October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mill tenant served eviction notice, but no hard feelings

BIDDEFORD – Antique collector and industrial historian George Collord III, of Portland, has been served a seven-day notice to quit occupying Building 36 of the Pepperell Mill Campus.  More...

Neighbors

For a good cause

Wendy Harris of Biddeford, right, buys a ticket from volunteer Lori Haskell during the Ever After Mustang show at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach Saturday. (Kevin A Byron photo) More...

Mustangs reign

Top, Remington, a mustang from Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford, gives a 1965 Ford Mustang the once over while handler Lydia Boothby looks on during Saturday's exhibition at The Ball Park Satur More...

Births

From Southern Maine Health Care.  Vivian Nicole Bourque was born Aug. 24, 2015, to Jonathan and Melissa (Martin) Bourque of Arundel. Grandparents are Richard and Nora Martin of Biddeford and Marc and Jacqueline Bourque of Biddeford.   More...

Letters

Sound of dying animals is too much for reader

To the editor:   Once more, I am asking for your help with a difficult situation.  More...

Candidate for mayor is always present

To the editor:   It is important for all Saco citizens to vote in the next municipal election. The people you elect in local elections have a direct impact on the quality of life in your community.  More...

Vacationer nabbed again with parking ticket in OOB

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Active veterans group moves to Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – The American Legion Post 26 has opened its doors to another veterans group and is hoping to better support veterans and their families by collaborating on projects with Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044. More...

Dredge projects to be decided

BIDDEFORD – The Army Corps of Engineers is submitting proposals for federal funding of two dredging maintenance projects on the Saco River and one at Wood Island by Biddeford Pool. 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

Biddeford Ball to raise money for city’s mill museum

The second annual Biddeford Ball will take place inside the lobby of Building 13 of the Pepperell Mill Campus in downtown Biddeford Saturday, Oct. 3.  More...

Thornton students named National Merit semifinalists

Thornton Academy announced that a number of students have won national academic honors, including National Merit Scholar semifinalist awards and AP Scholar awards.  More...

Climate change discussion is Oct. 20

GrowSmart Maine will host its 2015 annual meeting, “Community Solutions to a Changing Climate” 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Editorial

Searching worldwide for ideas to reduce energy costs

I’m very focused on reducing Maine’s energy costs. That’s one of the primary reasons I signed up, at my own expense, to join a recent legislative delegation to Denmark. More...

Fall brings new programs to Libby Library

The signs of fall are all around us, from the cooler evenings to the leaves changing color. Fall also brings a cornucopia of new programs and activities to Libby Memorial Library in Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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