Thumbs down to the continued acrimony between York County commissioners and the York County Budget Committee. Commissioners adopted an ethics policy late last year and are taking issue with the fact budget committee members haven’t signed off on it. So much so, in fact, that commissioners have scheduled a hearing for June 5 and will decide, either then or at a later date, whether to censure (publicly reprimand) committee members.
BIDDEFORD — On a day when hits were hard to come by and base runners precious, three key Massabesic errors, one questionable call and a dominant performance from starter Patrick Wilson were enough to send the Biddeford baseball team to a 3-0 victory on Saturday at St. Louis Field.
A widespread uproar has greeted Gov. Paul LePage’s biennial budget plan, with school districts and municipalities crying foul over the shift of revenues to the state, and the shift of some costs to local property taxpayers.
SOUTH BERWICK — With a league-leading .355 team batting averaging in its first 10 games, it was going to take something special to stop the collective tear the Marshwood baseball team has been on this spring.
City parks are supposed to be places of relaxation, beauty and retreat. In Saco, Cascade Falls Park has long been that sort of place, drawing nature lovers to the sparkling waterfall for a picnic or short hike. Long enjoyed under various ownership over the generations, the site officially became a city park when Saco acquired the waterfall and surrounding acreage in a 2008 contract zone agreement with developer Elliot Chamberlain. A plan for trail improvement at the site has been created, with one loop trail now complete for hikers to safely traverse.