July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Saco residents: Expect new fees at transfer station

SACO – By a narrow margin the city council approved the implementation of a fee schedule for the transfer station on Foss Road. More...

Neighbors

Firehouse Hoosiers go the distance

West Kennebunk United Methodist Church was used this past week in a way it never has been before, hosting nearly a dozen people from South Bend, Indiana, who bedded down on its hard wooden benches.  More...

Fire displaces 16 residents

An eight-unit condominium building caught fire at 10:35 p.m. on July 7 on Cascade Road in Old Orchard Beach. More...

Mini golf proposed for former rest area

KENNEBUNK — On its third attempt to sell off the old Route 1 rest area on the south side of town, Kennebunk might finally score a hole-in-one. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Ecology School lawsuit

Litigation continues with landlord while school looks ahead

SACO – Although The Ecology School recently received planning board approval to build a new campus on Simpson Road, the school is still embroiled in a lawsuit with current landlords, The Ferry Beach Park Association.  More...

Unit 91 sale expected to be final soon

SACO – The closing on the sale of Unit 91 on Saco Island has been postponed. More...

News

Horses that paint?

From the Heart of a Mustang will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Ever After Mustang Rescue, 463 West St., Biddeford. More...

Community News

Paddle comp aims to raise awareness about erosion

The inaugural Fog Dog Paddle Power Race on Saco Bay will be begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at the access point at the end of Morris Avenue, part of the Ferry Beach Park Association campus.  More...

Ecology School given donation

The Ecology School received a $15,000 donation from the Sam L. Cohen Foundation supporting the expansion of environmental education programs for Biddeford and Saco school systems to the school’s new location at River Bend Farm in Saco.  More...

Backpacks distributed

What began as a project to help local foster children in need of school supplies has ballooned into an initiative that is assisting hundreds of students as far away as Kenya.  More...

Editorial

Fight against ticks needs more federal support

Legislative Lowdown

There’s no better place to go outside in the summer than Maine. We have everything: mountains, lakes, rivers, trails, the ocean and great towns and cities. It’s called Vacationland for a reason. More...

Volunteers, books and museum visit

Library Links

Volunteers! How could we function without all of you very dear, extra-generous people? We have three major fundraising events each year that are completely dependent on the work of volunteers. More...

Birthdays

July 12: Happy birthday Brian Kearns from GMACC . . . happy birthday Jack Morneau, love, Mom, Dad, Sophia, Grammy Nunan, Papoo, Yaha and Grampa Morneau.  More...