November 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gimme shelter

AWS to provide better living spaces for dogs, cats

KENNEBUNK – Continuing a series of renovations that has taken place during the past year, the next big project has begun at Animal Welfare Society on Holland Road – upgrading dog kennels from outdated chain link to tempered glass.  More...

Community News

Birthday for the books

Southern Maine  Health Care celebrated the 100th birthday of hospital volunteer  Marjorie Oakes, who has volunteered at  SMHC since 2005, giving more than  More...

Marie Joseph to hold one day workshop in December

A workshop titled, “What are you waiting for?” with Diane Dube will be held 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Thursday, Dec. 6 at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford Pool. More...

Biddeford in running for second grant to benefit downtown

After winning a $150,000 grant to restore part of the Biddeford City Hall clock tower, the Heart of Biddeford has put Biddeford in position to aim even higher. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Sweet success

TA named champs, bring home gold ball

PORTLAND — Heading into Saturday’s Class A state championship game, the Thornton Academy Golden Trojans had yet to find themselves trailing – not for one second.  More...

Biddeford cookie company advances in competition

BIDDEFORD – A local business has advanced into the second round of a television competition series, “Greenlight Maine.”  More...

News

Committee deals with parking issues, piecemeal

BIDDEFORD – A city appointed committee continues to tweak parking downtown while a larger plan looms on the horizon. More...

Neighbors

Lobster dip 2019 set for Old Orchard Beach

Registration is open for for the 2019 Lobster Dip for Special Olympics Maine to be held at noon Jan. 1 in front of the Brunswick Hotel in Old Orchard Beach. To register, visit www.somaine.org or call 879-1489. More...

Biddeford official elected to state leadership position

The Maine House Democrats convened on Friday, Nov. 16 to nominate and elect its leaders for the 129th Legislature. Rep. Ryan M. Fecteau, a Biddeford native and third-term representative, was elected assistant majority leader. More...

Festival of Trees kicks off with gala

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Editorial

This weekend, shop small, buy local

Beyond the Headlines

Long lines. Waiting in the cold. Shoving. Throngs of people. Images of Black Friday can literally terrify people. More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? United Baptist Church on Main Street in downtown Saco held its annual Holly Berry Fair Saturday, Nov. 17 under a cool crisp sunny sky. The fair is produced by the church by its members, who work throughout the year to prepare for it. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 20: Happy birthday Linda Mason, from, Leslie Mason.  Nov. 22: Happy 9th birthday Michael Bedard, love, Grammy Nunan, Bedard and Grampa Dave, Dad, Tina and Lilly.  More...