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Woman connects ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’

Sue Rowan, the community development manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters in York County, knows sometimes the greatest gift someone can give is their time. She spends most of her working days trying to finds adults who are willing and able to do just that. 411 more words

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Witch tells of religion and his own battle with cancer

For most of the people in southern Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 31 is a day when school children wander through their neighborhoods collecting treats and showing friends their favorite costume. 715 more words

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Old Orchard Beach resident gets lift after dealing with poverty

Eyes that can barely see without fuzziness

I am ashamed of how I look

Too embarrassed to smile

Aging faster than I should

Falling to pieces, day by day. 703 more words

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Saco gardeners prepare for last harvest of season

By its nature, gardening is often a solitary and peaceful pastime. Days and weeks spent working with the land yield food for the table and a sense of accomplishment that is nearly as old as the human race. 590 more words

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Mother brings epilepsy research to forefront

New parents are often told that having children will change their lives in ways they cannot imagine. In Kristine Binette’s case, not only have her children changed her life, but they have also inspired her to help the community in which they live. 637 more words

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Weekend dedicated to POWs/MIAs

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Anyone who travels on the Maine Turnpike knows on Friday afternoons the northbound section between York and Biddeford/Saco can be crowded as tourists stream into the state, but on Friday, Sept. 663 more words

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UFO investigator recognized

Quiet, gentle, devoted to his family and church and, in almost every other way, 78-year-old Raymond Fowler appears to be a man content to spend his retirement years tending to the vegetable and flower gardens that surround his home. 702 more words

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