May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Children pose issue at dog park

BIDDEFORD – The Dog Park Committee is hoping to avoid banning children under 12 from the city’s only dog park by initiating a public education campaign. More...

Neighbors

Officials consider merging fire, police

BIDDEFORD – Officials last week heard from a consultant on what the mayor called a “hybrid” proposal to combine the city’s police and fire departments to create one public safety department.  The workshop was held Wednesd More...

Patrons give Bebe’s Burritos a warm send off

BIDDEFORD – After more than 15 years as a downtown mainstay, Bebe’s Burritos & Cantina closed its doors at 140 Main St., celebrating the end of a chapter with a farewell party Saturday, May 16.  More...

Facebook and the investigation

Biddeford native Matt Lauzon says, “We are in the midst of change” concerning the role of technology and the justice system.  More...

Health

Exercise benefits the brain, too

Regular exercise can benefit the body in many ways, helping men and women maintain healthier weights and lower their risks for developing potentially deadly diseases. More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best inhome services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

MassageCraft, Headquarters for Injury Specific Work

Do you suffer from pain or injury that keeps you from doing what you enjoy? Let the the experienced staff at MassageCraft put you on the road to recovery. More...

Officer given state sentiment

In 2002, House Legislative Sentiment 852 was entered into the appendix of the legislative record, commending Gaudette for his service as a police officer: “Captain Norman Gaudette, of Biddeford, on the occasion of his retirement after More...

Officers: man who committed suicide was abused

BIDDEFORD – Siblings of a Biddeford man who died in St. Petersburg, Florida as a result of a police shooting in 2002 say their brother, Michael Frenette, confided to them that he had been sexually abused by a Biddeford police officer. More...

‘Corruption continues’

Public access volunteer won’t release video from forum for supporters of victims

BIDDEFORD – State Sen. David Dutremble and others are upset that a public access volunteer who filmed a forum about recent sexual assault allegations refuses to release the video.  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

Community News

Pinwheels exhanged for help

Williams Court Park Extension on the corner of South and Green streets in Biddeford is nearing completion. The grass is growing and the Neighborhood Lantern has been positioned on its new pole. More...

Bank donates to free clinic

The Biddeford Free Clinic, which provides outpatient medical care and prescription medication to low-income adults and children without insurance, received a $3,000 donation from Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.  More...

Art Walk is next Friday

The Biddeford, Saco ArtWalk will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 29 in downtown Biddeford and Saco. For a complete listing of venues, visit www.biddefordsacoartwalk.com. More...

Editorial

Library Links

Close of energy challenge nears

This is the press release we put out during the winter: “The Dyer Library and Saco Museum announced today that the organization has received a generous grant of $100,000 from the Next Generation Foundation to provide funds for updating the libr More...

Beyond the Headlines

Scholarships for success

Some might call it a simple piece of paper, but it’s often needed to even be considered for employment at many places of business. Yes, a college degree. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Le temps des lilas de ma jeunesse

Lorsque je songe à un autre sujet pour mes rubriques, car je suis presque rendu “à corde” comme on le dit chez nous, je tente de penser à quelque chose qui m’avait touché sensiblement alors que je grandissais à Biddeford, soit un pa More...