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Election 2012

Maine’s House District 137 makes up parts of east Biddeford, Biddeford Pool and Kennebunkport. Incumbent Rep. Alan Casavant, who is also Biddeford’s mayor, will square off against William Guay of Kennebunkport. More...

News

Two plead not guilty in prostitution case

PORTLAND – One of the defendants accused of being involved with a prostitution operation in a Kennebunk dance studio may have had child pornography on his computer hard drive, say prosecutors in the case against him.  More...

Election 2012

House District 135 makes up the western half of Biddeford, abutting Arundel, Dayton and Saco. Incumbent Paulette Beaudoin is seeking her fourth, two-year term as state representative. More...

Use QR technology to access paper

Did you notice something new in the paper this week? Mainely Media LLC is now using Quick Response Codes (QR Codes) to give readers an easy way to access their favorite stories online. More...

Editorial

Politics & otherMistakes

Trash tongue talker

In an amazing development, experts at the University of No Place In Particular But Possibly Fort Kent have discovered that statements made in political advertisements are almost always bald-faced lies.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What is your favorite place to observe fall foliage?

“Amish country in Pennsylvania. The trees are untouched by smog and pollutants.” – Steven Leger, 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 email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Mom says school failed son

BIDDEFORD – One Biddeford mother didn’t send her child to school this week after she said he was allegedly assaulted by a teacher.  Jessica Bedard Truitt, whose son, Michael, is a sixth grader at Biddeford Middle School, said a teach More...

Corrections made to Courier story

DEP spokesperson corrects, clarifies MERC process

BIDDEFORD – Anyone wo happened to be near Biddeford’s mill district last week may have noticed construction cranes doing repairs at Maine Energy Recovery Co. 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 resident gets lift after dealing with poverty

By David Arenstam Contributing Writer  Eyes that can barely see without fuzziness I am ashamed of how I look Too embarrassed to smile Aging faster than I should Falling to pieces, day by day.   More...

If school budget passes, taxes won’t be affected

BIDDEFORD – City and school officials hope cutting more than a half million dollars will persuade residents to finally approve the Biddeford school budget the fourth time around at the polls.  More...

Community News

Community News

Register for youth hockey online   Online registration for Biddeford Youth Hockey Association Sharks has been extended to Thursday, Oct. 18.  More...

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A party that goes boo ‘52’

Looking for a fun, safe, outdoor Halloween party for your children? Come to downtown Biddeford’s 10th annual Ghoulish Gazebo and Monster Bash. The Halloween party is on Saturday, Oct. 20, 5 to 10 p.m. More...

Letters

Support MERC, contact DEP

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Writer shouldn’t have to move cemetery decor

To the editor:   The more people I meet, the more I love my dog and cat.  St. Francis Feast, Oct. 4, 2003, Father O’Toole and Deacon Dan had Blessing of the Animals at St. Luke’s Church in Old Orchard Beach. More...

A former candidate’s view on Saco seat

To the editor:   More...