March 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Irish eyes

    Biddeford resident and Ireland native Vincent Keely raises the Irish flag every year on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. More...

Musically inclined

Emily Cote runs though a number with the Biddeford High School Jazz Ensemble, during the Maine Music Educators Association High School Instrumental Festival, held March 13-14 at South Portland High S More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Accessibility of public officials

We are in the midst of crazy season in Augusta. Our legislative delegation is up at the State House five days a week. Some of us, including myself, choose to stay up during the week to maximize effectiveness as your legislator.  More...

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: Are the members of both the Downtown Development Commission and Heart of Biddeford all residents of Biddeford?   Answer: Per charter, Downtown Development Commission members must be from Biddeford. More...

Library Links

The need in our own community

As I often remind you, the Dyer Library and Saco Museum are a private nonprofit organization that serves the citizens of Saco and is partially supported with money from taxpayers. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, March 19

York County Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs Road, Route 4, Alfred. Enter at left rear corner of building. FMI, call 934-4434.   More...

Friday, March 20

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, March 21

State budget forum, 10 a.m. to noon, Saco City Hall. Hosted by Sen. Linda Valentino, Rep. Barry Hobbins and Rep. Justin Chenette.  More...

Prominent community members not often caught for abuse

 SOUTHERN MAINE – For victims of sexual abuse, the process of healing can take years, even decades. More...

Project AWARE takes on tough issues

BIDDEFORD/SACO – A group of young filmmakers will debut a short movie next month that highlights the issue of self-harm. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

From mechanic to firefighter, chief retires after decades on job

BIDDEFORD – It was 1972 when Fire Chief Joseph Warren first took an interest in a firefighting career. He was a mechanic at Twin City Toyota when a co-worker suggested they apply for the call company at Biddeford Fire Department. More...

Community News

Biddeford man enters Franco American Hall of Fame

The Maine Legislature inducted five honorees into the Franco-American Hall of Fame Wednesday, March 18. The honorees come from various communities across the state, including Biddeford. George A. More...

Bowling event helps Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine is inviting the community to support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the mentoring organization’s signature annual fundraiser. More...

Pet expo highlights fourlegged friends opportunities

Another Chance Animal Rescue and WCLZ are hosting a pet expo 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 29 at North Berwick Primary School, 25 Varney Road, North Berwick.  More...

Word on the Street

Great East Dental Associates Accepting New Patients

As experts in dental and oral health, Great East Dental Associates strives to make your smile as healthy and pleasing as possible. More...

Health

How a healthy diet helps you and the environment ...

The right dietary choices can not only improve your health but the environment as well. But urbanization and increasingly busy schedules force many people to seek the most convenient, and not necessarily the healthiest, foods.   More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tip of the Month: A lot of stuff happens in the health field. Everyday research comes out giving us new information to help us live healthier lives and improve our quality of life.  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...