November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Biddeford recycles more than projected

BIDDEFORD – In its first four months, the city’s new payto throw solid waste disposal and recycling program has been paying dividends. More...

News

The Maine Way marks 10 years in housing options

BIDDEFORD – Health and Welfare Director Vicky Edgerly had attended a lot of meetings concerning the city’s rising homeless population. More...

Photo sale benefits Center for Wildlife

Several rivers and a creek join together at Pine Point where they empty into the Atlantic. At low tide there are lots of exposed mudflats that brings two things, clammers and shorebirds. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 13: Happy fourth birthday Landon Cashman from your mom, dad and brother. Nov. 21: Happy birthday Joe Cummings from GMACC . . . happy birthday Louise Walker from BPS. More...

Letters

The way it is

To the editor:   Old Orchard Beach is one of the smallest communities in the state of Maine. More...

Candidate will continue

To the editor:   To all who encouraged my candidacy for Ward 1 Biddeford councilor, a heartfelt thank you for you support. More...

Obituaries

Abain Morris Demers

Abain Morris Demers of Biddeford died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Scarborough. He was born in Berlin, N.H., Oct 11, 1922. A celebration of life was Friday, Nov. 15 at St. Louis Alumni Hall, 649 Elm St. in Biddeford. Burial was Saturday, Nov. More...

City settles with paper

BIDDEFORD – City officials have reached a settlement agreement with Mainely Media LLC in regards to a dispute about an executive session the city council entered into on April 29. More...

Family still going strong after loss

SACO – A family that once struggled financially to provide care for their sons with Huntington’s disease has become involved with nonprofits to help others who experience similar challenges.   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

Born with the fire

When children are asked what they plan to be when they grow up, the answer is often, “Superman,” or, “a firefighter.” Of the two, a firefighter is probably the more realistic career option, but only a brave few follow through. More...

Community News

Community News

University College at Saco to host information session   More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Divided hearts

Warning: The following proposal is probably unconstitutional. Implementing it could have unpleasant consequences, including, but not limited to, electoral irregularity, inability to digest change and death at the polls. More...

Library Links

Another festival to remember

For the ninth year in a row, Dyer Library and Saco Museum, courtesy of myriad hardworking volunteers, are putting on holiday finery and kicking the Christmas season off early.  More...

Beyond the Headlines

Freshman legislator gives overview

A year ago this month, Saco elected me to the Maine House as its youngest member with the hope of reforming Augusta and to fight for the interests of our community. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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