August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Nationally known film about health care comes to city

BIDDEFORD – Two filmmakers who hope to change the way health care is delivered were scheduled to be at a screening of their movie, “The Healthcare Movie” at McArthur Public Library Tuesday, Aug. 13, after Courier deadline.  More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

Wildlife photographer and Saco resident Chuck Homler has teamed with the Courier to raise funds for the Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk. More...

Photos benefit AWS

At the end of June wildlife photographer Chuck Homler had a chance to visit a tern colony on Stratton Island. More...

Focused

Wildlife photographer Chuck Homler of Saco was invited to Biddeford Intermediate School to speak about his photographs and a new feature in the Courier newspaper called “Focus on Wildlife.&rdqu More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Aug. 15  Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 24 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Parking available in Libby Library lot on Staples Street. FMI, call Friends of Libby Library, 934-4351.  More...

Things to do this weekend

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...

PD’s page takes off

BIDDEFORD –The Biddeford Police Department has recently launched a Facebook page for posting public service announcements that Chief of Police Roger Beaupre said is “taking off big time.” Within 18 hours, it already had 900 hits, he More...

Park known for drugs, panhandling

BIDDEFORD – One member of the city’s Downtown Development Commission said he can tell what kind of liquor is on sale any particular week by the bottles he finds in Shevenell Park on Main Street.  “I’ve been collecting the 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

Weaving her life

BIDDEFORD – Katie Pinard has numerous interests and directions she pursues. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Doing the right thing

Ethics laws? According to knowledgeable sources, Maine legislators don’t need no stinkin’ ethics laws. Those sources should know, because they’re all former Maine legislators.  More...

Letters

Garage would be useless in city’s downtown

To the editor:   The Biddeford City Council seems to think a garage will bring the people back to downtown and bring prosperity back to the city. More...

What’s wrong with this picture?

To the editor:   More...

Do you care?

To the editor:   I have two things to write about. Biddeford needs and has needed a homeless shelter. I have mentioned it to a few local businesses and they frown down on it. I suggested the old courthouse. More...