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News

App available to Good Shepherd Parish members

SACO – Good Shepherd Parish, along with other southern Maine parishes, has begun using a smartphone app with features that aim to help Catholics keep better connected with the parish.  According to Dave Guthro, communications director for More...

Cost for detox center would be steep

ALFRED — While a proposed drug detoxification clinic is by all accounts much-needed in York County, given the current opioid epidemic, some municipal officials are questioning the cost, while others say it should be the state that runs point fo More...

Community News

Organizations provide training for stylists in spotting cancer

Sisters Christy Legere and Kelly Clark, owners of Magnolia’s Salon in Sanford, have seen a lot of heads in more than 20 years of styling hair. More...

Mentors sought for Big Brothers Big Sisters

With January being National Mentoring month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine would like to take this opportunity to salute many volunteer mentors, known as Big Brothers and Big Sisters, who help change childrens’ lives for the better More...

STEM Academy receives support from foundation

The Biddeford Education Foundation’s Board of Directors voted to contribute $10,000 to the Biddeford School Department’s STEM Academy. More...

Letters

Watchdog group encourages city to be more transparent

To the editor:   As taxpayers, we are very disturbed with the unresponsiveness to public inquiry displayed by city administration in Saco. Simple questions never seem to get answered despite assurances to provide some. More...

Animal activists object to film

Sled team owner responds to Biddeford WinterFest protest

BIDDEFORD/GORHAM – The national news in the recent weeks that a dog was allegedly mistreated during the filming of a soon-to-be-released movie has prompted local animal rights proponents to boycott the movie’s release in the area, as well More...

Local celebration, protest surround inauguration

Republicans gather in OOB, Dems march in women’s events

OLD ORCHARD BEACH/KENNEBUNK – The presidential inauguration was occasion for both celebration and protest in York County, as it was around the world. On the evening of Jan. 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

Investing in the future

Kevin Savage, Saco & Biddeford Savings CEO and Maureen Talbot McMullin, Principal of Governor John Fairfield School in Saco, pictured with the Fairfield student delegates: Sincade Chapman- Laux, More...

Donation from bank aids literacy program

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, in partnership with the Eleanor Clare Paye Charitable Fund, donated $1,000 in support of the Title 1 literacy program at Governor John Fairfield School in Saco.  More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Benny is 8 months old and is a great choice if you are looking for a medium-sized, active dog. Benny is an enthusiastic companion on daily walks and also loves to play with toys. More...

Editorial

Proposed bill aimed at lobbyists

Beyond the Headlines

This past week marked the seventh anniversary of Citizens United, the catastrophic decision by the United States Supreme Court that declared “money is speech” and in so doing exposed our politics to a deluge of special interest and lobbyi More...

The tricky thing about snow

Library Links

Although perhaps not as heavily as it rests on the roads and your roof, snow weighs heavily on my mind. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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