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News

Tigers to be back at Waterhouse for football season

BIDDEFORD – Football season has begun and Biddeford High School staff members are ready for a homecoming at Waterhouse Field. More...

Teacher spends decades in Biddeford schools

BIDDEFORD – Former teacher and coach Michael Redmond has joined the Sanford School Department after 32 years in Biddeford.  More...

Dance to be held in October

The 13th annual Oldies Benefit Dance is scheduled for 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Eagle’s Hall, 57 Birch St., Biddeford. Ticket sales are limited to 250. Proceeds are going to the Ronald McDonald House of Portland. More...

Letters

Committee to question candidates for governor

To the editor:   What questions would you ask the candidates for governor?  More...

City suffers from lack of communication

To the editor:  “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”  – George Bernard Shaw  More...

Obituaries

Annette R. Lemelin How

Annette R. Lemelin How, 74, of Lewiston, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, at her home in Lewiston.  She was born on July 18, 1943, in Biddeford, a child of  More...

Audrey Milne

Audrey Gillette Milne, 93, passed away on Aug. 3, 2017, at her son Ted’s house.  Audrey was born in Revere Massachusetts on May 27, 1924, daughter of the late Theodore and Ruth (Williams) Gillette. More...

Eyes on the sky

A solar eclipse reached its peak over Maine around 2:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, however its maximum totality was just under 60 percent. More...

Saco farmers face drought conditions

SACO – Farmers throughout Maine are forced to make sacrifices as rainfall has slowed in the latter part of summer. Thirty percent of the state was categorized as being in moderate drought conditions as of Tuesday, Aug. 15. 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

River Jam will feature two days

The Biddeford + Saco River Jam Festival will be held throughout both cities Sept. 15 and 16.  More...

Rescue to unveil new space with open house

It has been four months but the construction of Another Chance Animal Rescue’s new adoption room, intake room and office and isolation room is finally coming to an end. Open houses will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

McArthur experience eclipses all others

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Editorial

Break down the barriers of hate

Beyond the Headlines

It is in these times that I am reminded of an important quote from Dr. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 25: Happy birthday Pat Towne from GMACC.  Aug. 29: Happy birthday Heidi Lenke from GMACC.  More...

Welcome back, University of New England

Legislative Lowdown

Move-in day for students enrolled in the fall semester at the University of New England is next week. It has been remarkable to see the growth of the school, which now has more than 10,000 students enrolled across its three campuses.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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