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Traffic to be studied in industrial park area

SACO – City Administrator Kevin Sutherland will pursue a contract with the Maine Department of Transportation and Maine Turnpike Authority for a traffic study by Exit 36 that leads to Industrial Park Road.  On Monday, April 3, city council More...

News

Biddeford looks to state to renovate schools

BIDDEFORD – Building renovation applications for the Biddeford Center of Technology and JFK Memorial School buildings have been approved by the school committee and applications will be sent to the Department of Education in hopes of final appr More...

Community News

Sisters in Crime to appear at McArthur

Sisters in Crime began 30 years ago with a clear vision and a commitment to help women who write, review, buy or sell crime fiction. To celebrate this milestone, on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Join retired educators for lunch and theater visit

The York County Retired Educators are planning a luncheon at DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant and a trip to Portland Players Theater to see “Rock of Ages” on Sunday, May 21.  The musical is set in 1987, and features a smalltown gi More...

Maine Water names new president

Maine Water announced that Richard (Rick) Knowlton will become president of Maine Water, effective April 1.  Knowlton succeeds Judy Wallingford, who announced her planned retirement as Maine Water’s president last fall. More...

Letters

Taxes set to rise in Saco

To the editor:   “When completed, the budget must provide the services we have promised to our constituents.”  – Jane D. Hull  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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On the road

Full Story

Construction on water main underway

SACO – Maine Water, a private company that serves as Saco and Biddeford’s water district, is conducting repairs on water infrastructure in parts of Saco from now until June.  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

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Anika is a beautiful senior Norwegian Forest cat who through no fault of her own needs to find a loving retirement home. More...

Honor Roll

Saco Middle School, first trimester

Grade eight   More...

Birthdays

April 8: Happy birthday Cheryl Dubois, love, Dan, Cheryl, Dave and friends.  April 9: Happy birthday Sandy Bergeron from GMACC.  More...

Editorial

Reducing the tax burden is on the minds of many

Beyond the Headlines

The number one issue I heard throughout the last campaign was the rising burden of property taxes and the need for relief. Increasing property taxes is the most regressive way to raise revenue to pay for essential programs and services. More...

Is a recovery program worth it?

Legislative Lowdown

Only about 10 percent of people who are sick with a substance use disorder get treatment. However, many who are struggling with this very difficult disease are either currently in or have spent time in our county jails. More...

Be kind to our furry friends and your wallet, too

Library Links

When I entered Libby Library this evening, I was greeted by the sound of hammering and drilling. More...