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News

Two Democrats to run for seat

SACO – State Sen. Linda Valentino (D–Hollis, Limington, Old Orchard Beach, Saco and part of Buxton) announced at the Democratic caucus last Saturday that she will not seek re-election this year.  More...

Hymn and eggs

Above, the choir at Second Congregational Church in downtown Biddeford warms up for the congregation’s weekly service. More...

Birthdays

March 13: Happy birthday Grampa (Willy Bedard), love, Mikie and Danny.  March 14: Happy birthday Rebecca Breard from GMACC.  More...

Editorial

Tough authors never smile

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Dewey Andreas is the ultimate tough guy. He can thwart terrorist attacks and stage a coup d’etat to overthrow a foreign government. Rumor is, he can even pull a bullet out of his shoulder and stitch up the wound while biting down on a rag. More...

Letters

Hospital? You can’t get there from here

To the editor:   Please show your concern by attending the Planning Board Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10 at Old Orchard Beach Town Hall. You, the residents of Old Orchard Beach and Ocean Park, are needed.  More...

OOB Dems showed much support at caucus

To the editor:   Please accept this heartfelt letter of thanks and appreciation for your participation at the Old Orchard Beach 2016 State Democratic Caucus this past Sunday at Loranger Memorial School.  More...

Caucus in Biddeford happened because of many

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Slowly and surely, women get back on feet thanks to sister-run program

SACO – For 10 years, the Esther Residence on Thornton Avenue has been helping women who have been incarcerated get back on their feet.  More...

TAMS fight for Arundel averted, for now

KENNEBUNK — Thornton Academy Middle School has been granted a three-year reprieve on concerns it might lose about 130 students from Arundel, thanks to a compromise vote reached Monday night by the RSU 21 Board of Directors.  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

Summer Camp Guide

Mr. and Mrs. Fish’s FISH CAMP!   Treat your child to a fantastic ocean experience at Fish Camp this summer. More...

Loranger Middle School, quarter two

Grade seven  High honors: Julia Clark, Ryan Crockett, Nicholas Drown, Leah Green, Trevor Grenier, Katie Holt, Ryan Johnson, Gabriel LaSalle, Benjamin Perry, Shani Plante, Ciara Roche, Duffy Rose, Nicholas Roy and Riley Sawyer.   More...

Births

From Southern Maine Healthcare.  Izabella Arianna Brown was born Jan. 18, 2016, to Glenn Jr. and Tabetha (Phillips) Brown of Biddeford. Grandparents are Robert and Gloria Phillips of Rochester, New Hampshire, and the late Glenn Brown Sr. More...

Community News

Courthouse bill heads to Senate for approval

A bill by Sen. Linda Valentino to construct a modern, consolidated courthouse in York County won the bipartisan endorsement of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee last week.  More...

Dance raises money for Ronald McDonald House

The community joined the Oldies Dance Group Feb. 13 and raised $2,808 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine.  Tickets sold fast for this Valentine’s weekend event. More...

Purim party to have ‘Star Wars’ theme

Congregation Etz Chaim will host a Purim Party/potluck supper 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford.   This year’s party will have a Star Wars theme. More...

Obituaries

David Sgallata

It is with great sadness and heartbreak that David D. Sgallata, 56, of Somers Point, New Jersey, and Old Orchard Beach, passed away on Feb. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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