April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Classic grows to sold-out status from modest revival

KENNEBUNK/BIDDEFORD — As city resident Jen Small jogged down the Eastern Train in Biddeford Monday, March 16, the path, just beginning to thaw from its deep freeze, barely registered an impression. More...

Honor Roll

Biddeford High School, term two

Grade 12   More...

Governor to speak in Saco on budget

Gov. Paul LePage will visit York County for a town hall meeting to answer questions about his tax reform and relief plan 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Students showcase advocacy

Young people get a bad rap sometimes, especially students. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les femmes que j’ai connues en grandissant (2me volet)

Qui d’autre? Alors, il y avait tante Alice qui avait marié l’oncle Conrad, l’Irlandaise, comme on l’appelait . More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The women I knew while growing up

(part two)  By Norman Beaupré   More...

Obituaries

Herbert P. Billett

Herbert P. Billett, 87, of Biddeford Pool, passed away at his home on March 19, 2015.  He was born in Burnham, Pennsylvania Sept. 11, 1927, a son of the late Russell and Flo Manbeck Billett.  More...

Sr. Cecilia R. Saluzzi

Sr. Cecilia R. Saluzzi, 70, of Biddeford, died Dec. 10, 2014, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a brief illness.  More...

Disc golf allowed to be developed in Saco

SACO – Disc golfers won the approval of the Maine Supreme Court March 17, when the court affirmed two decisions of the Saco Zoning Board of Appeals in (Fitanides v. City of Saco.)  More...

Saco hires new super

SACO – The Saco School Board appointed Maine School Administrative District 53 Superintendent Dominic DePatsy to be Saco’s next superintendent, effective July 1. More...

Neighbors to decide on kennels

KENNEBUNK — Officials in Kennebunk say they expect some residents to howl over a proposed zoning change, bound for June’s annual town meeting warrant, which would allow dog breeders to set up shop on as little as 1 acre of land.   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

Bir thdays

April 3: Happy Anniversary Dave and Debbie Tanguay from GMACC.  April 9: Happy birthday Sandy Bergeron from GMACC.  More...

Community News

Firefighters to host show

Biddeford Career Firefighters will host the annual “Night of Laughs” comedy show at 7 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at the Biddeford Middle School Performing Arts Center, 335 Hill St. More...

UNE to host performance

“Dirty Deeds at the Depot,” also known as “Professor Mack’s Miracle Elixir of Life,” will be held by the UNE Players at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 at City Theater on Main Street in Biddeford. More...

Professor to speak at group

Sarah Gorham, a professor at University of New England, is bringing art therapy to the Southern Maine Chronic Pain Support Group at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the hospitality room at The Pines in Ocean Park. It is open to the public and free. More...

Letters

The good old days, then and now

To the editor:   When I was young, we lived on Ray Street in Biddeford. Old Orchard Beach was a family town.  When my father would tell me that on Saturday we would take the trolley and go to the beach, I was excited. More...

Manager should come from within

To the editor:   Our current City Manager, Mr. John Bubier, and Biddeford School Superintendent Jeremy Ray have reined in spending as much as possible. More...

Postal workers did outstanding job

To the editor:  Before this winter fades too deep into our memory banks, I would like to extend appreciation for the U.S. Postal Service here in Biddeford.  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, April 2

Total joint replacement education class, 1 to 2:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. To register, call 283-1126.  Study of acts of the apostles, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. More...

Friday, April 3

Good Friday service, 7 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 498 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. Message will be by the Rev. Nicholas Foss.  Good Friday service, 12:10 p.m., service of lessons; 7 p.m. More...

Saturday, April 4

State budget forum, 10 a.m. to noon, Saco City Hall, with Sen. Linda Valentino, Rep. Barry Hobbins and Rep. Justin Chenette. Postponed from March.  More...