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Neighbors

A chorus of voices

The Downeasters Barbershop Chorus, some 30 members strong, returns to Church on the Cape in Cape Porpoise at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. More...

Tickets available for York County Mini Maker Faire

Free tickets are available to the first-ever York County Mini Maker Faire, produced by Biddefordbased arts organization Engine, to be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Pepperell Mill Campus, 40 Main St., in downtown Biddeford. More...

Community News

Primary school hosts families

As a continued effort to better connect with student’s families, Biddeford Primary School hosted a community barbeque a Mechanics Park on Thursday, Sept. 20. More...

Saco artist to exhibit at Dyer

Saco artist Sandy Katz will show her artwork at Dyer Library on Main Street in Saco throughout October. Katz does work in acrylic, pastel and encaustics. She is largely self taught but has taken classes with artists locally.  More...

‘What About Guns?’ held at UNE

On October 8, the University of New England will host a moderated conversation titled “What About Guns?” 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at the Harold Alfond Forum on the Biddeford campus of UNE.  More...

Letters

Candidate for council would bring change

To the editor:   I would like the people of Old Orchard Beach to know it’s time for change.  I think that a few things here in OOB have been stagnant here for too long, with promises of change and going nowhere. More...

Candidate isn’t part of ‘chaos’ in Augusta

To the editor:   This letter is in support of Sharri MacDonald for state representative. I am a Democrat who is going to jump party lines in support of Sharri.  More...

Former legislator endorses candidate

To the editor:   It has been an honor to represent the people of Old Orchard Beach in the Legislature. I have lived in Old Orchard Beach for most of my life and I always fought for the best interests of our great town in my time here.  More...

Horton Woods – is now the right time to develop?

SACO – A subdivision for those 55-plus has been 13 years in the making, the vision of the Horton family for their large plot of land on Buxton Road, but some worry that a plan created in 2005 may not be in the best interest of Saco’s futu More...

Strolling on the seashore

Leif Hansen, 4, in awe of the view at Camp Ellis on his first-ever trip to the beach, where he said the water and sand were “so fun.” Leif and his sister, Freja, age 2, both of Windham, enjoyed the uncharacteristically sunny weather on Se More...

News

Exit changes possible fix to Route 112

SACO – Saco officials know there’s a problem with Route 112.  There are reports of dangerous intersections, traffic congestion, poor turnpike access, speeding, and a barrage of trucks that travel up and down the route adding strain a More...

Red carpet in Saco

Actor and director of the Maine-based five episode web series “Hearts in New England,” Justin Fortin signs an autograph during the premiere of his series at the Saco Drive In on Sept. More...

School board not sure about changes

SACO – On Nov. 6. Saco residents will vote on changes to the charter, but one change in particular has been met with pushback from the very entity it seeks to change: the school board.  More...

Editorial

Saco’s Charles Henry Granger: A painter of faces

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Charles Henry Granger is one of those people you ought to know if you live in the Saco area. I hesitate to call him a local treasure, but he certainly seems to … demand some kind of attention. More...

Birthdays

Oct. 4: Happy 7th birthday Dylan Lacroix, love, Mom, Dad, Gavyn, Alyssa, your grammys and grampas, mems and peps . . . Happy Birthday Shannon Labrecque from GMACC.  More...

Did You Hear?

Did you Hear? The Unitarian Universalist Church of Biddeford and Saco, located on School Street in Saco, held its annual Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Sept. 30.  More...

Obituaries

Carol Boucher

It is with great sadness that the family of Carol Ann (Landry) Boucher announces her sudden passing on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the age of 74. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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