October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Entertainers come together for public access host

BIDDEFORD – Some local musicians and a surprise special guest are performing a benefit concert this month for public access talk show host Ashley Gray, of The Awesome Ashley Show.  More...

News

One seeks to unseat Saco’s Ward 7 incumbent

Incumbent Ward 7 Saco City Councilor Nathan Johnston is being challenged by Richard LaRue. Candidate surveys appear in alphabetical order by last name. Name: Nathan D. Johnston Age: 32 More...

Through fall, rescue deals with kittens, other needs

SOUTHERN MAINE – Many think of spring as kitten season, but one southern Maine rescue wants to remind people that cats have been continuing to give birth to litters, some multiple times, throughout summer and fall.  More...

Two will head off for Ward 3 seat in Saco

William Doyle will challenge incumbent Thomas Roughan for the Ward 3 seat on the Saco City Council.  Name: William P. “Bill” Doyle  Age: 35   More...

Letters

Candidate’s service to community is extensive

To the editor:   I write in support of Arthur Tardif’s candidacy to Saco’s Ward 5 council seat because of his unique value, not only to the residents of Ward 5, but to the entire city. More...

Libby Library staff take time to know patrons

To the editor:   I am relatively new to living in Maine. Although I have met a few people, I’ve felt most at home at Libby Library in Old Orchard Beach. The assistants have gotten to know my husband and I and speak with us by name. More...

Re-elect Ward 4 councilor for his vision, commitment

To the editor:   I have attended several Saco City Council meetings over the last year or so, and one councilor stands out as a good listener, a thoughtful analyst and an articulate advocate for the entire city of Saco, and that is Kevin Roche.& More...

Area mill campus manager to buy building

BIDDEFORD – A mill district developer is hopeful that all the pieces will come together to build 71 units of affordable senior housing in Building 11 of the Pepperell Mill Campus. More...

Walk for Noah, others, Oct. 17

BIDDEFORD/SACO/PORTLAND – Two events in southern Maine will be held this month to support people who have experienced the death of a child during pregnancy or shortly after birth, and recognize their lost children. 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

Another Chance

Kitty is a 12-year-old lap cat who loves to be brushed. When Kitty’s owner died and she was surrendered, she was so depressed that she wouldn’t eat. More...

Take time out for spiritual retreat

Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford Pool will hold a one-day retreat, 10 a.m. More...

Long time COT teacher recognized

Bill Gervais has been nominated as Career and Technology Teacher of the Year, and is representing the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology in the award process.  Gervais has been preparing students from Biddeford, Dayton, Old Orchard Beach an More...

Editorial

Excellence in manufacturing is recognized in Saco

Beyond the Headlines

“Manufacturing in Maine is dead.”  That is the common phrase I hear when people talk about our state economy and how to grow it. More...

Teasing out your family’s past

Library Links

I have been an amateur genealogist for year and years. I think that gnawing interest in the history of people (as opposed to the history of large events) has been with me since childhood.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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