Where in Maine, Biddeford Maine, Down East Magazine

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from September’s, Biddeford picture.

Battle of the Bridge, Down East Magazine

A Battle Lost

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 Bridge,” a spirited rivalry between Biddeford and Saco that dated to 1893. And there’s no question which of the two former mill towns feels the loss more acutely.


The Palace Diner

Chad Conley and Greg Mitchell, are just the sixth owners to cinch up their aprons and helm the griddle at Maine’s oldest dining car.