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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 ...



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 ...



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.



Taylor Wildes signs collegiate letter of intent  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – Taylor Wildes has worked hard academically and athletically to get to this point. The Biddeford senior always knew she wanted to play college ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

BIDDEFORD — Patrick Doherty frequently finds himself telling people Biddeford isn't what it used to be. From behind the bar at his brewery, Nuts & Bolts ...



Applications for Altrusa International of Greater Biddeford-Saco ME Scholarship now available  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Applications are now available for the annual Altrusa International of Greater Biddeford-Saco, ME Scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded to a 2019 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Football notebook: Biddeford football ready to open renovated Waterhouse Field  Press Herald

When the wooden grandstands at Waterhouse Field were deemed unsafe after the 2016 season, Biddeford High senior Cody Saucier wondered if he would be ...



Biddeford fans flock to Lewiston to support Tigers  Biddeford Journal Tribune

LEWISTON — Biddeford High School students, parents, boosters and supporters filled the Androscoggin Bank Colisee seats on Tuesday evening to watch 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 ...



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 Education Foundation holding spaghetti dinner to support marching band  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD, Maine – The Biddeford Education Foundation will host a spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 to support the new Biddeford ...



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 ...



Tigers punch ticket to state final  Biddeford Journal Tribune

LEWISTON — One power play looked so disheveled that Biddeford Coach Jason Tremblay called a timeout in the second period. The power play worked just ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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.



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Biddeford native plays part during Red Sox World Series win  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – October was a busy month for Kelsey Doherty, digital media manager for the Boston Red Sox. While she gets to pick and choose which away ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Volunteers find unique way to try to bring back high school's marching band  KCCI Des Moines

Biddeford High School's marching band went away years ago, but the pride never left.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Trial for Biddeford murder suspect opens  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a Biddeford resident in 2016 is standing trial in York County Superior Court. Timothy Ortiz, 22, of New ...



'You don't close Fenway Park'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Not too long ago it looked like the Biddeford High School football team would have to find a new home. The bleachers at historic Waterhouse Field were deemed ...



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.



Biddeford Youth Hockey Association hosts bash before season  WMTW Portland

The big bash Saturday will have games, raffles, food and a chance to meet celebrities.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



After coach's tirade against student goes online, Maine athletes say he did the same to them  Press Herald

Mike Woodbury, who ran club teams here for decades, is under fire after a profanity-laced rant involving a basketball player where he works at The Nation ...



'I kept screaming his name': Roommate mourns loss of Biddeford fire victim  Bangor Daily News

I kicked the front door open first and there was just smoke, black smoke ... I couldn't get him out.”. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries ...



Arundel students may attend school in Saco, court says  Press Herald

SACO — Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend Thornton Academy Middle School in Saco, according to a ...



House District 11: Two-term representative faces Republican  Press Herald

State Rep. Ryan Fecteau is facing a challenge from Republican Emily Rousseau as he seeks a third term representing Biddeford in the Legislature. Fecteau, 26 ...



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.



Skating for a good cause  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Just like they did probably thousands of times before, Brian Dumoulin and Trevor Fleurent spent a couple hours on Saturday evening skating ...



Rundown city hall mars image of rejuvenation in downtown Biddeford  Press Herald

Biddeford's 124-year-old City Hall. Repairs to the clock tower alone would cost an estimated $1.8 million. Staff photo by Derek Davis. For a decade, Biddeford ...



Harriman with Ledgewood completes 200000 s/f multi-phase Biddeford High School  New England Real Estate Journal Online

Harriman, Maine-based architects and engineers, together with a seasoned owner's representative and construction manager Ledgewood, developed a ...



Only 2 Biddeford city councilors face election challengers  Press Herald

Just two of nine incumbent Biddeford city councilors face opponents on the Nov. 7 ballot. In Ward 1, Councilor Michael Swanton is facing Kathleen “Kathy” ...



Presque Isle High School at Houlton High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Houlton, overtime Presque Isle (6-5) top scorers: Faith Sjoberg 17, Maggie Castonguay 14 Houlton (5-6) top scorers: Mia Henderson 16, Abbie Worthley 13 ...



Jess Gagne is the first female to be named Maine Sportscaster of the Year  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Congratulations to our own Jessica Gagne. Jess, who specializes in sports storytelling, has been named Maine Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports ...



Maine school celebrates Pi Day with musical parody video of N'Sync song  Bangor Daily News

Biddeford High School teacher Jon Jacques said the school's chorus and video production class helped him create Pi, Pi, Pi.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



'Local hero' gives back  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Former Biddeford High School standout and two-time Stanley Cup champion Brian Dumoulin held a fundraiser entitled “Skate for Dreams with ...



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, ...



Outdoor track preview: Biddeford distance runners get closer through grieving process  Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — Biddeford High senior Abby Laverriere recalls how assistant coach Will Fulford would ride his bike alongside the 20 or so distance runners ...



Biddeford City Council races draw a crowd of candidates  Press Herald

Economic development, rising taxes and other issues draw 21 hopefuls to compete for nine available seats. By Gillian GrahamStaff Writer. Follow on Facebook ...



A Battle Lost – Maine Football – Down East Magazine  Down East

When it comes to football, Biddeford High School is no longer in neighboring Thornton Academy's league, literally or figuratively. Thus ends “The Battle of the ...



Bangor Daily Brews: Young Leaders in an Aging State  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR — The first in a new BDN Event series called Bangor Daily Brews will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Black Bear Brewing, 191 Exchange St.



Searsport District High School at Narraguagus High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Harrington Searsport (11-8): Mikaela Alley 4-4-13, Mackenzie Alley 3-2-8, Ashten Wells 5-0-10, Abby Astbury 2-2-06, Morgan Ireland, Abby Stemp, Sara Gent, ...



Former Maine coach apologetic, defensive about profane tirade that went viral  Press Herald

A former Maine basketball coach said he's embarrassed and ashamed about his conduct, after his profanity-laced tirade against a student at his Florida school ...



Former HS softball coach pleads not guilty to sexual contact with a minor  Bangor Daily News

Court documents in the case have been impounded by a judge.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



2018 top high school seniors throughout Cumberland and York counties  Press Herald

These graduates finished at the top of their classes at high schools across Cumberland and York counties. Bridgton Academy: Collin Jon Walter Krauth, of Gales ...



Fort Kent Community High School Girls Soccer 7 at Maine School of Science and Mathematics 0  Bangor Daily News

At Limestone Fort Kent goals: Gabby Martin 2, Lexie Lovely 2, Morgan Cyr 2, Sidney Philbrook; assists: Gabby Martin 2, Lexie Lovely, Jacalyn Pelletier, Lacy ...



New York City man charged with murder in killing of Biddeford father  Press Herald

Police say Timothy Ortiz of Brooklyn shot and killed Jonathan Methot, 30, in an apartment next door to where he lived on West Cutts Street. By Matt ByrneStaff ...



Brewer High School at Winslow High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Winslow, Friday Top Hitters Brewer (2-0): Jordan Goodrich 4 hits, 3 singles, double, 3 RBI; Oliva Cattan 3 singles, 3 RBI; Kathryn Austin 3 singles Winslow ...



UNE football ready to kick off first Division III campaign  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — It has been years in the making, but one week from today the University of New England football team will be making its NCAA Division III debut.



Class A state track and field meet goes to southern Maine schools  WABI

State class A track and field meet held in Bath on Saturday...



New art collective debuts in Biddeford  Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — They could have named their art collective anything. That they settled on Autus says something about their hopes for their new collective and for ...



Football Preview: Offensive line play key to Mustangs' success in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WATERBORO — Pretty much every football coach in America will utter the words “it all starts up front” at some point throughout the season — and new ...



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. ...



Maine women and girls crowned in academic scholarship pageant  Bangor Daily News

BIDDEFORD — Eighty-six Maine women and young ladies vied for their respective titles to compete nationally for more than $300000 in prizes and scholarships ...



Orono High School at Fort Kent Community High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Fort Kent Fort Kent goals: Camden Jandreau, Noah Martin; assist: Austin Plourde; Orono goal: Trent Lick; assist: Samuel Henderson ​Goalies, Fort Kent: ...



Society Notebook: Supporting future women leaders, in the name of Olympia Snowe  Press Herald

Emcee Andrea Gordan, senior vice president of Unum, is joined by Marcia Feller, owner of Couleur Collection, and Andrea de Mars of Falmouth, Mass. Photo by ...



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