taken steps to improve the department. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 6: Happy birthday Cheryl Bedard, love Aline Cadorette, her co-workers and family . . . happy birthday Eliza Cole from GMACC. Nov. 7: Happy birthday Linda Mullett from GMACC. More...

Community News

Food drive is Nov. 8

Cub Scout Pack 311 of Saco will hold its Scouting for Food drive to benefit Good Shepherd Food Bank/Saco Food Pantry 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Donations of nonperishable goods may be dropped of at Saco Fire Station.   More...

Veterans’ events are Nov. 11

The Biddeford and Saco Veteran’s Day parade will begin on Saco’s Main Street at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. It will proceed through Biddeford’s downtown. More...

Church needs volunteers

Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church will hold its 10th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner and delivery service and is looking for donations and volunteers. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 6

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 7 p.m., meet at rear of Southern Maine Health Care parking lot. Leave electronics behind. No flashlights or pets. FMI, call 283-4487.  Biddeford Republican City Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., Roland H. More...

Friday, Nov. 7

Card and game party, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Saco. Held by Women’s Educational and Industrial Union. Public is welcome.  More...

Saturday, Nov. 8

Sandcastles child care and preschool open house, 2 to 4 p.m., 23 Cloverdale Lane, Saco.  Cub Scout Pack 311 Scouting for Food drive, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saco Fire Station.  More...

Seniors treated to Halloween tradition

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The owner of a downtown bar has been hosting outings twice a year for residents of 75 State Street, an assisted and independent living facility in Portland. More...

Saco native makes hall of fame

SACO – A Thornton Academy graduate and University of Maine basketball star has been inducted into the Hall of Fame at the University at Albany, a State University of New York. 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

Library Links

The 10th festival will be one to remember

For the 10th year in a row, Dyer Library and Saco Museum, courtesy of myriad hardworking volunteers, are putting on holiday finery and kicking the Christmas season off early. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les loyers de mon enfance

Toute mon enfance fut passée dans des loyers à part quand mes parents venaient d’acheter une maison sur la rue Cleaves au numéro 167. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The rents of my childhood days

My entire childhood days were spent in rents, except for a short time when my parents had purchased a house on Cleaves Street, number 167. However, they were forced to sell it when they could not make the payments during the Great Depression.  More...

Letters

What happens if parking garage is not built?

To the editor:   More...

Medical marijuana is dangerous; reject it

To the editor:   In 2011 in Boulder, Colorado, a person wanted to start a medical marijuana establishment. Everything went well for six months before people began having all kinds of ailments so they could purchase marijuana.  More...

A new Saco vision is on horizon with committee

To the editor:   More...