November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Focus on Wildlife

The American red squirrel is smaller than the more familiar Eastern gray squirrel, but it’s also far noisier. This is probably because they are a bit more territorial and less cosmopolitan. More...

Bir thdays

Nov. 17: Happy anniversary Roger and Sandy Bergeron from GMACC. Nov. 19: Happy birthday Margaret Monroe from GMACC.  More...

Recounts linger in Saco elections

SACO – A former four-term state legislator, Don Pilon, won the race for mayor over Ward 1 City Councilor David Tripp, and the outcomes for at least three city council seats remain unresolved as recounts have been requested. More...

Letters

Give thanks for friends, shelter and those who care

To the editor:   More...

Votes mean ‘the world’ to mayoral candidate

To the editor:  I want to send big hugs and kisses to my supporters for all these years. I did what you asked of me and the results were that 30 percent of registered voters turned out. More than 1,000 votes means the world to me. More...

Candidate applauds opponent

To the editor:   I’d like to thank all who came out to vote on Nov. 5, especially the 247 Ward 4 voters for casting their ballots for me.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 14   Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Clothing and free bread to everyone. Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. FMI, call 937-8094. More...

Enough ice to go around?

BIDDEFORD – With the Cumberland County Civic Center closed for renovations, and a new junior hockey team – the Maine Wild – calling the Biddeford Ice Arena its home, demand for the facility has increased. More...

Manifest destiny

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – She would only identify herself by her first name – Margaret. 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

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Where were you when I needed you?

The Bangor Daily News ran an editorial saying U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the Democrats’ gubernatorial candidate, is “brave” to announce he’s gay.  He isn’t.  More...

Library Links

A better place to live

Sometimes when I sit down to write this column, there is a carousel of ideas in my brain that I must force to stop, settling on one for further exposition. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Mon enfance alors qu’on m’appelait ‘séssé’

Aujourd’hui on entend parler souvent de ce qu’on nomme en anglais “bullying.” On appelle ça en français “brimades,” terme pour désigner les épreuves subis par les jeunes soldats ou les jeunes élèves imposés par les More...

Word on the Street

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

“We all have to stop and pause and thank all the people who have gone before us, and enjoy the day.” – Robert Regan, Kennebunk, Vietnam War veteran More...