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News

City departments asked to use Twitter

BIDDEFORD – The city’s department heads are now using the social media site Twitter as an additional tool to communicate with residents and business owners. More...

New city manager brings experience from international organization

BIDDEFORD – City Manager James Bennett will soon wrap up his term as the 101st president of the International City Managers Association.  Bennett is finishing a one-year term representing 10,300 city and town managers from around the world More...

Ballots are finalized

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The ballots have been finalized for the Nov. 3 municipal elections in Biddeford and Saco. More...

Community News

Kids sent back to school with supplies

  Father Jeffrey Monroe, vicar of St. Augustine Anglican Church, announced the distribution of 75 backpacks with school supplies and other essentials for homeless public school students. More...

Artists to meet, hear lecture in Ocean Park

  Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting featuring artist Tim Parks discussing “New materials, new methods” at noon Monday, Sept. 14 at the Pines on Manor Street in Ocean Park. More...

Bottle drive is Sept. 19 at Grange building

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Obituaries

Anita T. Tousignant

Anita T. Tousignant died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Seal Rock Healthcare surrounded by her children, her step-daughter and other family.  Born Nov. More...

Officials discuss banning resident from meetings

BIDDEFORD – Officials are talking about banning a city resident from public meetings for 60 days due to his conduct at a Sept. 1 city council meeting. In a Sept. More...

Bridge install good for salmon

BIDDEFORD – A final barrier for salmon trying to reach spawning grounds on Swan Pond Creek may soon be removed.  More...

Teacher completes Ironman in Canada

SACO/ARUNDEL – A fourth-grade teacher at Mildred L. Day School in Arundel finished seventh in her age group at the Ironman triathlon in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada last month.  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

Less daylight but no less community involvement

Summer may be winding down here in Old Orchard Beach, but there’s no slowing down on activities here at the Libby Library. More...

Birthdays

Sept. 10: Happy birthday Dave Tanguary from GMACC. Sept. 11: Happy birthday Abigail Lachance from GMACC. More...

Correction

In last week’s article, “Pledge at center of apparent misunderstanding,” incorrectly reflected that Ward 6 City Councilors Roger Hurtubise Clement Fleurent was present at the meeting. More...

Letters

Candidate will restore honor, respect, integrity

To the editor:   Daniel Parenteau, candidate for mayor in Biddeford and running against current Mayor Alan Casavant, will restore integrity, honor, respect and courage to our great city of Biddeford.  More...

Nobody wins if election is about any single issue

Since there seems to be a lot of speculation about the motivations of various candidates, I thought it would help to make my position clear. Something I’ve been doing privately in recent days and weeks.  More...

Candidate on ballot has decided not to run

To the editor:

It is with a heavy heart that I have decided to back out of the election for Ward 5 city councilor. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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