September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Blog post about parking garage stirs up community

BIDDEFORD – A recent comment on a blog post by Pepperell Mill Campus General Manager Scott Joslin has caused controversy in the debate about a proposed parking garage on the campus.  More...

News

Impressive

Elvis Presley impersonator Donald Bolduc, pictured above in an outfit his mother made for him, has been posing as the King of Rock and Roll for at least 10 years. More...

Focus on Wildlife

Photo sales benefit animal shelter

The red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is probably one of the most recognizable hawks both visually and through its signature screech. It is also, arguably, the most common hawk in North America.  More...

Biddeford mayor sends ‘Parking Garage II’

The following is an email from Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant sent Aug. 26 to constituents titled, “Parking Garage II.” It appears here, unedited.  “Good Evening:  More...

Letters

Mayor shouldn’t be unhappy with contract

To the editor:   The current frenzy over the contract with Thornton Academy that was created as part of the withdrawal process is completely misplaced and misinformed.  More...

Not looking forward to what future holds

To the editor:   Syria.  More...

Thank God for EWTN

To the editor:   More...

NRA course attracts women

BIDDEFORD – A local martial arts training company offers a variety of courses for women and gun owners to learn more about keeping themselves safe. Kosho Karate owner Bryan LaBrecque, a former U.S. More...

New position will keep track of city students

BIDDEFORD – With school underway, Superintendent Jeremy Ray said students and parents will notice changes this year designed to improve learning and increase community involvement. 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

In the News

In the News

Masons draw groups from all over   More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Freedom ain’t free

I never knew the Maine Heritage Policy Center was such a fan of former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci. Until recently, the right-wing think tank had appeared unrelentingly critical of Baldacci’s policies.  More...

Library Links

The story of a symbol

Americans tend to find summer to be a particularly patriotic time of year. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les parfums de mon enfance

Nous sommes tous dotés de cinq sens, le goût, l’ouïe, le toucher, la vue et l’odorat. Ils sont tous importants dans la vie et nous grandissons avec le développement graduel et le raffinement des cinq sens. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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