August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s the end of the road for Fritz’s Auto

ARUNDEL — After 44 years in business on Route 1 in Arundel, Fritz’s Tire has reached the end of the road.  A local institution located at 1916 Portland Road, the venerable business was well known, and frequently photographed, for its More...

News

Residents don’t like grouped charter questions

BIDDEFORD – The Charter Revision Commission heard from about a dozen residents last week at a public hearing on the draft proposal it may propose for voter approval on the November ballot. More...

Senior Home offers fresh produce stand

SACO – The Paul Hazelton House in Saco, a Volunteers of America property, has organized a weekly farm stand that is open to the public. More...

Saco Island’s Unit 91 discussed at public meeting

SACO – The fate of Unit 91, property the city acquired Jan. 11 because of a tax lien, was discussed at a city council workshop this week. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Changes are coming to Biddeford landlines

BIDDEFORD – The Maine Public Utilities Commission held a public hearing last week to both inform the public and receive input about legislation going into effect that allows basic phone service, provided by FairPoint Communications, to be dereg More...

Pre-school seeks to continue

SACO – After its third year at the Saco Community Center, the Saco Bay Montessori School is seeking a renewal of its lease with the city to remain at the Franklin Street center. 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 to benefit from Hannaford program

Lucky Pup Rescue, a nonprofit committed to rescuing dogs in need, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for August.  More...

One more time

The Dance Company out of Saco will hold its last performance of the year, “The Best of Broadway,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 at The Temple in Ocean Park. Doors open at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Saco mayor addresses Unit 91 in letter to the editor

To the editor:   I would like to clarify some misconceptions in a recent article (“Saco Isle. property under scrutiny”) relating to Saco Island and the city’s ownership interest in what is referred to as Unit 91.  More...

Is more attention paid to downtown than other areas?

To the editor:   Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant has devoted most of his administration’s time to the downtown area. Yet the city’s commercial tax base isn’t located there. More...