September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Untouched budget back to voters

BIDDEFORD – Councilors voted down reductions and changes from the school committee’s proposals and are asking voters to come out to the polls on Sept. 20 for the school budget referendum  More...

News

Dogs will have reign of beaches in Saco

But council votes that canines must be leashed

SACO - Councilors found a compromise to a heavily debated proposal by allowing dogs to stay on city beaches with a few stipulations. During the Saco City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. More...

See work of Saco painter at Dyer Library through month

See paintings by Robert Dunn through Friday, Sept. 28, at Dyer Library on Main Street in Saco. A resident of Saco, Dunn moved to Maine from Connecticut in 2005 together with his wife, Barbara and their three cats.  More...

BHS project comes in way under budget

BIDDEFORD – With the new school year underway, many are wondering how Biddeford students will adapt to changes at the high school and when construction will be finished.  As of the Monday, Aug. More...

Letters

Let’s support city’s greatest assets: teachers

To the editor:   Let’s take a look at look at the real impact of this school budget referendum process. Schools are starting the year with few supplies. Budgeted items cannot be ordered. More...

Reading program a success at McArthur

To the editor:   McArthur Library would like to publicly thank the many generous businesses that donated prizes and helped make our annual summer reading program another success.  More...

Things to Do

Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 6 Breast cancer survivors support group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., every other Thursday, SMMC Webber Building, second floor conference room, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-7805. More...

Pastor never left unattended with children

BIDDEFORD – A pastor who works with homeless residents has resigned from a local mission in downtown Biddeford after being charged with possessing child pornography. More...

Weekend dedicated to POWs/MIAs

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Anyone who travels on the Maine Turnpike knows on Friday afternoons the northbound section between York and Biddeford/Saco can be crowded as tourists stream into the state, but on Friday, Sept. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Saco author leads the way for women

Saco resident Tracey Collins believes there is bright future for women in the workplace and hopes one of her projects can unlock the potential of female entrepreneurs.  Collins is the co-author and previous chief creative officer of SmartGirls W More...

In the News

In the News

Crash kills one   BIDDEFORD – A speeding car leaving the University of New England left one person dead and another charged with manslaughter, as well as a felony charge for operating under the influence.   More...

Community News

Community News

College offers 18- credit program   More...

Wedding

The wedding of Jessica Maguire and Nicholas Vance was held at 5 p.m. on Aug. 27 at Greenwood Mountain Inn in Hebron. Pastor Ramsey Tripp officiated at the ceremony. Music for the ceremony was provided by the Affordable Elegance String Trio. Mrs. More...

Never forget

The Alumni Band and Italian Heritage Center Concert Band will perform their annual 9/11 Remembrance Concert at First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. More...