March 7, 2013 RSS feed / News

Pedestrian accidents prompt traffic study downtown

BIDDEFORD – A downtown business owner has asked for a traffic study after two people were hit by cars at the intersection of Main and Alfred streets.  More...

Police Notes

Biddeford police   Jan. 29  Donald R. Cote, 47, of South Street, was arrested at 5:29 p.m. on a warrant.  More...

Radio show will focus on life with Asperger’s

BIDDEFORD – As a businessman and father, Derek Volk understands that often, the simple things in life make a difference.  Each Saturday morning Volk hosts a business-based radio talk show on WLOB (1310 AM) and discusses issues, ideas and c More...

Word of the Week

Self-effacing: Modest. “She was dating a sweet, self-effacing boy.” More...

Pets of the Week

Phyllis, a 3-year-old cockapoo, and Chariie, a 40-year-old female pet Amazon, belong to Kerry Flynn and David Cloutier of Saco. (Courtesy photos)   More...

Library Links

Steamy is in right now

Perhaps it’s because e-books make it possible to read books without anyone seeing the cover. If you’re using an e-reader, you don’t have to be embarrassed by others noticing the bodice-ripper picture on the cover of your book. More...

The big screen is coming to Mechanic’s Park

BIDDEFORD – It looks like a Kennebunk company is going to bring a series of movies to Mechanic’s Park this summer so residents and visitors can view them on a large screen, under the stars.  The Downtown Development Commission alloca More...

New hotel, restaurant possible in mills

BIDDEFORD – Local developer Doug Sanford will present a proposal to the planning board for a 6,000- square-foot restaurant and 40-room hotel at 55 Main St., on Wednesday, March 6, making it the first major economic development project to be pro More...

Pals

During a recent snowstorm, Devin Case and Garret Barcheski, employees at Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk, sculpted this snowman and friend in front of the AWS. (Courtesyphoto) More...

What the Padiddle?

Can you guess?

Last week’s headlight was actually a taillight that belonged to a 2008 Jeep Liberty, which was guessed correctly by Biddeford resident Kim Charland. Remember, three correct guesses in a row and he wins a Courier T-shirt. More...

Skate park on menu for spring updates

BIDDEFORD – The skateboard park at Rotary Park on outer Main Street may look a little desolate during these winter months, but behind the scenes, plans are in the works to make it bigger and better.  Biddeford resident Roland Lawler has be More...