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News

Support grows for another general meeting in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – The city may hold its third general meeting of residents within a year. Petitioner Karl Reed Jr. said he is close to submitting the required 100 signatures necessary to force the city to hold the meeting.  More...

No loss of love for locks in Cape Elizabeth

CAPE ELIZABETH — If you want to express your undying, unbreakable love anonymously, yet publicly, to the world, you’ll have to find some place to do it other than Fort Williams Park.  More...

Documentary series will explore race

Find answers to these questions and more in a three-part documentary series called  “Race: The power of an illusion,” a three-part documentary, will be shown noon to 1:30 p.m. More...

Community News

Women’s group offers scholarships

The Women’s Educational and Industrial Union of Saco is accepting applications for two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Thornton Academy or Old Orchard Beach High School.  More...

Local men named to hall of fame

Two Biddeford residents were inducted into the Franco- American Hall of Fame in August last week.  Marcel R. Viger, 86, was born in Salem, Massachusetts on April 4, 1929. He resided in Biddeford for 52 years.  More...

Concert will benefit Catholic school

The Good Shepherd Parish Community Concert will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 3 at St. Joseph Church, Elm Street, Biddeford.  More...

Obituaries

Terry L. von Salza Brown

Terry L. von Salza Brown, 64, of Saco, went home to the Lord on Friday March 11, 2016.  She was born, Nov. More...

Lawsuit details how Steer N Stein loan money was spent

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Saco Area Economic Development Corporation filed suit last month against Harold Royals of Saco over three loans totaling $125,000 that he was given last October to open Steer N Stein restaurant on Main Street.  More...

He’ll keep on truckin’ to a healthier diet

BIDDEFORD – A lifelong Biddeford resident, former school board member, certified integrative holistic health coach, organic farmer, adult ed teacher and operations and food safety specialist at Hannaford Supermarket has added another title to h 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

Welcome to a tourist trap,19th century style

Library Links

Since we all live here, most of us year-round, I think it’s easy to lose track of the idea that southern Maine has charms that attract people from afar. More...

Students to host candidate March 25

The Biddeford High School news site, The Roar, will host a Democratic town hall meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 25 in the Biddeford High School Little Theater.  More...

Purim party

Cheers and applause were in abundance at Sunday's Purim Party. More...

Letters

Letters

Director uses mayor’s words to describe tenure  To the editor:   Below are two letters that were written by and presented to me from Mayor Alan Casavant. More...

City manager’s actions are hurting Biddeford

To the editor:   I sincerely hope the council can take a stand and reel in the new Biddeford city manager, Jim Bennett, before he totally destroys our city. One must remember that there were three municipalities who celebrated when he left. More...

Old Orchard scholarship drive in full swing

To the editor:   The Old Orchard Alumni Association kicked off its 2016 fundraising efforts March 11 with the annual Alumni Basketball Classic. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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