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In the Know

OOB increases sub teacher pay   More...

On the way?

This banner promoting the Lincoln Mill redevelopment project on Lincoln Street in Biddeford went up Dec. 4, 2015, after the project was first announced at the end of 2014. More...

Community News

STEM program receives grant

Following on its fall launch of a grades six to 12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Academy, Biddeford School Department received a $25,000 grant from the Cohen Foundation in support of the program. More...

Biddeford gets into holiday spirit

Downtown Biddeford is gearing up for a showcase of pop-up businesses, lighting displays, and retail open houses that will complement the traditional Downtown Holiday Festival in City Square on Friday, Dec. 2.  More...

Saco author to speak at McArthur

Bates College graduate, Maine Teacher of the Year finalist, Thornton Academy faculty member and freelance journalist David Arenstam will be at McArthur Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Letters

Residents wonder if bonds will be used for garage

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Massachusetts resident unhappy with coverage

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Watchdog group cautions residents, officials on budget

To the editor:   Saco Citizens for Sensible Government spent hours reviewing the fiscal year 2017 budget before adoption. Members attempted to make recommendations regarding same. More...

Reviews are mixed for Port trail proposal

KENNEBUNKPORT — A proposed trailhead across town property in Kennebunkport is getting mixed reviews, even though the town would not have to pay for it.  More...

OOB keeps eye on hydrants

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Town Manager Larry Mead has expressed concern over the risks posed by privately owned fire hydrants in Old Orchard Beach. 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

Nov. 26: Happy birthday Donna Murray from Char HOO. Nov. 28: Happy anniversary Pastor Russell and Karalee Giasson from GMACC. Nov.  More...

Helping hand

Volunteers with Rotary District 7780, which includes coastal New Hampshire and southern Maine, load donated mobility devices into a container that will be shipped to Uganda. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Meet Bond, James Bond, to be exact. This incredibly handsome fella is a 9-yearold Sealpoint Siamese who would love nothing more than to find his home for the holidays and forever more. More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Putting the ‘Thanks’ into Thanksgiving

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” - William Arthur Ward  The holidays couldn’t have gotten here fast enough. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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