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News

There’s no place like Altrusa

Members of Altrusa International Biddeford-Saco participated in Relay for Life of York County on June 17, raising $5,005 to fight cancer and support ACS patient support programs. More...

Legal Service Directory

Webb Law Firm   Attorney John Webb of the Webb Law Firm defends citizens accused in Maine of engaging in criminal activity. Our mission is to protect your constitutional rights and deliver the best legal defense available. More...

Notre Dame to come down

As of Monday, June 26, the back of the former Notre Dame building had begun to be demolished. More demolition was expected to continue later in the week. (Drone image courtesy of Brian Keely) More...

Community News

Etz Chaim to host opera singer

An evening with Rebecca Comerford, an opera singer and co-founder of the Ojai Youth Opera Company, will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 6 at Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford.  More...

Engine exhibit will focus on embroidery

Engine’s upcoming opening Friday, June 30, “Current Events,” features work by Harpswell artist Cynthia Davis. More...

AMVETS in Biddeford set goal

Earlier this month the Department of Maine AMVETS convened its annual state convention. More...

Letters

Support ranked choice voting

To the editor:   I am writing in support of ranked choice voting, which was passed by Mainers last November in the second largest “Yes” vote on a referendum in our state’s history.  More...

Taskforce works on strategy

BIDDEFORD – The Downtown Task Force Committee began discussing recommendations to the city council as part of its overall plan for developing downtown.  More...

Intersection to be tweaked

BIDDEFORD – Construction on the intersection of Adams and Main Street is scheduled to begin either this fall or next spring to address safety concerns downtown.  More...

Run for Cash: It’s not the end, but a new beginning

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Old Orchard Beach has made a name for itself, outside of its summer tourism reputation, as a military friendly community.  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

Another Chance Animal Rescue

This super sweet girl is approximately 5 years old, is very loving and purrs constantly. Cali has done well around other cats and should be fine with respectful children and dogs. More...

Birthdays

June 29: Happy 60th anniversary Mom and Dad (Albert and Pauline Fortier), we love you, Lynn, Robb, Jacob, Kayla and Sarah.  July 1: Happy anniversary Skip and Linda Keene from GMACC.   More...

Run For Cash a success

Rennee Fournier and Kyle Littlefield run the last stretch before the finish line. More...

Editorial

Ranked-choice voting stymied by status quo

Beyond the Headlines

It was a sad week in Augusta. A minority of the House of Representatives may have killed ranked choice voting in Maine. More...

Maine solar policy is changing for the better

Legislative Lowdown

Some parts of Maine’s solar economy are working well and other parts are just barely limping along. That’s why, together with Sen. Tom Saviello of Franklin County, I am sponsoring legislation to stabilize Maine’s solar markets. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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