2016-09-08 / Community

Gleanings

10 years ago

From the Journal Tribune: “The Biddeford golf team dropped a heart-breaker on Thursday, losing to Bonny Eagle on the road in SMAA action.”

50 years ago

From the Biddeford-Saco Journal: “In continuing efforts to crack down on speeding and drag racing in Saco, the city council last night accepted the first reading of a new ordinance which will prohibit loud or unnecessary motor vehicle noise on city streets. Violation of the new ordinance would bring fines of up to $20.”

100 years ago

From the Biddeford Daily Journal: “That the swordfish season is about over for the year is the opinion of Captain Morris Lubee of the schooner Eleanor, which vessel arrived at Portland Thursday evening from a three weeks’ cruise on the Georges Banks, having only 30 fish to show as the result of the trip.”

— Marissa Heffernan

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