October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Main Street construction continues, funding explained

BIDDEFORD – Business owners on Main Street continue to feel the pinch of decreased foot traffic.  “It’s tough,” said Priscille Belanger, owner of La Corseterie, a lingerie store between the intersections of Washington and More...

Editorial

Fall brings community to McArthur

Library Links

In the blink of an eye, we are already several weeks into the fall, which is always an exciting time at McArthur Library.  More...

Letters

Resident in-the-know supports incumbent

To the editor:   In my 30 years in the communications business, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with many elected officials, including many state legislators. Some have been impressive, some not so much.  More...

Commissioner encourages residents to vote

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Letter writer apologizes for not disclosing role

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Council rejects Park North change

SACO – The city council rejected an amendment to a contract zone agreement offered by Park North Development, LLC, which would have allowed it to change the development plan on part of its property in the Cascade area that abuts Route 1.  More...

FD contract still in limbo

BIDDEFORD – Negotiation between the city and firefighters has become difficult and unproductive, according to Tim Sevigny, president of the Biddeford Career Firefighters Association.  More...

Developers hear concerns over church renovation

SACO – Automobile traffic, historic preservation and economic development visions were discussed among members of the community surrounding the redevelopment of Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Cutts Avenue.  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

TA senior given top honor

Headmaster Rene Menard of Thornton Academy announced that senior Lucy Macomber of Saco, at left, has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Artist group to meet Oct. 10

Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting featuring portrait artist Robert Dohar at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10 at the Pines on Manor Street in Ocean Park.  More...

Saco race to be recognized

The Great Pumpkin 10K in Saco has been selected as one of two races that will be recognized by the Maine Running Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to running in Maine.  More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Whitehouse

Eleanor Fuller Shedd Whitehouse, 93, passed away on Sept. 11, 2016, following a very brief bout of pneumonia. Eleanor was born Oct. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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