August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local artist to make horror film

BIDDEFORD – A local filmmaker is hoping to raise $7,000 to fund his first feature film, “The Vanity.” The film’s producer and director, Jakk Blood, is using crowdfunding website Indiegogo.com to gain support for the project.&n More...

News

Deb’s Destinations offers excursions, familiar face

BIDDEFORD – A former longtime director of the 50+ Club has been biding her time during retirement putting together affordable group tours across the country and around the world.  More...

Community News

Local author, Norman Beaupré publishes latest book

Local author Norman Beaupré has just published his 20th book entitled, “The Fallen Divina – Maria Callas,” based on the last few months of the great diva’s life in Paris, where she died Sept. 16, 1977 at the age of 54.  More...

Martin’s Point re-opens Biddeford location

Martin’s Point Health Care is relocating its Biddeford practice and opening its doors to a new health care center located in the heart of Biddeford’s medical park.  More...

Laser Dentistry Comes to Maine

Once again Great East Dental Associates has been awarded recognition as the best dental facility in the greater Sanford/Springvale area by the Market Surveys of America. More...

Obituaries

Dawn Louise Hawkins

Dawn Louise Hawkins (formerly Meiklejohn/Crooker), 63, died unexpectedly July 17, 2015 at Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian, Florida.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Council meeting ends abruptly

BIDDEFORD – The very behavior that prompted the Biddeford City Council to hold a special meeting to discuss council rules and decorum ended the meeting less than 20 minutes after it began Monday, Aug. 10.  More...

Church meetings productive

Second Congregational Church has begun a series of community meetings to determine the future of its building and membership

BIDDEFORD – Members of Second Congregational Church have been hosting monthly meetings to discuss the future of both the congregation and the building.  Pastor Catherine Anglea said the historic building at 19 Crescent St. 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

City of Biddeford receives money

Municipal officials announced that the city of Biddeford has received a $42,612 dividend check from the Maine Municipal Association as a result of its good loss experience and loss prevention programs.  More...

Finders keepers

A scavenger hunt last weekend raised more than $800 for scholarships at Old Orchard Beach High School at the first Seagull Scavenger Hunt held by the Saco Bay Center For Civic Engagement. More...

Passing the test

Villari’s Self Defense Center in Biddeford held a testing session July 25. More...

Editorial

Advocate addresses situation

To the editor:   As an advocate, activist and operative for children’s safety causes I’ve been focusing some attention on Biddeford and its problem with the issue of alleged child sexual abuse by city employees.  More...

Service above self – more than a mantra

Beyond the Headlines

It’s official. I’ve been pinned! This past week I joined the Saco Bay Rotary Club as their newest and youngest member.  More...

Get ready for fall

Library Links

Being a mother of five (all grown up now), signs of fall –and I’ve noticed a few already – always make me think of getting ready for kids to go back to school. And that was accompanied by a sense of dread. Why?  More...