May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Local team wins national cheering summit

BIDDEFORD – Two Biddeford Intermediate School students returned to Maine last week as cheerleading champions of the D2 Summit, held in Tampa, Florida.  More...

May 18: Happy 24th anniversary to Leslie and Linda Mason.

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Library Links

Lots for teens at McArthur Library

A youth librarian friend once told me that she mentally tallied each participant in her teen programs as being equal to five attendees at library events she designed for other age groups. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, May 12   Preschool Stories and Crafts, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.  Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For children of all ages.  More...

Jimmy the Greek’s closing SoPo site

However, plans move forward for The Cow Bell in Biddeford and a new restaurant in Oxford

SOUTH PORTLAND — Another business is bugging out of South Portland, but, bucking a trend, this one’s not pulling up stakes for Scarborough. This one is decamping all the way to Oxford. More...

Library request called good investment

BIDDEFORD – Nearly 20 people came out to a public hearing on the city budget last week to speak in support of funding for McArthur Public Library, which is requesting a $75,864 increase from this year’s city allocation. 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

‘Ecological spirituality’ discussed at workshop

Mark Tuttle, a candidate for the permanent diaconate from Kennebunk, repeated the words of Pope Francis as part of a special presentation highlighting the connection that the Holy Father makes between social justice, environmental justice, God’ More...

A roaring success

More than 60 Thornton Academy Middle School students performed and assisted behind-the-scenes for the 2016 spring musical, “The Lion King Jr.,” on May 4 and 5 in Garland Auditorium. More...

Golf tourney in June to benefit Chelsea’s Chance

The Old Orchard Beach Knights of Columbus will host  the fourth annual Bud Hertz Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday, June 4, at Dutch Elm in Arundel, with money raised to go to Chelsea’s Chance.   More...