February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Can community band together to save drive-in?

SACO – The Saco Drive-In Theater needs help transitioning from old school film reels to digital film projecting.  Ry Russell, 23, leases the Route 1 property and manages the drive-in business. More...

New concept in vending machine food hits Saco

SACO – It can be difficult to eat healthy on the go and the options in most vending machines don’t offer much in terms of nutrition. More...

Library Links

A place for families – a Family Place Library in Biddeford

Family Place Libraries are part of a national initiative that has redefined library service to children by expanding the traditional role of the library and recognizing that libraries play a crucial role in helping to build healthy families and commu More...

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Restaurant has been downtown for decades

Looking for a great place to eat that offers fresh seafood, American favorites and Irish meals? Come to downtown Biddeford’s WonderBar Restaurant, 12 Washington St., across the street from the old district courthouse. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

How will you be remembered?

In politics, it’s known as the dreaded “L word.”  No, not “liberal.”  Or “lesbian.”  Or “lactose-intolerant” (although, a pro-lactose faction in Augusta has been pushing for stricte More...

Beyond the Headlines

Rep. Justin Chenette What does our community need?

Food; we need it, we want it, we love it, but it is something that you or I might not have to think too much about in terms of getting it.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Will you shop at Market Basket when it comes to Biddeford Crossing?

“I’m going to stay loyal to Hannaford. More...

Senator sides with public on mayor’s bill

BIDDEFORD – Sen. David Dutremble (D-Arundel, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and part of Biddeford) said he co-sponsored Rep. More...

What’s that familiar smell in the air?

BIDDEFORD – Some Biddeford residents might have noticed the smell of Maine Energy Recovery Co. lingering in the air. 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

In the News

Thornton Academy adjusts calendar

Students, parents and faculty who have attended the spring parent-teacher conferences in the past have mentioned that choosing among 240 courses, including multiple enrollment options such as early college and the Regional Center of Technology, can b More...

Helping out

Victoria Litalien and her son, Anthony, 10, a student at Biddeford Intermediate School, delivered Valentines made by students at the school to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland. More...

Communities talk school safety, guns and alerts

SACO – The city takes school safety seriously – that was the message given to a gathering of approximately 30 parents who heard an update from the Regional School Unit 23 Emergency Safety Committee last week at Saco Middle School. More...

Community News

Couple to wed in summer

Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Parise Skoczenski are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Captain Eric Joffre Skoczenski, Esq., United States Marine Corps, to Shelby Elizabeth Ellis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Birthdays

Feb 21: Happy birthday Karen Stoll from BPS . . .happy birthday Nancy Valcourt from BPS . . . happybirthday daddy (Jon Bedard) love Lilly and Michael. More...

Letters

Educational progress under fire in Saco

To the editor:   More...

Residents will soon recycle in Biddeford

To the editor:   More...

Mayor needs to listen to people of Biddeford

To the editor:   Mayor Casavant should be more concerned about protecting the people of Biddeford and not the surrounding communities.  He should not second-guess what the people voted for. 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...

Health

Never say never to living at The Pines Retirement Community in Ocean Park, ME.

The Pines includes 105 units that qualify for Section 8 subsidy which means there are income limits and the rent is based on 30% of a household’s income. More...

Prevention Education Key to Avoiding Influenza at Local Nursing Home

As the seasonal influenza virus reaches epidemic proportions in Maine, Holbrook Health Center at Piper Shores maintains no confirmed cases of the flu. More...

Need help navigating your health insurance?

Shopping for health insurance shouldn’t be a painful experience. More...