April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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‘Cats’ will take center stage at Thornton Academy

SACO – For the third year in a row, the Thornton Academy Players are performing one of the most popular Broadway musicals. The curtain at the Harry P. More...

Biddeford PTA urges letters to governor

BIDEFORD/AUGUSTA— Biddeford’s Parent Teacher Association is lending its support to a bill scheduled to go before the Maine Senate this week. More...

Reform for guardians ad litem under way

BIDDEFORD – Eight years after his divorce, state Sen. David Dutremble (DDistrict 4) is lending his political support and personal experience to reform the laws that govern court-appointed guardians in family matters. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Talk it to death

Eliot Cutler is a bigger boob than Paul LePage.  LePage, Maine’s Republican governor, throws infantile tantrums and has the political awareness of deep-fried hake. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Charter schools: Local control on choice

When it comes to educating our youth, local control is critical. While there are standards everyone must meet, the people that know how to best educate are the ones in the classroom and parents at the local level in our community. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

April vacation time is knocking on the door for many local schools. We can all remember the countdown to a week of freedom from the many stresses of the classroom. So, we want to know, what is your favorite thing to do when on vacation?   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...

Mr. and Mrs. Fish’s Fish Camp

Treat your child to a fantastic ocean experience at Fish Camp this summer. More...

Jack Dawson - Cheverus Sports Camp

The JACK DAWSON SPORTS CAMP at Cheverus High School opens for another banner season on June 24th. More...

Biddeford may be sued over shooting

BIDDEFORD – A notice of claim has been filed against the city of Biddeford and its police department by Susan Johnson and Richard Thompson, the parents of a teenager killed in December. More...

Girl goes extra yard and joins football

BIDDEFORD – For 10-year old Ashlee Moriarty, extracurricular activities are a regular way of life. 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

New public access show puts spotlight on canines

BIDDEFORD – George Quinlan has been rehabilitating animals since he was 13 years old. The walls of Quinlan’s aged wooden garage are a testament to his long and colorful career as an animal trainer. More...

Community News

Event benefits three pantries

A Night of Community Support will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at Jumpin’ Jakes Café, 181 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. More...

Youth center holds open house

YouthBuild Biddeford is a nonprofit, educational program that prepares youth who have previously left school for the GED exam, as well as post-secondary education or job placement. More...

Workshop focus on forgiving

“Experiencing the Peace and Freedom of Forgiveness” with Michele DeSimone will be held Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford.  For more information and to register, call 284-5671. More...

Letters

Councilors: Be aware of bar’s situation

To the editor: (Addressed to Biddeford City Council)   More...

Let’s hope effort works better this time around

To the editor:   Recall election? Been there, done that. Back in the 1970s Rita Belair was our town manager. Come election time, voters elected four Democrats to the council. First item on the agenda was to remove Ms. Belair from office. More...

Bill disregards ballot

To the editor:   More...