February 7, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Saco River dredged

The Saco River Dredge boat arrived at the mouth of the Saco River on Feb. 4, beginning the project that will remove 140,000 cubic yards of material from the floor of the river, allowing it to once again be easily navigable. More...

Community News

Israeli dance classes to be held

Congregation Etz Chaim in Biddeford will hold a series of Israeli dance classes 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following Sundays: Feb. 24, March 3r and 31, April 14 and 28.  More...

City adopts public platform

The city of Biddeford announced the launch of Polco, an engagement platform where residents can provide input to the local government decision-making process. More...

Saco traffic meeting is Feb. 13

The city of Saco, Maine Department of Transportation and the Maine Turnpike Authority will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. More...

Editorial

Revolving door of lobbyists should be shut

Beyond the Headlines

There is a revolving door of legislators becoming lobbyists and lobbyists becoming legislators. More...

Libby Library offers frozen bubbles and food for the soul

Library Links

I was looking over the colorful listing of upcoming events located behind the circulation desk here at Libby Memorial Library when, yet again, I heard the sound of frantic typing emanating from the staff room. More...

Birthdays

Feb. 8: Happy birthday Alan Mullett from GMACC.  Feb. 9: Happy birthday Erin Rice from GMACC.  More...

BHS to bring back band

BIDDEFORD – After a decade-long hiatus, Biddeford High School is hoping to resurrect a former feather in its cap: the marching band.  More...

Cat rescue puts out ‘BonBon Challenge’ to its supporters

YORK COUNTY – With help from the public, Valentine’s Day could be made a little sweeter for the cats at Another Chance Animal Rescue in Sanford.  The BonBons for BonBon Challenge asks supporters to send Valentine’s Day cards to More...

News

Souper Bowl of Caring held throughout diocese

Young Catholics from around Maine cheered hard last weekend, not just for the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII, but for another rooting interest: getting as many donations as possible to benefit the “Souper” Bowl of Caring. More...

What is Souper Bowl of Caring?

Parish youth, parents, and college students gathered donations at all weekend Masses at four Good Shepherd Parish churches (Most Holy Trinity Church, Saco; St. Joseph Church, Biddeford; St. Margaret Church, Old Orchard Beach; and St. More...

Football division gets boost from MPA committee

Sports

The debut of eight-man football in Maine this fall is nearing the goal line. The change would feature would feature 10 high schools divided into two enrollment divisions. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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