July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Run for Cash will end next year on special anniversary

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A race that pays homage to a fallen soldier will end next year on the 13th anniversary of the man’s death.  The last Run for Cash Memorial 5K, named after Capt. More...

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Top ways you might be wasting your money

(MS) — Many consumers waste money every day without even noticing it. Yet, rethinking our habits could provide savings that add up quickly over time. Here is a list of the top ways we waste money. More...

Community News

Former St. James student earns prestigious scholarship

Cheverus High School Senior John-Paul Haley-Read II, son of John-Paul and Colleen Haley- Read of Kennebunk was awarded the 2016 Leonard F. Ahern Scholarship of $30,000, which provides $7,500 per year for four years of college tuition and expenses. More...

Exhibit explores ‘nature,’ opening reception is Friday

The exhibit, “Human/Nature,” will open 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 29 at Engine, 128 Main St., Biddeford, and explores the ways in which contemporary artists explore, interpret and are inspired by the natural world.  More...

Mustang event a benefit for Biddeford rescue

Ever After Mustang Rescue will hold its second annual Mustangs for Mustangs Car Show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at The Ballpark, 14 E. Emerson Cummings Blvd. in Old Orchard Beach. Spectators are free.  More...

Obituaries

Samantha Cates

Samantha “Sammie” Cates passed away Thursday July 21, 2016, wearing a “Sammie Strong” T-shirt at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough with her family by her side.  More...

Grinding it out

Local skater Eric Santos, 23, catches big air at the Old Orchard Beach Skatepark. Santos has been a skater for nearly all his life, and is a major factor behind the park’s current success. More...

Old Orchard Beach Skatepark to expand

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Plans for an expansion are underway at the Old Orchard Beach Skatepark. 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

Lucky Pup Rescue

D.J. is a little sweetheart, her name is short for Daikaiju and she and her siblings and their mama Dottie are all survivors. More...

Watchdog group targets slate of people, organizations

BIDDEFORD – A group of residents has filed more than 20 Maine Freedom of Access Act requests with the city to get information about how much city money is directed toward nonprofit organizations and how that money is spent. More...

Open for business

The Biddeford, Saco Chamber of Commerce & Industry held a ribbon at cutting Ocean Park Business Center on 54 Ocean Park Road in Saco. More...

Editorial

Enjoy archived books and more

Summer’s the time to relax with a book on the beach. Nature has provided Old Orchard with plenty of great beach. Libby Library’s also here to provide you with that great read.  More...

Letters

Biddeford resident’s group refines purpose

To the editor:   I begin by saying the Concerned Citizens of Biddeford is a bi-partisan group of professional people who have absolutely nothing personally to gain belonging to this organization. More...

Geography should be taught in public schools

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Things to Do

Things to Do

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