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News

DA won’t take abuse case; lawyer says requests unusual

BIDDEFORD – Attorney Walter McKee, who represents Matt Lauzon, responded last week to an offer by Cumberland County District Attorney Stephanie Anderson to review Lauzon’s case for possible prosecution – but with conditions.  & More...

Community News

Tours open of Biddeford trail

The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge will offer special programs at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Sunday, July 19 and Sunday, Aug. 16 at Timber Point Trail in Biddeford. The Timber Point Trail is a 1.4 mile loop that spans a range of habitats. More...

Walk into the past

Ray Shevenell, 74, a Portland native and Cape Elizabeth resident, completed a nearly 200-mile walk Friday, June 12, at Shevenell Park on Main Street in Biddeford after trekking from the village of Co More...

Biddeford man walks to prevent suicide

Biddeford resident Steve Carpenter will participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Overnight on Saturday, June 27, a 16-plus mile walk from sunset to sunrise, to raise funds and awareness for suicide pre More...

Letters

Resident reaches out to Cumberland County DA

To the editor:   This morning I had the opportunity to review an email response sent to you from Attorney (Walter) Mckee regarding conditions asked of Matt Lauzon and I wanted to stress my disappointment to you for this request.  More...

Victims of abuse experience PTSD

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Ranked choice voting is the way to go

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Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, June 18  York County Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., York County government building, 149 Jordan Springs   More...

Libraries to offer meals for kids

BIDDEFORD/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Public libraries in Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach will serve as expanded locations for children 18 and younger to receive a free lunch this summer.   More...

New petition circulates in local effort

BIDDEFORD – City resident Roch Angers said he has been inspired by recent stories told by sexual abuse survivors who have alleged wrongdoing by two former police officers. More...

Club clears way for ‘king’ of fish

SACO RIVER – The Atlantic salmon, also known as the King of Fish, has received the royal treatment from a local nonprofit working to restore salmon habitats to the Saco River. 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

PROFILE: Bob Provencher, longtime resident

BIDDEFORD – City resident Bob Provencher didn’t hesitate to get involved in a local effort to help survivors of sexual assault.  More...

Gardening pointers for novices

People have many reasons for growing gardens, and some of the most popular gardens are plots designated for cultivating herbs and vegetables. More...

Cycling in style

Twenty new bike racks are being installed throughout downtown Saco through Saco Spirit and a grant from Healthy Maine Streets. More...

Editorial

Honoring the ‘Mayor of Main Street’

A lot can happen in four decades. Many presidents, technological advancements, different cars, new jobs, lots of people that come and go from your life, and so on. More...

Eye on: Biddeford School Committee

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford School Committee has been busy this year, having held executive sessions in at least 10 of its meetings from January to May. Most of the sessions were held for the purpose of negotiating contracts with labor unions. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Mes écrits et leur substance (2me volet)

J’ai donc parlé de la créativité en ce qui concerne mes écrits dans le premier volet. Maintenant, je veux vous parler de la substance ou les sujets de mes écrits au cours des années.  More...