February 21, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

‘Bad Cats’ to hit the local stage as play

Join the cast of “The Bad Cats of Biddeford,” a community play based on a real incident in the city’s history. More...

‘Rumpus,’ Engine art show, opens March 2

An opening reception for “Rumpus,” an egalitarian art show featuring works by more than 100 community members from children to professional artists, will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Engine. More...

Hampton Cares to collect pet items

Saco Hampton Cares is asking members of the community to bring pet food and some select pet items to the Hampton Inn by Hilton - Saco, 48 Industrial Park Road, anytime between Friday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, March 3.  More...

Editorial

Bill would stop telemarketing calls that harass residents

Beyond the Headlines

I don’t think I’ll be alone in saying I receive about half dozen to a dozen calls daily from telemarketers and scammers. Most of the time they are robocalls and not from Maine based businesses. More...

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Library Links

Last Friday night I went with a friend to Four Legged Freedom Rescue to meet two cats he was thinking of fostering. I like all animals, but would consider myself a dog person, having rescued, trained and fostered dogs for most of my adult life.  More...

Birthdays

Feb. 21: Happy birthday Dad (Jon Bedard), love ya, Lilly and Michael.  Feb. 22: Happy 5th birthday Granddaughter Lucie Grace, love always, Gramma and Grampa Binette.  More...

Effort begins to include voters in primaries

BIDDEFORD – For those curious about opening Maine’s primaries to unenrolled voters, Open Primaries Maine is hosting an informational meeting 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday Feb. 28, at Dirigo Brewing on Pearl Street.  More...

Solar panels go up at OOB chamber

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Following the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness by the planning board, the installation of solar panels on the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce building has begun.  More...

News

Despite resident survey, city chooses to wait on fix

SACO – As another portion of road in Camp Ellis was swept away this winter by tides, the city of Saco maintains that a better solution exists to the jetty problem than what is proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers.  More...

Thornton athletes break records at championships

Records fell frequently Monday at the Class A indoor track championships as eight Class A records were set — two by athletes who are nationally ranked — while the Cheverus girls and Scarborough boys cruised to team titles. More...

Anniversary

Carl and Nancy Rabida of Biddeford are celebrating their 50th anniversary Thursday, Feb. 21. They met and married in Biddeford. More...

Obituaries

James Paul

James Edward Paul of Biddeford, formerly of Kennebunk, died Feb. 10, 2019, at home in the loving care of his family.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Health

TOTAL well-being

The best (and worst) foods for heart health More...