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News

Biddeford recount confirms school budget defeat

BIDDEFORD – After a recount held by the city clerk’s office, it was confirmed the city’s proposed 2012-2013 school year budget failed for the third consecutive time. More...

Hugs from Hayley to take place Saturday

SACO – Hayley Desjardins is just a normal fifth grader at C.K. Burns Schools who likes to keep busy. Between basketball, softball and gymnastics Desjardins still has time to dance and even hopes to play the clarinet. More...

Politics & otherMistakes

Paying debts

The other day, I got an email alerting me to an amazing financial opportunity. By hardly doing anything, I could help Bruce – I think he’s some kind of Nigerian prince – access a windfall of $472 million over the next five years. More...

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Culture comes to city

An exciting night of multicultural dance and music will be held at downtown Biddeford’s historic City Theater on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

And on the seventh day

To the editor:   I am angered and horrified to think a minority of bikers could paralyze cities on Sunday morning.  A couple weeks ago we tried to get to church. Usually we take two roads to attend our service. More...

Consider these points

To the editor:   Last week, in Rachel Tourigny’s letter to the editor (“The Silent Majority”), she summed up my position about the referendum correctly, but misquoted me and spread misinformation about unions.  More...

Writer supports candidate

To the editor:   Why Justin Chenette for Statehouse as a state leader? 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

Elder care facility honors local woman

SACO - Vivien Pittman’s name may not be well known around the state of Maine, but Evergreen Rehabilitation and Living Center will make sure her service is recognized.  The Saco elder care facility will dedicate its renovated patio in Pittm More...

Poetry Corner

Coffee  Cold coffee cool elixir sleep fixer cigarette companion my day’s stanchion  not one not two but three cups of it for me to get me on my way it keeps me up all day it gives me strength to go the dist ‘en’ ce  w More...

How to improve your home’s curb appeal

Men and women who have tried to sell a home are likely familiar with the phrase “curb appeal.” Curb appeal is similar to getting ready for a big date, only you’re not dressing yourself up to make a strong first impression.  More...

Community News

Births

From Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford   Olivia Ann Whitehurst was born Aug. 18, 2012 to Joseph and Tamarah (Whitney) Whitehurst of Dayton. More...

Community News

New show opens at Engine in Biddeford   The arts organization Engine at 265 Main St. in Biddeford announces The Vinyl Show, featuring work made from vinyl albums by 25 Maine artists. The exhibition opens Friday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 8pm. More...

Obituaries

Philip Franklin Gillin

Philip Franklin Gillin, 54, of Biddeford, passed away on Sept. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What is your favorite autumn-themed food or drink?

“Roasted turkey.” –Alex Coupe, Portland 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...