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Thornton opens STEM Center to public

SACO – For more than 200 years, Thornton Academy has built classrooms, office space and dormitories as the school expanded and grew to become one of the largest high schools in the state.  The latest addition to the school was unveiled to More...

It’s a quick fix for Biddeford ladder truck

BIDDEFORD – Truck 32 has been out of commission for two weeks for repairs and is due to rejoin the fire department’s fleet this week.  More...

Community News

Join daylong event in Biddeford, Saco

The cities of Biddeford and Saco will host the Two Cities: One River Bridge dedication and celebration Saturday, Sept. 19.  More...

Veterans group moves to Biddeford from Sanford

Joe Armstrong, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, announced that Chapter 1044 will relocate its meeting place to the American Legion Post 26, located at 508 Elm St. in Biddeford, effective by Sunday, Oct. 4. More...

BHS, UNE announce academic partnership

The Biddeford School Department was scheduled this week to announce a partnership with the University of New England by which Biddeford High School students can earn college credits – enough to supplant their entire freshman year at UNE – More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Some neighbors upset at prospect of beach sewer plant

BIDDEFORD – The University of New England Board of Trustees is considering a proposal to build a sewer treatment plant at the Hills Beach edge of campus where student housing was once located.  More...

Saco is next to pursue sex offender ordinance

BIDDEFORD/SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Saco may soon join Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach in restricting where registered sex offenders may live.  More...

Chiarian determined to make event a success

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The annual Conquer Chiari Walk Across America in southern Maine will be held for the first time in York County. The eighth annual event, to be held Saturday, Sept. 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

Cool at school

Kayleigh Keely, left, and Elaina Paquette, are both fourthgraders at Biddeford Intermediate School. (Molly Lovell-Keely photos) More...

Meeting the challenge

Twenty special needs boys and girls from surrounding communities participated in the Biddeford Little League Challenger Division this summer, managed by Nathan Poore. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Jessie is a shepherd mix, about 8 months old. She is a love and is great with other dogs and people of all shapes and sizes. She is crate-trained, housetrained and submissive to older, bigger dogs. More...

Editorial

Blood: precious liquid of life

Beyond the Headlines

Giving back is pretty open ended. It means something different for each person you mention it to. More...

Shelves and stories

Library Links

Do you have a stack of books in a to-read pile and perhaps more than one such pile scattered around your home? More...

Correction

In last week's article, "Ballots are finalized," the following races for seats in Saco should have been described as follows:  More...