December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Police Notes

Correction

An entry in the Police Notes in the Dec. 6 Courier wrongly identified Carrie Grace Bell of Old Orchard Beach as someone who was issued a summons for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. More...

OOB meetings questioned

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The Old Orchard Beach Town Council is under scrutiny for requesting that Town Manager Mark Pearson resign from his position. More...

Rent-A-Husband owner files complaint

AUGUSTA - Kaile Warren, the owner of Rent-A-Husband LLC, had his case settled in criminal court more than a year ago. More...

In the News

Water company sale is complete

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford and Saco Water Co.’s merger with The Maine Water Company closed Dec. 10. More...

Gone

The Appel property, located at 56 South St. in Biddeford, was demolished Dec. 6. More...

Editorial

Politics & otherMistakes

Something in my genes

Republican state Rep. Bernard Ayotte of Caswell admits he can’t help himself.  Ayotte confessed in a recent op-ed that ran in several Maine newspapers that he’s compelled to vote 100 percent of the time for GOP Gov. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Biartisanship is more than a catch phrase

Since the announcement of her retirement, U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe has been highlighting the challenges of bitter partisanship in the hallowed halls of our nation’s capitol. 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...

City may borrow funds from Casella

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford City Council is deciding whether to borrow $419,000 from Casella Waste Systems to cover property taxes lost after Maine Energy Recovery Co. closes Monday, Dec. More...

New food pantry opens

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Organizers and volunteers of the new Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry at 155 Saco Ave. 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

Mill worker reflects

By their nature, school buildings are different. They’re filled with noise and activity from sunrise until sometime in early afternoon. More...

Nominations continue for Great Person Award

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced your life. More...

Former church will become private parking

BIDDEFORD – The building at 14 Jefferson St. More...

Community News

Community News

Soccer program organized   The adult recreation coed indoor soccer program will be held in the Tiger Gym at Biddeford High School on Sunday mornings for pick-up style games through March.  The program will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

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Alumni Band comes back to City Theater

Tis the season to be in downtown Biddeford. City Theater continues to be the center of entertainment throughout the year with a performance by The Alumni Band.“Christmas in Maine” will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 and Saturday, Dec. More...

Letters

Not a ‘race to the bottom’

The following is a response letter to the Robert S. Blackmore opinion letter of Hostess workers that was printed in the Nov. 29 Courier. I am the business agent for BCTGM Local 334 that represents all of the Hostess union workers.  More...

Why not use ‘Christmas’

I visited the tree exhibit at Saco Museum and was quite surprised, however predictably in this day and age, that there was no reference to Christmas anywhere at the exhibit.  More...

Discrimination in city

Last week, on Nov. 30, my family and I attended the Biddeford tree lighting festivities along with my service dog, Berkley. More...