October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Former councilor challenges appointee in Ward 3

Richard Rhames is running against City Councilor Stephen St. Cyr, who was appointed to the Ward 3 seat when Brad Cote resigned from the position in March. More...

Two run for only contested seat on Saco School Board

Incumbent school board member Stanley Mozden is running against Theodore Sirois for the Ward 6 seat in the only contested school board race in the city.   Name: Stanley Mozden  Age: 75  More...

Neighbors

Kicking it up when everything else slows down

People and places around town may be slowing down. Stores are wrapping up until the spring, restaurants are cutting back their hours and the carousel is closed. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Ollie is named after the handsome and daring Oliver Queen, also known as Green Arrow. More...

Fair supports hockey boosters

The Thornton Academy Hockey Boosters will hold the 22nd annual Harvest Craft Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 at Thornton Academy’s Linnell Gymnasium in Saco.  More...

Neighboring communities plan for sewer upgrades

OLD ORCHARD BEACH/SACO – Possible upgrades that could mitigate odors from the wastewater treatment plant will be among the subjects to be discussed at an Old Orchard Beach Town Council workshop Wednesday, Oct. More...

Two vie for Biddeford’s top position

Incumbent Mayor Alan Casavant is being challenged by Daniel Parenteau. Name: Alan Casavant Age: 63 Occupation: Retired. Family: Patti Jalbert, wife. More...

Five candidates run for two at-large seats in Biddeford

Melissa Bednarowski, incumbent City Councilor Marc Lessard, Doris McAuliffe, Laura Seaver and Joanne Twomey are all seeking one of the two at-large seats on the Biddeford City Council. The surveys appear in alphabetical order by last name. More...

One candidate tries to unseat incumbent in Ward 4

Terry Belanger is running against incumbent Biddeford City Councilor Robert Quattrone Jr. for the Ward 4 seat. The surveys appear in alphabetical order by last name. 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

Letters

School director clarifies councilor’s statements

To the editor:   At the recent candidates forum in Saco, Councilor Art Tardiff remarked that Saco schools had received $8 million from the city seven years ago and then questioned where that money had gone, and if that money had been used for sc More...

Candidate’s character makes him ideal for mayor

To the editor:   I am writing to urge Saco citizens to support Ron Michaud’s candidacy for mayor.  More...

Biddeford bond questions need more scrutiny

To the editor:   I feel a civic duty to share my insights on the Biddeford bond questions on the Nov. 3 ballot.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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