February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Nearly 200 gather to hear from citizen tax group

SACO – Saco residents packed into the Amtrak station on Main Street to learn where their tax dollars are being spent and how four city departments affect the city’s budget and the taxpayers’ wallets, but Mayor Mark Johnston, who att More...


Bowdoin College teammates sign with Raging Tide

The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League has announced the signing of Bowdoin teammates Sam Canales and Christian Martin.  More...

Host with the most

Raging Tide players need seasonal families

The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide is looking for host families for the upcoming season.  The Raging Tide relies on host families, as about half the players come from all around the country. More...

Police Notes

Biddeford police   Jan. 23  Michael J. Mckeown, 48, of May Street, was issued a summons at 11:03 a.m. at his home for endangering the welfare of a child.  More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Stupid’s song

Here’s a random assortment of stuff that makes me suspect Maine’s IQ is falling faster than its economy:   According to the Bangor Daily News, state Rep. More...

Guest Column

Cliques in today’s society

Today, people are misinterpreted, judged, treated poorly and looked down upon. Not because of past history or bad behavior, but simply because they may have worn sweatpants and gone without make up for the day. More...


David M. Logan

David M. Logan, age 87, of Bradenton, Fla. and Old Orchard Beach, died Jan. 2, 2013. He was born in White River Junction, Vt., son of Robert and Florence (Wilkinson) Logan. More...

‘The video was Liv ... completely’

Proceeds from song to be used for education

SACO – Like many in the community, Brandon Aull was in a state a shock when he heard that 18-year-old Alivia Welch and 19-year-old Derrick Thompson were killed in their Sokokis Road apartment in Biddeford. More...

Town gives OOB library more control

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A memorandum of understanding between the Edith Belle Libby Memorial Library and the Old Orchard Beach City Council that gave the town’s government control of the library’s finances was dissolved.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm


Biddeford Pool resident cares about downtown preservation

Aurelie Wallach has always had a passion for historical buildings. More...



New name for well-known bar

If you’d like to have a drink in a good neighborhood bar or a place to go dancing and meet friends, downtown Biddeford has just the place for you. More...


Saco Withdrawal Committee address public about timeline

Dear Residents of Saco,   More...

Work was not biased

To the editor:   I am a founding member of CARE 23 (Community Actively Researching Education), a growing group of parents and citizens from Dayton, Old Orchard Beach and Saco working to understand and convey the financial and educational impact More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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