June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Saco family asks governor to pay attention

The following is Part 2 in the story of the late Chris Irving of Saco who battled Huntington’s disease during his adult life.His parents, Michael and Raima Fernald, decided to take matters in to their own hands as they struggled to cope with th More...

News

Police Notes

Biddeford Police   June 14  Loraine Julia Johnson, 45, of Summer Street in Biddeford, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. on Hill Street for operating under the influence with one prior.  June 13  More...

In the News

Charter commission announces ballot questions

The Biddeford Charter Commission has released a list of 18 questions the public will vote on in the Nov. More...

NCAA reprimands UNE

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Committee on Infractions cited the University of New England for failing to monitor its financial aid process.  On June 13, the NCAA announced the university awarded financial aid package More...

Mayor outlines plan

The Biddeford City Council met Monday, June 18 to hold its first workshop since Mayor Alan Casavant called for a veto of the 2013 budget.  The fiscal year 2012-2013 budget of $59.9 million passed a May 29, reading; however, Casavant, who has ope More...

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La Kermesse has rich history

If you like the fair and festival season, then you have to come to downtown Biddeford this weekend. La presents: The Summer Festival, a Franco-American festival, will be held downtown on lower Main Street and Mechanics Park, June 21 to 24.  More...

Letters

Are Christians afraid to speak up on matter?

To the editor:  When former President John F. Kennedy died, the Democratic Party died with him. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson introduced the socialist Democratic Party.  More...

Candidate thanks voters for support; looks ahead

To the editor:  I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who helped me with my primary election. It is because of everyone’s combined efforts that I was able to succeed.  More...

Reader suggests alternative to OOB

To the editor:  This is in response to Vermont resident Lance Lindgren’s letter complaining of the greed in Old Orchard Beach, charging 50 cents to use the bathrooms.  More...

Health

Consider a lower locking denture for a more comfortable fit...

Many denture wearers come to their dental practitioner frustrated with their lower denture. The most common complaints stem from it being ill fitting, loose and sometimes even painful. More...

Do you know a high school or college student who just completed a challenging academic year?

Has your son or daughter made it through another year of school? Glad it’s over? More...

Differing characteristics of body hair

If you are living with unwantedhairitisimportant to bring this to your doctor’s attention. Sometimes the abnormal growth of hair can be a symptom of a disorder or disease state. In the meantime, here are the categories of hair characteristics. More...

Breaking News - 7/31/2012 6:07 AM

Biddeford residents vote down school budget

Almost 700 people take to polls

  More than 400 residents made their way to the J. Richard Martin Community Center gymnasium on Tuesday to let Biddeford city officials know they thought the budget was too high. More...

Breaking News - 6/26/2012 12:15 PM

Saco City Council votes unanimously to create RSU 23 withdrawal committee

The Saco City Council voted unanimously tonight to create a Withdrawal Committee and to file a petition for withdrawal with the board of directors of RSU 23 and the Commissioner of Education, Steven Bowen. More...

‘C’est le temp’

La Kermesse kicks off this week in Biddeford

With the La Kermesse Franco-Americaine 30th anniversary approaching, the festival will look to return to its roots while exploring some new features for the classic Biddeford celebration.  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

Neighbors

Old Orchard Beach’s Louise Reid is definition of prepared

Old Orchard Beach Assistant Town Manager Louise Reid takes pride in being prepared for any task. More...

Community News

Thousands of cyclists participate in Trek

Part cycling event, music festival and family reunion – the 180-mile, three-day Trek Across Maine finished Sunday on the shores of Belfast Harbor. More...

Volunteers needed

Wood Island Lighthouse could use some helping hands on for its Spring Work Day June 23. To go to the island to help with some demolition on the interior of the house and other island clean up chores, contact Sheri at 468-8057.   More...

Foundation is recipient

A fundraiser for the Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy Foundation will be held Sunday, June 24 at MHG Arena in Saco. More...

Editorial

The lion, the beast, the beat(en)

Politics & otherMistakes

There is a scenario under which former independent Gov. Angus King could fail to take office as Maine’s next U.S. senator. More...

Word on the Street

What are you excited to see at this year’s La Kermesse festival?

“My grandfather worked on La Kermesse for many years and I’m excited for the 30th anniversary.” – Heather Trunzo, Biddeford 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 e-mail your listing to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...