May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatboys’ bad press unwarranted, says councilor

BIDDEFORD – City Councilor David Bourque, who owns Fatboys Saloon, a bar that opened just last week, said he is “amazed” by the amount of bad press his new business is receiving.  More...

News

New law would require community service to graduate

SACO – At age 22, Rep. Justin Chenette (D-Saco) is one of the youngest people to ever serve in the Maine Legislature. More...

Little League kicks off in Biddeford

President Dan Michaud helps unfold the American flag with players representing teams Moody’s Collision and Biddeford Savings. (Jason Morneau photo) More...

‘Cats’ culminates with sold out performances

SACO – For five days, the curtain at the Harry P. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

The price you pay

Want to pay less in taxes? Start by paying more.  I know, that reads like a line from the Democratic Party’s state platform, but it’s not. In fact, it’s a concept supported by, among others, Republican Gov. Paul LePage.  More...

Library Links

Here for you for 150 years

Do you remember the Civil War? No? Me neither. Clearly, the country was a very different place then though, right? Although in Biddeford, one thing remains the same. There was a library then too.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Sunday, May 5    More...

Things to Do

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Mil rate up, MERC to blame

BIDDEFORD – City Councilor Melissa Bednarowski, who voted against the city’s buyout of Maine Energy Recovery Co.’s trash incinerator, said the sale is now having an impact on property taxes – something she said the mayor and o More...

Airport grant questioned

By Ben Meiklejohn Staff Writer   BIDDEFORD – City officials have come under fire in regards to a $58,546 grant it received in 2011 from the Federal Aviation Administration for environmental mitigation at the municipal airport.  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

Ballet board member balances roles

He’s a state-licensed athletic trainer certified with the National Athletic Trainers Association and for 10 years he worked at Thornton Academy, the school he graduated from, traveling to games on nights, weekends and holidays to help athletes More...

Community News

Community News

March for Babies is May 4   Local families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies Saturday, May 4 at Young School in Saco. More...

Helping out

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Letters

Man was institution at Alex Pizza

To the editor:   Bob Cote’s retirement marks the end of a bygone era. One filled with genuine quality and old-fashioned charm. He is the face of Alex Pizza and a community icon personifying hard work, loyalty and dedication. More...

Join in National Day of Prayer

To the editor:   As we draw closer to this year’s National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2, I want to take this opportunity to share the importance of gathering together in churches, synagogues, schools, parks and other venues to interced More...

Remember when politicians were trusted?

To the editor:  Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.   More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

If you were able to jump in a time machine and visit any time period in history, what would it be?

“The 1970s or 80s would be my choice for multiple reasons. Mostly for the music and that is when skateboarding had it’s start.” – Richie Mathieu, Biddeford More...