November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

From Pepperell’s past

World War II honor roll a new fixture in downtown Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – An important piece of Biddeford’s history has been recovered and will be rededicated this weekend during the city’s Veterans Day events.  More...

News

Spirits still alive in downtown Biddeford Mills

We have both heard many stories about spirits that haunt the buildings in downtown Biddeford’s Pepperell Mill Campus and we always wondered if they were true. More...

Politics & otherMistakes

Hand shakes and middle fingers

The campaign is over. It’s time to get gussied up for Maine’s premiere political awards show. Pull the fancy duds out of storage and cover up any moth holes with duct tape and Bondo. More...

Le grenier de souvenance de Norman

Le Petit Garcon Bleu

“Le petit garçon bleu” est une histoire tirée de l’anthologie de Normand Beaupré, Voix Francophones de chez nous – contes et histories, Llumina Press, 2009. More...

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Veterans Day parade features special stop

Veterans Day is the official U.S. holiday to honor our armed service veterans. What better way to celebrate than to come to downtown Biddeford and watch the annual Veterans Day parade. This year’s parade is 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. More...

Obituaries

Deaths

“Millie” G. “Magella” Cantara, 97, of Biddeford, died Nov. 1, 2012, at St. Andre’s Healthcare in Biddeford. She was born in Biddeford June 6, 1915, to Celestin and Alphonsine (Goulet) Gobeil.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What issues were most important during the election?

“I’m voting because I don’t want Romney in office and will be voting on the Yes on 1 ballot initiative that supports marriage equality” – Scott Tarbox, Acton More...

Winter market kicks off

SACO – Paul Lorrain’s Jeep sports the vanity license plate KOMPOST, a tribute to the fertilizer that helps him grow his crops and produce for the annual Saco River Winter Market.  More...

Kerrymen Pub to re-open this week

SACO – For the past five months, Meghan Kerry, her father John and many other members of their extended family have worked to rebuild their business, The Kerrymen Pub.  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

Woman connects ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’

Sue Rowan, the community development manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters in York County, knows sometimes the greatest gift someone can give is their time. More...

Births

From Southern Maine Medical Center   Olivia Grace Brown was born Oct. 15, 2012, to Timothy and Jamie (Therrien) Brown of Biddeford. Grandparents are Steven and Linda Wood of Saco, Jeff McInnes of Acton and Robert and Sandra Brown of Waterboro. More...

Let’s Get Cruisin’

End of season?

A couple Saturdays ago was a bit rainy in Maine, so I opted to go to a car show at Shaker Village in Canterbury, N.H. I had washed ol’ Hank on Friday even though I knew it would rain on Saturday. More...

Community News

Community News

Brothers to perform concert at McArthur Library Nov. 18   The Dumais Brothers will perform a free concert at McArthur Library in Biddeford at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.  More...

Letters

Water Street in Saco needs help

To the editor:   In regards to the Water Street situation, once again, the city council has put the safety of residents on the back burner.  More...

Only straight people can put up signs here

To the editor:   Vote no on 1 signs evidently cannot be placed on Cascade Road. I and my friends placed signs there and they are gone. You can see the caliber of people we are dealing with. More...

Watchdog group will keep eye on city

To the editor:   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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