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Biddeford residents again express outrage over paid parking downtown  Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — Frustration was evident at a meeting Wednesday night where residents told officials they are fed up with the city's paid parking plan. Sue Sexton ...



City residents express frustration with Biddeford paid parking plan  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Frustration was evident as residents expressed their dislike for Biddeford's paid parking plan during a meeting held Wednesday evening at the ...



Biddeford to reconfigure parking lots to reduce confusion  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — More parking changes are taking place in Biddeford's downtown. A reconfiguration of the downtown parking lots in the Federal and Franklin ...



Biddeford High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Administrators at Biddeford High School have announced outstanding academic performers achieving Honor Roll status for Term 2 for the ...



More parking changes for Biddeford's downtown  Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — More parking changes are taking place in Biddeford's downtown. A reconfiguration of the downtown parking lots in the Federal and Franklin ...



BHS graduate credits high school with teaching her leadership and more  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Leadership is one of the most valuable skills Grace Laverriere learned during the four years she attended Biddeford High School. Laverriere is ...



Biddeford High School students celebrate Pi Day with song  WMTW Portland

The Biddeford Singers out of Biddeford High School celebrated Pi Day on Thursday with a song. Pi Day, March 14, is named after the mathematical constant ...



Sweet music: Biddeford High to resurrect marching band  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — After a decade-long hiatus, Biddeford High School is hoping to resurrect a former feather in its cap: the marching band. Parent volunteers and ...



Biddeford family realizes high school graduation dream together  Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — For one Biddeford family, Wednesday evening's Biddeford Adult Education graduation ceremony is a 25-year lesson in the power of ...



Biddeford voters approve school budget  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — On Tuesday, Biddeford voters approved the education budget, the only question they were asked to vote on at the polling place at the Tiger Gym ...



'They Make It Fun' — Biddeford Program Helps Students Find Success, In And Out Of Classroom  Maine Public

The challenges of poverty and homelessness affect thousands of young people across Maine and create barriers that extend far beyond school walls. But some.



New principal to lead Biddeford Intermediate School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — This fall a familiar face will assume the leadership role at Biddeford Intermediate School as Lindsey Nadeau has been named the new BIS ...



Addams Family: A New Musical nearing in Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

“Addams Family: A New Musical” will be presented by Biddeford High School Thespians March 8 at 7 p.m., March 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., March 10 at 2 p.m. ...



Judges honor 2019 Biddeford Student Art Show winners  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A panel of three judges reviewed an amazing impressive array of creativity and faced some tough decisions in choosing the winners of the 2019 ...



Longtime Biddeford teacher saluted for dedication to students  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Many teachers begin their careers with enthusiasm, and Biddeford Middle School Physical Education teacher Marie Potvin has carried with her ...



BHS graduating Class of 2019 looks forward to their future  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — “You're enough,” “follow your passion,” and of course, to remember “Tiger Pride,” were just some of the messages delivered to the Biddeford ...



Biddeford Hall of Honor welcomes 8 new members  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — When Ron Ouellette graduated from Colby College back in 1975, the former Biddeford High School standout could have easily decided to find a ...



TIGERS GIVE BACK: Biddeford High athletes donate 225 books, read to local kindergarten students  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The Biddeford High School boys hockey team will be competing in the Class A South regional semifinals on Saturday, but recently members of ...



Volunteers working to bring back Biddeford marching band  WMTW Portland

Volunteers are trying to raise thousands of dollars to bring back the Biddeford High School marching band.



Biddeford High School students preparing for annual fall play  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The week leading up to a big performance is full of intense preparation. From running lines, to blocking out scenes and perfecting every facial ...



Varsity Club: Grace Martin, Biddeford High School  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

It takes smarts to get into an ivy league school. Our newest Varsity Club member, Grace Martin of Biddeford, has that in spades.



Local color: Amazing young artists showcase talent  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — It's been said that art enables us to find ourselves and yet lose ourselves at the same time and for hundreds of Biddeford students that adage ...



Original composition debuts in Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Choral students in Biddeford had the rare opportunity to work with a world-renowned composer and debut one of his songs at a concert.



Not your parents' city anymore: Biddeford is now Maine's youngest  Press Herald

Ignore the stereotype: A renaissance here has drawn a flood of *fresh* faces – and businesses – making the municipality's median age plunge. By Gillian ...



Biddeford student attains goal of Eagle Scout rank  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Mission accomplished for Yuriy Reiter. On a Scouting journey since the age of 7, Reiter, now 18 and a graduating senior at Biddeford High ...



Tigers bring cheering state championship back to Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A state championship is a goal most high school athletes can only dream of — but that's exactly what the Biddeford cheering squad did on ...



Biddeford cheering squad looking to bring home state title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The Biddeford High cheering squad will head to Augusta on Saturday to compete for a state championship — and the Tigers know they will ...



Biddeford Middle School students participate in Sixth Grade Honors Choir Festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A number of Biddeford Middle School sixth-graders participated in the Sixth Grade Honors Choir Festival on Saturday, March 9 at Old Orchard ...



Biddeford High School graduates take pride in accomplishments  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams and as Biddeford High graduates marched onto Waterhouse Field to receive their ...



Harvard bound: Biddeford's Martin verbally commits to play Division I basketball at Harvard  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Biddeford senior Gracie Martin had some impressive schools on her list of potential landing spots with Boston University and Northeastern ...



Biddeford boys' lacrosse has eyes set on 1st playoff success  Biddeford Journal Tribune

If the Biddeford boys' lacrosse team defeats Mt. Ararat in a first-round matchup in the MPA Class B tournament this evening at Waterhouse Field, it will be the ...



Several high schools in York County rated among best in state  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Several York County high schools made the U.S. News and World Report list of top-performing public high schools. U.S. News teamed up ...



Biddeford Intermediate School Band showcases musical talent  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — For 61 members of the Fifth Grade Band at Biddeford Intermediate School, Wednesday was the culmination of months of practice and rehearsal ...



New MPA football proposal puts Tigers behind the 8-ball  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Most of the talk coming out of the Maine Principals' Association football committee meeting on Tuesday was about the possible creation of two ...



Biddeford High graduate embarks on path to high finance career  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Remember the name Odilon Irambona because if all goes according to plan, one day he's going to be someone to be reckoned with in the ...



Main Street mural in Biddeford to be replaced  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The Biddeford Public Art Committee is seeking proposals for a new mural to be painted at 230 Main St. The mural is located on the side of the ...



Third Biddeford Rising event to focus on housing, jobs  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — With more than 9 percent of students this year coming from immigrants new to Maine, the Biddeford School Department continues to seek new ...



Biddeford School Committee member indicted on assault charges  Press Herald

Biddeford School Committee member Dennis Anglea has been indicted on multiple assault charges by a York County grand jury. The charges handed down ...



Martin ends stellar career with 3rd straight MVP honor  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – Gracie Martin's basketball career has been filled with high praise and accolades, and the Biddeford High School standout is receiving at least ...



Biddeford High senior demonstrates passion for composing music  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Planning harmonies and melodies, drafting general rhythms, and perfecting every note. This, along with a prolonged editing process, is what it ...



Plans begin to revamp Biddeford's Shevenell Park  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — About 20 community members came together last week to weigh in on how to best renovate Shevenell Park in downtown Biddeford. The park is ...



Hours set for Biddeford's Summer Food Service Program  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Beginning June 24 and running through Aug. 16, the Biddeford School Nutrition Department, along with funds from the USDA Summer Food ...



Piece of band history aids future  Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier

BIDDEFORD – Band uniforms more than 30 years old are finding a new purpose thanks to efforts to get the Biddeford High School Marching band up and ...



School health report reveals value of school nurses in Maine  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — The essential role played by school nurses in keeping students healthy and ready to learn is evident in a new report released last month by ...



Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Residents in York County's cities and its small towns will mark Memorial Day on with parades and ceremonies to honor veterans who died ...



High school musicians return to Berklee Jazz Festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Musicians from three area high schools performed last weekend in the 51st annual Berklee Jazz Festival in Boston. Shown are musicians from Thornton ...



School supply lists available online for area parents  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Parents of students attending schools in York County this fall have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their ...



Biddeford Student Art Show 2019  Biddeford Journal Tribune

A photo gallery of images taken during the 2019 Biddeford Student Art Show on March 27 and March 28 at Biddeford Middle School. The event is held every two ...



Winter fun planned during Biddeford WinterFest  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Are the winter blues getting you down? Fear not, some fun in the snow is planned from the first weekend in February during Biddeford's annual ...



Biddeford doubles time limits for handicap parking  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — On Jan. 3, the Biddeford City Council unanimously approved a measure that will allow those vehicles displaying handicapped license plates or ...



Students score free lunch thanks to Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The Boston Red Sox slugged 105 home runs at Fenway Park last season and as a result, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution donated $5,400 to six ...



Biddeford dentist honored by Maine Dental Association  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Dr. Dean Tourigny, a dentist who practices in Biddeford, has been recognized by the Maine Dental Association with inclusion on its Honor Wall.



Biddeford may remove time limits for disabled parking  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — With the recent changes to Biddeford's parking rules, resident Jules Dennison said parking near her Alfred Street apartment has been difficult.



PeoplesChoice Credit Union awards five scholarships  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — At a recent Member Meeting attended by more than 250 people at the Biddeford High School Theater, PeoplesChoice President Luke Labbe ...



Thyme & Honey Bakery welcomes customers in Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Thyme and Honey Bakery at 422 Elm St. in Biddeford recently celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Officials from the ...



WinterFest a chilly blast for snow lovers in Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — It's been said that only in Maine can one truly give winter the adoration it deserves. And that was the case this past weekend in Biddeford, ...



BMS STEM 5K draws huge field of participants  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – More than 200 runners braved rain and cold to participate in a 5K race to benefit STEM programs at Biddeford Middle School on Sunday morning ...



Court upholds ruling to allow Arundel students to attend TAMS  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL – A York County judge has upheld an October ruling that Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend ...



Countdown to Kickoff  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The 2018 fall sports season kicked off on Monday as teams from across the state began their quests for a state championship. The Biddeford High School ...



Biddeford School Department 2018-2019 Bus Schedule  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — There are several bus routes and bus stop changes due to South Street road construction. There is a possibility that buses will arrive a few ...



This Maine program helps homeless students find success, in and out of the classroom  Bangor Daily News

Some districts are trying approaches aimed at keeping homeless kids engaged in learning by also helping them with basic needs. A new program that takes ...



Biddeford students honored for their service work  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Eighteen graduating seniors at Biddeford High School were honored Wednesday for making their mark in the community. The students, all members of ...



RSVP soon for Sanford Golden Alumni luncheon  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Sanford High School's annual “Golden Alumni” luncheon, aimed at those who graduated from the school 50 or more years ago, is set for later this ...



Biddeford Regional Center of Technology students hone career skills  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Interviewing for a job can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may never get a second chance to make a first impression, but some students ...



Former Biddeford High coach faces sex charges  WMTW Portland

Peter Pelletier who is a former coach at Biddeford High School is accused of assaulting a teen during March and July of 2017.



SacoSTEAM gains funding momentum in second year  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — A nonprofit that distributes grants to fund teacher initiated projects in Saco called SacoSTEAM has received a combined donation of $5,500 to support ...



Retiring Judge Michael Cantara saluted by colleagues  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Biddeford attorney Craig Rancourt, representing the York Bar Association, presents retiring Maine District Court Judge Michael Cantara with a portrait at a ...



Safety concerns prompt changes at school polling stations  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WATERBORO – On Nov. 6, Waterboro voters will be casting their ballots in the Town Hall, rather than at the East building at Massabesic High School.



STATE CHAMPS  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — State champion. That's a title most high school athletes can only dream of attaining — but that's exactly what the members of the Biddeford High ...



Ceremony honors community volunteers who helped restore Waterhouse Field  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — It's said that a true community is not just about being linked geographically to others, rather it's about feeling connected and taking responsibility ...



'Day of Caring' inspires Biddeford student-volunteers  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Each generation of Americans is entrusted with the responsibility of leaving our world a better place than the one they have inherited and to ...



Career Day speakers share success tips at Biddeford Middle School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — In exploring a wide range of occupations during a Career Day event on Friday, sixth-graders at Biddeford Middle School learned that to land a ...



Career videographer steps into spotlight  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Who is the man behind the camera? Standing ahead of our politicians, our actors and actresses, and our most prominent celebrities, a cast of ...



Anxiety grows for Biddeford residents disrupted by sewer project  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Sandra Greenan stands in the roadway near her home on South Street. Greenan's life has been radically disrupted by a massive construction project on South ...



Death of Biddeford High track coach at 29 is 'a huge blow' to students  Press Herald

Will Fulford, who coached cross-country and track at both Biddeford High School and the University of New England, died Sunday of apparent cardiac arrest ...



Former Biddeford softball coach accused of sexually assaulting minor pleads not guilty  WGME

ALFRED (WGME) -- A former Biddeford High School softball coach, who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, made his first appearance in court Monday ...



Biddeford rehab project transforms home and students, has community building for the future  Press Herald

A team effort by Rotarians, the city of Biddeford and the Center of Technology provides on-the-job experience to young people learning trades, and 'the work ...



Biddeford cookie company advances in competition  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – A local business has advanced into the second round of a television competition series, “Greenlight Maine.” Mug Buddy Cookies is a ...



Biddeford railroad crossing to close temporarily  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Motorists are going to have to find an alternative route around a busy railroad crossing in Biddeford for more than 24 hours next week.



Remarkable Achievement: Four family members earn diplomas during Biddeford Adult Ed graduation  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — For one Biddeford family, Wednesday evening's graduation ceremony from Biddeford Adult Education is a 25-year lesson in the power of ...



'Pi Guy' is Back With a New Video for Pi Day March 14, 2019  92moose.fm

This is not his first piece of the Pi...Biddeford High School teacher Jon Jacques is celebrates Pi Day with fun songs. According to US News this year it's "High ...



Flag Day ceremony scheduled for June 15 in Sanford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD – The Sanford Elks Lodge #1470 are hosting a Flag Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, in Central Park, alongside the Farmer's Market.



Biddeford hiker completes Appalachian Trail walk to benefit charity  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — If you ask Chris Jones what he's been up to lately, he'll tell you that in every walk with nature, one receives far more than they seek, and in his ...



Biddeford student claims 2019 USA National Miss Maine Teen title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A recent graduate of Biddeford High School was crowned as the 2019 USA National Miss Maine Teen during the 10th annual Maine Academic ...



March 14 is International Pi Day!  WPMT FOX 43

It's International Pi Day! Set for March 14 every year in representation of the number 3.14, Pi has a long mathematical history. Nowadays, International Pi Day is ...



Ice cream shop develops flavors around local businesses  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – Sweetcream Dairy will debut 10 new flavors this week in a love letter to the city of Biddeford, each one inspired by a different local business.



Athlete Profile: Jordan Cook '21 is a cross country workhorse  The Saint Anselm Crier

For Jordan Cook, cross country is more than a sport. It is a chance to prove himself and redeem himself. Cook was born and raised in Biddeford, Maine.



Court rules to allow Arundel students to attend TAMS  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The Maine Superior Court ruled on Friday that RSU 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend Thornton Academy Middle School.



The Alumni Band performs song composed by BHS senior  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The Biddeford Alumni Band performed its annual benefit concert last weekend honoring Marcel “Mike” Drapeau and the Drapeau Scholarship and ...



Wells High School's Project Graduation Basket Raffle, Silent Auction nears  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School Project Graduation 2019 committee has announced that their 16th annual “Theme Basket Raffle and Silent Auction” will take ...



RSU 21 will appeal Thornton Academy Middle School court decision  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — Regional School Unit 21 will appeal the decision of the Maine Superior Court that Arundel middle school students have the right to attend private ...



Biddeford's Fleurent excited for chance to play pro hockey in Maine  Biddeford Journal Tribune

PORTLAND — When the Maine Mariners make their debut in the ECHL this fall, local fans will see a familiar face on the ice as Biddeford native Trevor Fleurent ...



Biddeford teenager who was top bass fisherman killed in late-night crash  Press Herald

An accomplished young bass fisherman from Biddeford died in a single-car crash late Thursday night. Thomas Behen, 18, of Biddeford was driving a 2001 ...



Registration open for summer hoops camp  Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier

BIDDEFORD – Basketball never stops – at least not if Biddeford's basketball coaches have anything to say about it. Registration is now open for the third annual ...



Wells Elementary School's 'Most Improved' students heading to a ball game  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Sixteen Wells Elementary School students were recently honored with achieving “Most Improved Student” status among their peers. For this ...



New turf coming to Waterhouse Field  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The Waterhouse Field Commission and the City of Biddeford are really embracing the idea of “look good, feel good, play good” this summer.



Teen charged in connection with threat that closed Biddeford High School  WMTW Portland

Biddeford police have charged a 15-year-old boy in connection with a threat that closed Biddeford High School last month. The boy, a high school freshman, ...



Hammond, Provencher vie for York County Register of Deeds  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A high school teacher with a background in public health and and a senior title insurance underwriter are each vying to become York County's next ...



Young leaders talk about Maine's future at Bangor Daily Brews  Bangor Daily News

This is the first in a new BDN event series called Bangor Daily Brews, which will feature more informal policy and issue-based discussions held at local ...



Here are the semifinalists for Maine's 2019 Mr. and Miss Basketball  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The two semifinal lists for Mr. and Miss Maine Basketball were released Wednesday.



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