February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Focus on Wildlife

Sponsor flying squirrel

Though they do not hibernate, flying squirrels seek out warm, dark and quiet places to spend the winter huddled together in groups. More...

Bill that would help Camp Ellis should pass

SACO – A bill sponsored by Sen. More...

Bill could give edge to students who work in state

SACO – Rep. Justin Chenette (D-Saco) said a bill he cosponsored has passed the House and Senate unanimously and awaits Gov. Paul LePage’s signature.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Did Biddeford council violate initiative?

BIDDEFORD – City councilors voted to send a citizeninitiated question about downtown parking meters before voters in November, but detractors say the measure does not reflect residents’ intent.  More...

50+ Club director has new role

Club will hold first senior expo

BIDDEFORD – After 11 years as program director for Biddeford’s 50+ Club, an outreach program of the city’s recreation department, Debbie Lizotte is giving up her position on April 4 and will be replaced by Ed Mann, the club’s 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


Laser show artist has bright future

The water in a glass ripples slightly, the table it is sitting on vibrates. The floor pulses with a strong bass beat, filling the house. Down the stairs from this kitchen is a basement filled with sound and light. More...

Community News

Community News

UNE recognizes anniversary The University of New England’s College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speaking on the campus with “50 Years of Progress and the Challenges that Remai More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Legally blind

I’m not saying the city of Portland has the worst lawyers in existence.  More...

Beyond the Headlines

Rediscovering downtowns in our communities

One stroll down Main Street Saco and you are transported back. There is something special about seeing your neighbor at the post office that makes you feel connected to something larger than yourself (or your smartphone).  More...

Library Links

Library is fortunate to have connection with authors

“Writers aren’t exactly people...they’re a whole lot of people trying to be one person.”  – F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)   What makes an author? Who are the people behind the books that you enjoy? More...