December 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page


Cut off tip of building for proposed parking garage?

BIDDEFORD – There is one building that may be affected by a parking garage that could be constructed as part of a potential new parking plan for the mill district and downtown.  More...

Punk Rope is new passion for derby girl

SACO – Lea Lehman, aka Roxxy Retribution, needed an activity to replace roller derby when she couldn’t skate anymore. Roxxy Retribution is Lehman’s roller derby name from her skating days. More...

Police Notes

Biddeford   Dec. 14  Mikell B. Gallant, 25, of Foss Street, was arrested at 11:43 a.m. on Elm Street on a warrant. During the same incident, Annjanette Bisson, 37, of Elm Street, was also arrested on a warrant.  More...


Politics & otherMistakes


As he strode confidently to the podium to give his state of the state address, the governor surveyed the crowd with steely blue eyes set in a face just shy of being impossibly handsome because of an intriguing hint of cruelty.  More...

Beyond the Headlines

A little piece of paper

What costs sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars, puts young people in debt, all to get “qualified” for a job? You might have guessed it – college.  More...

Voting continues for Great Person

The nominations for the Courier’s Great Person Award are in and voting begins today.  Below are those who have been nominated for the award. Voting will end at noon, Friday, Jan. 4, and the winner will be announced in the next edition. More...

Old fashioned? City doesn’t do marriages

BIDDEFORD – Marriages are no longer being conducted at city hall in Biddeford and some city councilors do not agree with the decision to cut what they consider a public service.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm

In the News

City clarifies rules on selling DVDs

BIDDEFORD – Following up on information received by Director of Codes Enforcement Roby Fecteau, the Courier found that codes enforcement did receive notification of Godfather Industries selling adult DVDs. More...

Community News

Community News

Win firewood raffle   The Wilderness Kids Fire Wood by the bag raffle benefits those with Huntington’s disease and their families.  To learn more, call 229-8240 or visit  Winners chosen   More...

Pet of the Week

Star and Cleo belong to Jennifer and Joshua Parks of Saco. See next week’s paper to learn about the Courier’s Pet of the Year contest. (Courtesy photo) More...



Dupuis Hardware has ‘key’ to business

If you have a home improvement project, downtown Biddeford has just the business to help you get going. Dupuis Hardware and Locksmith, 2 Spruce St., which is located off Elm Street, close to Dunkin Donuts. More...



To the editor:   Thank you to all who made this year’s Saco Spirit and Toys for Tots Holiday Festival and Spectacular Parade of Lights a roaring success.  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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...