December 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Saco’s On the Go Hair Designs Donates to SMHC

On the Go Hair Designs in Saco raised $2,110 during its seventh annual Cut-A-Thon in support of the Center for Breast Care at Southern Maine Health Care.  More...

Saco is collecting Socks for Seniors

Socks for Seniors is a nonprofit community service project that organizes, collects and distributes new socks for seniors in communities all over the country, including Saco.  Lori Angis with the Saco Police Department is coordinating the local More...

Editorial

OOB’s gift to veterans – parking

Beyond the Headlines

The Old Orchard Beach Town Council has voted to allow veterans and Gold Star family members of veterans to park in public lots for free on federal holidays. More...

Birthdays

Dec. 27: Happy birthday Jake Waterhouse from GMACC . . . happy birthday Carol Niles from GMACC.  More...

Celebrate riveting history of Naval shipyard

Library Links

On the Saturday before Christmas, I had just finished breakfast at Cafe 64 and was making my way to Libby Library to take out some books and DVDs for the long holiday weekend, when I saw our mascot, Libby Lobster, with something vaguely resembling a More...

Obituaries

Irene Chretien

Irene Chretien, 89, of Biddeford, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born Nov. More...

Roger A. Noel

Roger Arthur Noel, 89, passed away Nov. 29, 2018, at the Gosnell House in Scarborough.  More...

TA student named finalist for Fitzpatrick Trophy

Three running backs from southern Maine — Thornton Academy’s Anthony Bracamonte, Wells’ Tyler Bridge and Portland High’s Zack Elowitch — have been named finalists for the 48th James J. Fitzpatrick Trophy.  More...

‘Buoy Local’ program established in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – Heart of Biddeford has joined forces with the Bangor Saving Bank Buoy Local initiative to encourage residents to spend locally.  More...

News

Ruling stands to allow Arundel students to attend TAMS

SACO/ARUNDEL – A York County judge has upheld an October ruling that Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend Thornton Academy Middle School.  RSU 21 oversees education in Kennebunk, Kennebunkpor More...

Intercity bus line schedule to change in January

ShuttleBus-ZOOM will reduce the number of daily runs of the Portland intercity bus service beginning Jan. More...

Ecology School receives grant

The Ecology School received a gift of $25,000 from the Quimby Family Foundation supporting the establishment of River Bend Farm, the dchool’s 105-acre property in Saco.  More...

Community News

Scoops with Santa Claus

Top left, Isabel Edgerly, 5, of Saco, and Bella Laflin, 4, of Saco, pose with Santa, who stopped by The Saco Scoop on Main Street to bring some holiday spirit to the ice cream shop. Above, team work makes the dream work. More...

Letters

Workers shouldn’t have to choose

To the editor:   The worst nightmare for any parent is to have a child sick. More...

Workers deserve sick time

To the editor:   I’m a multigenerational Mainer and a veteran who chose to move back to my home state of Maine. I find it unreasonable that workers in our state do not have the right to earned paid sick days.  More...

Support paid sick time

To the editor:   More...