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Allegations made against officer are similar

BIDDEFORD – A man who found himself at odds with the Biddeford Police Department and Maine Attorney General’s Office for what he said were decades has shared his story of alleged abuse by a former police officer – an officer against More...

Holy week walk

The Cornerstone United Methodist Church Holy Friday Cross Walk procession crosses Nott Street on its way up North Avenue In Saco Friday afternoon. (Kevin A. Byron photos) More...

Community News

Second Congregational Church need Singers

BIDDEEFORD – Second Congregational Church has put out a call for musicians that church officials hope will do much more than fill their sanctuary with notes and beats.A five-part concert series that begins in May will raise money for a long list of r More...

Library to host Fresh Air Fund volunteers

Join volunteer leaders at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 in the Community Room at McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St. in Biddeford, to learn about The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program. More...

Camp for artists goes all week in downtown Biddeford

Engine’s Makers Camp invites artists, designers, engineers and scientists ages 7 to 11 to participate from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Residents to attend meeting, demand anwers

Biddeford residents will address council about abuse allegations against former officers; Stephen Dodd, one of the accused, obtains local legal counsel

By Ben Meiklejohn  Staff Writer     BIDDEFORD – A group of people say they plan to attend the city council meeting Tuesday, April 21 to address recent allegations of child sex abuse that have surfaced against tw More...

Abuse alleged against second officer

BIDDEFORD – A local man is telling his story about being abused by a Biddeford police officer in hopes that it will help another man’s plight for justice.  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

Strong armed

It was standing room only at Champions Sports  Bar in Biddeford as arm wrestlers from all over  New England competed in the World Armwrestling League qualifier tournament  More...

Concert with Robert Sarazin Blake

A concert with Robert Sarazin Blake will be held 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the WonderBar Restaurant, 12 Washington St., Biddeford, to benefit area food pantries. More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Loki was saved from a southern shelter where he had been seized in a cruelty investigation. Once he was released after the investigation, our rescue partners saved him because he was so very sweet. More...

Editorial

Spring brings new life to Libby Library in OOB

It‘s hard to believe around this time a few years ago, Old Orchard Beach came very close to losing it’s library. The town is currently going without, but for a much better reason. More...

Letters

The ‘left’ doesn’t get it

Regarding the April 2 town hall meeting hosted by Gov. More...

Articles help victims

To the editor:   More...

Lesson is not learned

To the editor:   Mr. Justin Chenette’s lesson from a story of children solving the problem of styrofoam plates in the school cafeteria is lost on him (“Students showcase advocacy,” April 2 Courier).  More...