January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lucky Pup Rescue

Dan, 2, is a darling boy who is working hard on being a great companion who is full of manners. More...

Lighting adds to mill campus; tentative plans in place for next ball

Since a ceremony Dec. More...

Birthdays

Jan. 14: Happy anniversary Brian and Sharon Kearns from GMACC.  More...

Letters

Three minute warning

To the editor:   The biggest buzz in Biddeford at the moment is the restriction of time allowed during public comment at city council meetings.  More...

Comment encouraged

To the editor:   Most of you may be as surprised as one of my neighbors across the street on Ryefield Drive who was not aware that a Dunkin Donuts was planning to move into our neighborhood. I certainly was.  More...

Saco is hitting the reset button for its downtown

Collaboration. Communication. Community. These are words I would use to describe our needed strategy in order to go from downtown revitalization to vibrancy.  More...

City wants to move on Main Street redesign

BIDDEFORD – In a work plan submitted to the city council, based on goals identified by councilors at a goal-setting session, City Manager James Bennett cited a need to develop and fund a new concept for the intersection of Adams, Lincoln and Ma More...

Women now allowed to join St. Louis Alumni

BIDDEFORD – The St. Louis Alumni Association, an organization that has existed since the 1940s for graduates of St. Louis High School, has until recently been an exclusively all-male club.  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

Tinker with tech toys at Libby Library

The new year brings many new exciting programs to Libby Memorial Library. The one that is highlighted in this article is the Fab Lab tech series that will run the second Saturday of the month from February through May. More...

Workshops and meetings detailed, with a twist

By Dave Precourt and Kevin Roche Saco City Council   More...

Births

Ariana Lynn Berard was born Dec. 28, 2015, to David Berard and Desiree Bridges of Biddeford. Grandparents are Larry Bridges of Biddeford and Lynn Berard of Saco.   More...

Community News

Wine tasting to benefit Rotary

Biddeford Saco Rotary Club will host its 10th annual wine and beer tasting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Pepperell Mill campus, 40 Main St. The snow date is Saturday, Feb. More...

Painting event will benefit bridge

“Paint the Bridge,” a fundraiser for Stackpole Bridge rehabilitation, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30 at Banded Horn Brewing Company in Biddeford, with social time to start at 5:45 p.m.   More...

Senate seeks pages

With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Sen. Linda Valentino of Saco and Sen. David Dutremble of Biddeford remind local students about the Senate Honorary Page program at the State House in Augusta.  More...

Obituaries

Aline L. Fontaine

Aline L. Fontaine, 90, formerly of Old Orchard Beach, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco surrounded by her family. More...