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News

Councilor and Boston man file mutual protection orders

BIDDEFORD – A city councilor and her husband have filed temporary protection orders from harassment against Matt Lauzon, a Boston man who is suing the city on allegations that he was sexually abused by a former Biddeford police officer.  More...

Ham radio operator asked to take down tower

City says the Biddeford resident can maintain the tower, but he needs to go through proper channels

BIDDEFORD – A federally licensed amateur radio operator said he plans to sue the city for harassment in regards to a radio tower he was forced to remove. More...

Policy updates: medicinal marijuana, animals and more

BIDDEFORD – The school committee unanimously approved a first reading of several new policies at its Jan. More...

Community News

Church welcomes new pastor

The Most Rev. Brian R. Marsh has announced that the Rev. Fr. Amos Mukiza Mihanda has been appointed the new pastor of St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church in Saco. More...

Documentary focuses on schools

For most of the last century, entry-level jobs were plentiful and college was an affordable path to a fulfilling career. That world no longer exists. More...

Public invited to participate in forums

Growing concern over alcohol and drug abuse as well as obesity rates, diabetes, smoking and a range of other health indicators will be the topic of two community forums, one in Springvale and one in Biddeford, aimed at helping The York District Publi More...

Parking lot to replace mill campus building

BIDDEFORD – Building 16 of the Pepperell Mill Campus is being demolished to make way for parking.  The demolition is part of a master plan for the campus approved by the city council in November. More...

Ask and you shall receive

Maine Bishop Robert Deeley visit St. James School in Biddeford last week and allowed students to ask him questions about anything they were curious about. Read about it on page 7. (Courtesy photo) More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Making grade school memories

Library Links

What do you remember best from grade school days? Do you fondly recall memorizing the times tables or struggling through your first reading book? More...

Birthdays

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

Letters

Watchdog group looks ahead to 2016 in Saco

To the editor:   As we start off the New Year, Saco Citizens for Sensible Government would like to inform the residents of Saco of committee changes, provide a recap of our work in 2015 and our focus in 2016.  More...

Comment welcome at all school board meetings

To the editor:   I’m encouraged to see all the Saco residents that are showing up at our school board meetings recently. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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