July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Group forms to aid victims of sex abuse

BIDDEFORD – A new nonprofit organization has been formed to support sexual abuse victims in the wake of local allegations that two former police officers abused boys decades ago.  More...

Local man expands local restaurant scene

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A local restaurateur has opened his second restaurant in town in less than two years.  More...

Award winning

The Rotary Club of Saco Bay on June 25 honored two fellow Rotarians. The Rookie of the Year for 2014-2015 was given to Jason Webber. More...

Community News

Next Biddeford Ball will benefit smoke stack, museum

The inaugural Biddeford Ball benefit was last year and plans are in the works for the next event, scheduled for Oct. More...

Robert Frost exhibit comes to McArthur Library

The Maine Humanities Council’s “Taste of the Humanities” series will appear in Biddeford at McArthur Library from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. John Ward (Centre and Kenyon Colleges) will lead a presentation on Robert Frost. More...

Bottle drive to benefit church outreach programs

St. Augustine Anglican Church will hold a bottle drive 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 18 at 168 North St. in Saco. St. More...

Saint Andre helps with family visitation

BIDDEFORD – A new program has been instituted at Saint Andre Home’s Center for Parenting and Play that will allow parents to visit with their children at a reduced cost.  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

Scholarship send-off

  Christina Scenna, right, of the Thornton Academy class of 2015, received the first Justin Chenette Spirit of Service Scholarship, presented by the Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement, a nonprofit service organization.  More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Meet JT. This adorable little guy is a 15-year-old Maltese. JT previously lived with a disabled veteran and had company 24/7. More...

Letters

Dedication makes event a success

To the editor:   Thank you to all the hard working La Kermesse volunteers (Jessica Quattrone, Ray Gagne, Joey Leblond and Paul Gagne) – your commitment, energy and dedication to make this “Franco Americaine” community event a r More...

Obituaries

James Cooper

James Bruce Ogden Cooper passed away quietly in his home in North Fort Myers, Florida on Saturday, June 6, he was 81 years old.  His wife Louise, with whom he shared over 24 years of marriage and his dog Lucy were by his side when he was called More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, July 9   Tropical Toddlers, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Bring toddlers, 18 months to 3 years old, to read, sing, dance and create. Increase literacy and language abilities through the use of puppets.  More...