June 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Former BPD detective files defamation suit

BIDDEFORD – A lawsuit has been filed in York County Superior Court by former police captain Norman Gaudette, who is alleging defamation of character by former detective Terry Davis. More...

Public forces Biddeford city officials to listen

BIDDEFORD – One 12-yearold resident of the city wants the mayor to know that its people “are more expensive than money.”  More...

First in flight

Local business lands state’s first commercial ‘drone’ license

CAPE PORPOISE — As four plastic blades spun to life, Bill Lord gave a final check of the GPS coordinates on the iPad mini in his hands. Then, manipulating twin levers on the attached control unit, he ordered the drone to lift.  More...

Letters

Dayton candidate could bring down budget

To the editor:   The town of Dayton election for the next selectmen is Tuesday, June 9 and I hope that you will give serious consideration to elect Jarod Harriman as the next selectman.  More...

RSU 23 superintendent, board, present budget

To the editor:   On Tuesday, June 9, residents of Old Orchard Beach will go to the polls to vote on the proposed 2015-2016 Regional School Unit 23 school budget.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, June 4   Sunrise Bible study, 6 to 7 a.m., New Beginning Christian Mission, 137 Main St., Biddeford. Bring Bible. Coffee provided.  More...

Bayview spots now metered

SACO – A seasonal parking permit system has been instituted at Bayview Beach as an extension of the same policy that has been in place at Camp Ellis for several years.  Interim City Administrator Cheryl Fournier said the council approved t More...

New man comes forward; officer’s reprimands detailed

BIDDDEFORD – Another man has come forward with allegations of sexual abuse against former police sergeant Stephen Dodd. 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

Birthdays

June 8: Happy birthday Janet Michael Headley from GMACC . . . happy anniversary Jim and Pat Seward from GMACC. June 9: Happy birthday Barbara Lewison from GMACC. More...

Community News

Walk for Life is this weekend

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The second annual Walk for Life will be held this weekend to raise funds for the New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center, a faith-based center located on Washington Street that provides resources for pregnancy and parenting. More...

CruiseOne aids swab campaign

CruiseOne franchise owners Jennifer Amnott and Keith Belanger have partnered with international nonprofit organization Delete Blood Cancer DKMS to host a “Swab Voyage” benefit cruise that will raise funds in the work they do to inspire pe More...

Church meetings to plan for future

Second Congregational Church will hold a strategic planning workshop on the future of the church from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.  The event includes a pot luck lunch; note ingredients for allergy concerns. More...

Editorial

Yard sale season

Beyond the Headlines

A benefit to the warm weather is the ability to buy, sell and barter with your neighbors. Yes, I’m referring to yard (or garage) sales. It’s helpful not to have mounds of snow piles. Remember those?  More...

Turn your child into a super reading hero

Invisibility and X-ray vision are debatably among the coolest of the superpowers; however, they have nothing on reading. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La créativité dès mon bas âge

Plusieurs lecteurs/lectrices me demandent où je pêche toutes mes idées. Je leur dis que ça sort de ma mémoire et de mon imagination. More...