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News

C.K. Burns students learn about real life issues

SACO – Extended Academics – an interdisciplinary class offered at CK Burns School– allows students to not only learn in a guided freedom unavailable in most classrooms, but to present their knowledge in new and creative ways.  More...

Men’s Health Screening

Many women feel that they can’t give a man directions. Maybe it’s the stubborn tendency of males, or maybe it’s that they don’t like to be told what to do. More...

Marie A. Laverriere

Life Coaching is a growing profession. I have created a comprehensive, holistic, certificate program called Life Coaching School. Are you ready for an exciting new career? Are you attracted in helping people find purpose in their lives? More...

Community News

Scouts to host yard sale

Boy Scout Troop 310 with members from Saco, Old Orchard and Dayton, will host its second annual yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at Biddeford-Saco Elks Lodge, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco. More...

Free meals provided

The Saco School Nutrition Program is participating in a free summer meal program June 25 through Aug. 10. Meals will be provided to all children from birth to 18. No paperwork is required. All children need to do is show up at meal times. More...

Festival to feature heritage award

The Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center will launch the inaugural Biddeford Hall of Fame celebration at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22 in the large tent at La Kermesse during a ceremony to honor the new inductees. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betty” Kidman

Elizabeth Kidman, 74, of Old Orchard Beach, died May 24, 2018, after a long illness, surrounded by her family.   She was born July 2, 1943, the daughter of Charles and Margaret Austin in Portland.  More...

Ramping up for summer

Andrew Syska of Old Orchard Beach puts the finishing touches on a new skate park in Clifford Park on Pool Street in Biddeford. More...

‘Waters’ developer doesn’t want special treatment

SACO – Local developer Bernie Saulnier has publically welcomed the city’s new Director of Planning and Development Denise Clavette in a letter addressing his future project on Saco Island titled The Waters.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm

Neighbors

Moving in: Notre Dame residences ready for renters

SACO– Eight years after closing its doors, the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Cutts Ave., once a spiritual home for many, will reopen as a new kind of home within the community, a 19-unit apartment building. More...

Burros, horses and barn cats

Ever After Mustang Rescue, 463 West St. in Biddeford, will hold an open house 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7. More...

Tiny mammal turns into big deal for pet lovers

SOUTH PORTLAND — From dog training to horse racing, to all manner of livestock on display at county fairs, Maine has no lack of love for all kinds of creatures, great and small. More...

Editorial

Colossal Yard Sale is collection of everything

Library Links

A collection of teeny, tiny baskets shaped like birds’ nests. Dozens and dozens of puzzles. A remarkable assortment of cut glass – some of it crystal and really gorgeous (even seductive) wine glasses. More baskets. More...

Birthdays

June 21: Happy birthday Roger Bergeron from GMACC.  June 22: Happy birthday Susan Stewart from GMACC.  More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? Old Orchard Beach hosted an event June 15 dubbed the Community Friendly Connection that inlcuded nonprofit groups, medical and social gencies and other events. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Courier accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...