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News

Three vie for RSU 23 Board of Directors seat in OOB

Incumbent Peter Flaherty will seek another three-year term on the Old Orchad Beach Regional School Unit 23 Board of Directors. Challenging him are Chris LaSalle and Chris Prosser. Prosser did not return a completed survey before deadline. More...

Former councilor challenges incumbents in OOB

Old Orchard Beach Town Council Chairman Joseph Thornton and Councilor Jay Kelley will both seek reelection this fall. Challenging them is former own Councilor Roxanne Frenette. Two two-year seats are available. More...

Newcomers vie for Ward 1 seat

In Saco’s Ward 1, David Precourt will not seek reelection. Marshall Archer and Matthew DiCianni will run for the two-year seat. Below are their survey responses in alphabetical order.  Name: Marshall F. Archer   More...

Letters

Don’t let former mayor tell voters what to do

To the editor:   More...

Candidate will make sound decisions

To the editor:   Marston Lovell is the right person that voters of Saco should elect for the next mayor of Saco.  Marston has been and will be committed to the city of Saco and its citizens. More...

SMHC urges residents to expand Medicaid

To the editor:   On Nov. 7, Maine voters will decide whether the state should expand its Medicaid program (MaineCare) under the federal Affordable Care Act. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Cronkhite

Thomas Cronkhite, 54, son of Roland and Jeannine Cronkhite of Biddeford, and Bradenton, Florida, died at his home in Bradenton, Florida, on Oct. 13, 2017. More...

Memo gives little detail into staff loss

SACO – Two Saco Parks and Recreation Department employees no longer work for the city, according to a vague memo posted on the city website. Their identities, however, have not been disclosed.  In the memo, posted Oct. More...

Hunters may be instructed to be more careful at heath

SACO – More signs could be installed at the Saco Heath Preserve after one visitor found a mess left over from a hunting trip. Amanda Bernheisel, an Old Orchard Beach resident, visited Saco Heath Saturday, Oct. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Artist group to host author/artist Nov. 13

Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting featuring Wade Zahares, at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13 at its new meeting place in Room 203 on the second floor at Saco Parks and Recreation, 75 Franklin St., Saco. More...

Biddeford, Saco to recognize veterans

Biddeford and Saco residents are invited to the Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11, to honor those who have served or are currently serving the country. The day begins with an opening ceremony at 9:45 a.m. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Jackie, 10, is a very loving girl looking for a quiet home where she can reture. She requires a home that doesn’t have children. More...

Editorial

Preserving journalism important in wave of ‘fake news’ claims

Beyond the Headlines

“You’re fake news,” proclaims the president of the United States, leader of the free world, on an almost weekly occurrence. More...

Look forward to another festival to remember

Library Links

It hardly seems possible to me, as I take down the Halloween decorations, but Christmas is just around the corner, and once again, we are hosting a Festival of Trees to remember. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 2: Happy 101st birthday Ethel Mullett from GMACC.  Nov. 3: Happy birthday Isolde Cole from GMACC . . . happy birthday Evecka Gipson from GMACC.  More...