March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Saco woman has passion for people

Fifteen minutes is not a lot of time. But in that short span, Cynthia Chadwick-Granger tries to leave an impression with her clients that will stay with them for a lifetime. What she does is gives them customized wedding vows.  More...

Community News

Birthdays & Anniversaries

Feb. 21: Happy 70th anniversary James and Ruth Herrick from Linda and children.  Feb. 28: Happy birthday Nicholas, with lots of love, XOXO, Mom, dad, Alanna, Grammy and family.   More...

Retreat will be at Marie Joseph

A women’s retreat, “Living with a Grateful Heart – Gratitude: A Spiritual Path to Wholeness and Holiness,” with Sr. Janice Perrault, will be held March 16 p.m. More...

Cities will ‘turn blue’

Throughout March, prominent buildings in York County will be illuminated blue in support of Turning York County Blue, an effort to increase awareness of colorectal cancer.  To date, the cities of Biddeford and Saco have joined the cause.  More...

Letters

Library plan in sight

To the editor:   Now that the holidays have come and gone, including celebrating all members’ birthdays in January and our Valentine’s party in February, organized by our fun co-chairman, the practical cochairman has decreed that the More...

The way life should be

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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...

Senator says she will look into OSHA

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) visited North Dam Mill and Pepperell Mill Campus in Biddeford last Wednesday in an effort to reach out to local businesses and hear how to improve the private sector from the state level.  More...

Old Orchard Beach food bank caters to man’s best friends

In a reeling economy, many people are looking for ways to ease the hardships of day-to-day financial woes. Old Orchard Beach resident Arlene Dolgon thinks despite tough times, a person’s pet shouldn’t have to suffer. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

In the News

Yee-haw!

Chili cook-off draws folks to McArthur Library

When Shelley Burbank journeyed from Limerick to Biddeford’s McArthur Library, she expected to walk in, fill out a job application and walkout.  Instead she stayed to enjoy a bowl of chili.  More...

Main Street light poles proposed

Biddeford’s Downtown Development Commission voted unanimously to endorse a proposal from City Planner Greg Tansley to replace 14 light poles on lower Main Street.  Tansely said the poles are located at the corner of Alfred and Main streets More...

A-1 Cab Services adds new van

A-1 Cab Service announced the addition of handicapped accessible taxis to serve disabled patrons in the York County Community Area.  More...

Editorial

New councilor will be decided next week

Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant is expected to make his nomination for the empty Ward 7 city council seat Tuesday, which was vacated by David Flood during the city’s last meeting.  More...

Obituaries

Kathryn Hughes LaFountain

Kathryn “Kay” Hughes LaFountain, 78, of Biddeford, passed away Feb 13, 2012, at Maine Medical Center surrounded by her family.  Kay was born Oct. 4, 1933, in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was the eldest of four children of Dr. Joseph P. More...

Word on the Street

Have you enjoyed this unusually warm weather?

“I miss the cold. All the bigger lakes don’t freeze up as nice and I can’t go ice fishing.” - Sean Barnell, Naples. More...