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News

Local police outline sex abuse investigation protocol

BIDDEFORD/SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – When it comes to child sex abuse, police departments in the area investigate possible crimes by assigning specialists and collaborating with the Department of Health and Human Services and other support organi More...

‘Roosevelt’s Ride’ to be restored

KENNEBUNKPORT — Generally speaking, one does not expect to find a place listed on the National Register of Historic Sites under a tarp, buried in the snow. More...

Community News

Mary’s Walk rescheduled

Mary’s Walk & the Kerrymen 5K announced that the annual event has been postponed due to record snowfall and public safety concerns.  Despite being re-scheduled for Sunday, March 29, organizers have high hopes that the charity race will More...

Officials visit COT at Biddeford High

Area lawmakers visited the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology March 6 to meet with students and staff, learn about programs and better understand how policymakers can help the school prepare students for their careers.  More...

Singer to perform for fundraiser

The Don Campbell Band will present “An evening of Dan Fogelberg Music” at 7:30 p.m. More...

Letters

Enact ‘death with dignity’ law

To the editor:   I am a senior citizen and in relatively good health. However, I know full well the day is coming when this will not be the situation.  More...

Obituaries

Aline Thibeault

Aline F. Thibeault, 98, of Saco, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. She was born Oct. 2,  1916, in Biddeford, the daughter of Wilfred and  Antonia (Demers) Cote.  On Nov. More...

Accused

Former Biddeford cop investigated before; another potential victim speaks up about abuse

BIDDEFORD – A former Biddeford police officer who was investigated by the office of the Maine attorney general in 2002 may be the subject of another investigation.  More...

Public reacts to allegations

BIDDEFORD – Since a former Biddeford resident posted on social media that he was abused by former Biddeford police officer Stephen M. 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

‘Birdology’ offers projects for children, teachers

ARUNDEL — When Monica Russo was a little girl growing up in Connecticut in the 1950s, no one realized she needed glasses. More...

In the News

Seniors don’t take snow for an answer

Be you native Mainer or flatlander, nobody has illusions about our long Northeast winters. We know there’ll be darkness, cold and certainly snow, but… enough already. More...

Oh, the places you’ll go

Below, Robyn Stankevitz with the Saco Police Department goes over the tools on her belt with Biddeford Intermediate School students. Looking on is student Fajer Saadoon. More...

Mad Science in the Summer Time!

Mad Science of Maine offers fun, innovative, active day camps to get your child excited about science! More...

Editorial

Maine workers deserve a break

Let me ask you something. Can you go without a meal? How long can you hold it before you need to use the restroom? Throughout your day, do you ever take a quick break?  More...

Library Links

Ready for ‘Armada’

Nerds, geeks, Atari fans, sci-fi and fantasy lovers rejoice … it is almost time for “Armada.” Come to think of it, all readers rejoice, since I cannot think of another book more loved and appreciated by as many current McArthur Lib More...

Things to Do

Thursday, March 12

Acts of the apostles, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Led by Art Morrissette.  Memory Café, 11 a.m., Elements, 265 Main St., Biddeford. Every second Thursday. Facilitator is Ken Capron. More...

Friday, March 13

Alumni basketball games, to benefit Biddeford High School Project Sunrise, Tiger Gym. Girl’s alumni game is at 5:30 p.m., followed by performances by youth and varsity cheerleaders. More...

Saturday, March 14

Corned beef and cabbage supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Church Hall, Route 35, Lyman. Hall is handicapped accessible. Take out meals available.  More...