Clearly, Saco Island has an attitude about Biddeford

   John Bubier: Commercial redevelopment in general "helps both sides" of the Saco River.

John Bubier: Commercial redevelopment in general "helps both sides" of the Saco River.

In an article not long ago in a local weekly, Biddeford city manager John Bubier was discussing economic development in downtown Biddeford-Saco, and he took note of Saco Island's support for initiatives in Biddeford to foster economic growth. “To the extent that there is growth in the region," he said, "it helps both sides.”

We couldn't agree more about redevelopment on both sides of the Saco River. In just the past few months, we have posted articles that have:

It’s easy to say nice things about all the great progress in downtown Biddeford, because we view it as 50% of all the great progress in downtown Biddeford-Saco. It’s that simple. We plan to keep making our attitude clear in this blog space, so the rest of the world can catch up on news from two Maine cities that are clearly on the move.