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Charter commission recommends 20 changes

BIDDEFORD – The charter revision commission at its last meeting concluded voting on charter amendments to propose to voters in this year's general election. More...

Bridge upgrade nullifies historic status

SACO – Councilors who were upset that Stackpole Bridge would not be rehabbed to the historic standards originally planned said they will not pursue a reconsideration of the contract. More...

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Get your reusable bag of summer goodness at library

Fun, relaxation and plenty more makes for great reasons to visit the beach in Old Orchard during summer. It also makes for great reasons to visit Libby Library here in Old Orchard.  More...


Donald Spiller

Donald William Spiller, beloved husband and father, was born Sept. 23, 1938, in Portland, Maine. His mother was Elizabeth Burroughs Spiller Trott, and his birth father was Shirley Spiller; Arthur Trott was his father figure from a very young age. More...

Former city manager looks for PT work in public sector

BIDDEFORD – A former city manager who is Biddeford’s special projects coordinator in the economic and community development office has been exploring other employment options.  More...

Sands of Brine

At Old Orchard Beach, siblings Karen Handley and Don Handley- Price built a sand sculpture with other family members for the “Treasures of the Sea” themed sand sculpture contest sponsored 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

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Brad is a 3-year-old male cat who loves to snuggle. He’s not pushy about the attention he wants, but is glad to give it when you’re ready. More...

Fun in the sun had by many at Ocean Park contest

Above right: back row, Bob Hill, and sister-in-laws to each other, both named Jen Hill. Front row, Spencer Hill, Sam Butler, Emmett Hill, Lydia Hill and Dan Hill. More...

South of the border, in your own backyard

Mexican food has always seemed to create a festive mood; perhaps because it is so casual and versatile. Not to mention yummy and most of the fare is healthy. I have included some festive recipes today.  Hopefully you will be festive, too. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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