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Election 2012

State Senate District 4 includes part of Biddeford along with the towns of Arundel, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. Nancy Sullivan has reached her term limit as senator and David Dutremble and James Booth are looking to fill the void. More...

Where do you vote?

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. A number of local, state and national issues are on the ballot. More...

Police Notes

Biddeford Police   Oct. 1  Michael Kenneth Seavey, 46, a transient of Biddeford, was arrested at 2:42 a.m. on Pool Street for violating a condition of release and violation of a protective order.  More...

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Vintage shop will pay tribute to veterans

If you like classic cars, collectibles, memorabilia and creative art galleries, downtown Biddeford has a place that has all of those things rolled into one must-see destination. More...

Editorial

Politics & otherMistakes

Gridlock groove

Everything at the State House is about to come to a halt.  By “everything,” I don’t mean bickering, insults and libelous accusations concerning lurid connections between the opposition’s alleged exercise regimen and its m 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...

Football game fight raises questions

BIDDEFORD – A council member isn’t happy with how the city’s chief of police handled a fight at a middle school football game last week, but Biddeford Police Chief Roger Beaupre said his involvement could have invoked a “riot. More...

OOB has 12 candidates for five open town council seats

The following Old Orchard Beach residents are running for a one-year term on the town council. Answers to their candidate surveys appear below by alphabetical order.  Laura Bolduc   Age: 50  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

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Being alone together

In her recently published book “Alone Together,” author and MIT Professor Sherry Turkle writes about the increasing isolation in which we find ourselves in a highly technological world of cell phones, text messages, emails, Tweets and Fac More...

Community News

Community News

Pop-ups return for holidays   The downtown revitalization organization Heart of  Biddeford and arts organization Engine announce the grand openings of two “pop-up” stores in downtown Biddeford for the holiday season.  More...

Birthdays

Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

Pets of the Week

Happy Halloween from Mr. Pickles of Saco. His owner is Patti Forster. (Courtesy photo) More...

Letters

Citizens to vote on Biddeford budget

To the editor:   More...

Did you see Joe Biden’s long nose

To the editor:   Joe Biden was lying during his debate with Paul Ryan when he said that the Obama/Biden/Clinton administration did not know that it was a terrorist attack in Libya on Sept. 11. More...

Candidate is always willing to help

To the editor:   I am voting for Linda Valentino for Maine Senate because I am confident that she will represent the best interests of all the people and the communities she will serve.  More...