November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Hostess strike continues this week

Employees of the Hostess Brands’ Biddeford plant continued to strike outside the building Friday even after the bakery shut down operations.  More...

Church will run food pantry

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet has been working with a committee to explore ways to separate the food pantry functions from the church.  More...

Alan Casavant wins recount

A recount for the House 137 race between Democratic incumbent Alan Casavant and Republican challenger William Guay was scheduled for Monday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. and by 4 p.m. More...

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Gadget guru comes to downtown

If you are interested in gadgets, what is new or just have questions, downtown Biddeford has a show just for you. “The Gift of Gadgets” will be at McArthur Library 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. More...

Letters

Headmaster clarifies school’s position

To the editor:   More...

Candidate honored: thank you, Saco

To the editor:   What seemed like one of the longest election cycles in recent memory is finally over. No more mailers, TV ads, constant phone calls and people knocking at your door – at least for another year or so.  More...

Candidate humbled

To the editor:   I would like to thank everyone in District 4 who voted for me and so many others who supported me with advice, sign making and knocking on those doors … it is because of all of you I am standing here in awe of this great More...

MERC

After release of health report, DEP reminds public of intervenor status

BIDDEFORD – After finding cancercausing substances in downtown, Casella Waste Systems and the city of Biddeford are discussing the results of an environmental assessment on the Maine Energy Recovery Co. property.  More...

Historic win for TA

By Russ Thompson Contributing Writer

PORTLAND – It took just over a minute in the third quarter for the Thornton Academy Trojans to open up a close contest on their way to a 37-23 win over the Lawrence Bulldogs in the Class A State Championship game Nov. 17.  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

Deaths

Ruth C. Grenier, 85, of Biddeford died Nov. 10, 2012, at the home of her daughter after a five-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Births

From Southern Maine Medical Center   Loki Alexander Nichols was born Oct. 25, 2012, to Corry Nichols and Jennifer Helgeson of Saco. More...

Community News

Pets of the Week

Maksim at the Saco River. His owner is Mari Warner of Saco. (Courtesy photo) More...

Community News

Chorus plans show   Tri-City Community Chorus will present “Winterscene” featuring “Bach’s “Sacred Cantata No. 140 – Wachet auf, ruft, uns die stimme” 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Editorial

Politics & otherMistakes

Can’t buy me love

Even though same-sex marriage won in Maine, that doesn’t mean you can jump into bed with just anybody.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What is your favorite Thanksgiving tradition?

“Family of course. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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