February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Biddeford HS announces class of 2017 Hall of Honor

Biddeford High School held its fifth annual Hall of Honor Ceremony in which eight alum were inducted into the class of 2017.  More...

Council to vote on director

The Biddeford City Council will be asked to support City Manager James A. Bennett’s nomination of Jeffrey Demers to become Biddeford’s next public works director. More...

Seniors asked to join focus group

Biddeford was designated an Age Friendly Community by AARP last year and the Biddeford Age Friendly Committee has conducted a survey to get input for a plan to make Biddeford more age friendly for everyone, and especially seniors.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Saco has budget shortfall

SACO – The school department exceeded its 2017 fiscal year budget by more than $1 million and residents are awaiting action while school and city officials weigh their options for avoiding something like this in the future.  More...

‘Stink bugs’ increasing

BIDDEFORD/SACO – An invasive species that first came to the United States about 20 years ago now has a well documented presence in southern Maine, but is still most likely a few years away from being a serious threat. More...

News

Old Orchard Beach stake park moves to next phase

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The recreation department will help students and community members alike expand and complete the current skate park.  More...

Saco River Market takes SNAP, for now

BIDDEFORD – Individuals who qualify for the supplemental nutrition assistance program, SNAP, or what has been known as food stamps, can now use their monthly benefits to shop at the Saco River Market thanks to the work of local community member More...

City sledding

Biddeford WinterFest was held this year from Friday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 4. New Life Church members staffed the sledding hill, which was held the first night of WinterFest, for adults only. More...

Editorial

The Right Side

FGM should not be a Dem, Rep issue

First off, I must warn you that the subject matter of this week’s column is quite disturbing. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Being ‘Clean’ is important

I talk often about the need to reduce big money interests in our politics and in our government, but Maine is actually one of just a handful of states that has a mechanism limiting outside money in legislative races.  It’s aptly named the More...

Birthdays

Feb. 8: Happy birthday Alan Mullett from GMACC.  Feb. 9: Happy birthday Erin Rice from GMACC.  More...