September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Pledge at center of apparent misunderstanding

BIDDEFORD – A decision to forego reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at last week’s Public Safety Committee meeting has created a social media uproar.  More...

Lit up

State business and municipal leaders are in Denmark this week to learn about energy policies and efficiency. From left, Sue Inches, Marty Grohman of Biddeford, Sen. More...

Letters

Change could be coming to Saco City Hall

To the editor:   We have an opportunity to move Saco forward with a positive vision, innovative solutions and a commitment to community-based service.  More...

Did legislator represent situation correctly?

To the editor:   The city council race in Saco has begun. More...

The pledge should be upheld at meetings

To the editor:   This letter is written in conjunction with the intentional omission of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Public Safety Committee meeting on Monday, Aug. More...

Schools tackle initiatives for new year

BIDDEFORD/SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The arbiter of summer and autumn – “back to school” season – has arrived, when summer’s improvisations give way to school day routines. More...

‘Busker’ tries to find place among community

BIDDEFORD – A longtime celebrity busker from Portland has moved to Biddeford, but hasn’t missed a beat scoping out the city’s best public places to play. 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

Community News

Art sought for December exhibit

Biddeford-based artist collective AUTUS, meaning “growth” in Latin, is calling for work to be juried into the group’s first curated exhibition, “The PINE TREE STATEment” to be exhibited Dec. 4 through Jan. More...

Acorn Club starts for kids after school

The Acorn Club, a ministiry of New Beginnings Christian Mission, began Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 137 Main St., Suite 101, in Biddeford.  Children from kindergarten through grade six can attend, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. More...

Free parenting course offered

New Beginnings Christian Mission in Biddeford will soon offer parenting classes by Dr. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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