November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Veterans honored at Biddeford school

BIDDEFORD – Students at the Biddeford Intermediate School honored nearly 75 American veterans at an assembly on Oct. 8 in recognition of Veterans Day.  More...

Festival, parade, scheduled for Dec. 6

Saco Spirit and Toys for Tots will hold its annual holiday festival and Parade of Lights Saturday, Dec. 6 in downtown Saco.  More...

BPD videos bring to light use of social media

BIDDEFORD – The police department has turned to video production to get information out to the public. More...

Community News

Rec to sell hockey tickets

The Biddeford Recreation Department has a limited number of tickets available for a Portland Pirates game 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28. The Pirates will play the Providence Bruins.  Stop by the recreation office, located at the J. More...

Center for athletes opens

The new Southern Maine Health Care Sports Performance Center opened Nov. 3 at 12 Thornton Ave. in Saco.  More...

Marie Joseph retreat is Dec. 4

Marie Joseph Spiritual Center will hold a one-day retreat, “The Lord is my GPS,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4.  Arrival is at 9:45 a.m.; bring a Bible. An overnight option is available. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 13

Breast cancer survivor support group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-7805.  Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 155 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach.   More...

Saturday, Nov. 15

An Overnight Low, with Welterweight and Chad Walls, 8 p.m., Elements, 265 Main St., Biddeford.  More...

Sunday, Nov. 16

Good Shepherd Christmas Fair, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Joseph Hall, basement of St. Joseph Church, Biddeford. Pork pies, chop suey and chili available. More...

Veterans honored

Maj. Seamus Garrett with the U.S. Army places a memorial wreath on a Biddeford plaque that contains the names of mill workers who went to war. More...

Parking committee may disband

BIDDEFORD – Members of a parking committee created by the mayor last summer decided against disbanding in the face of a request by Mayor Alan Casavant.  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

Birthdays

Nov. 17: Happy anniversary Roger and Sandy Bergeron from GMACC. Nov. 19: Happy birthday Margaret Monroe from GMACC. More...

In the News

Library Links

The continuators

Several years ago I began reading a series of books called the Southern Sisters Mysteries. More...

Executive Session Watch

Eye on: Biddeford School Committee

BIDDEFORD – The school committee held two executive sessions in September and October, both to discuss contract negotiations with the collective bargaining units of three groups of employees – the Biddeford Teachers Association, Biddeford More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Vision for the future of Saco

Where would you like to see the city of Saco 10 years from now?  It’s easy in our day-to-day activities of running local government (or even state government for that matter) to lose sight of the larger picture. More...

Letters

It’s time to join the same team on development

To the editor:   We at the Pepperell Mill Campus feel that it is time to ring in on the issue of parking meters and public parking. More...

Name sought for pedestrian bridge

To the editor:   The Biddeford/ Saco Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director Craig Pendleton is leaning toward a name with broad appeal for Biddeford and Saco’s new pedestrian bridge that is historical. More...

Look at facts regarding medicinal marijuana

To the editor:   I would like to respond to Conrad Boisvert’s letter about medical marijuana that appeared in last week’s paper.  More...