August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

AED saves life

BIDDEFORD – A jogger who collapsed in the area of 140 Mile Stretch Road Aug. 18 was revived with the help of medical professionals who happened to be passing by – and an automated external defibrillator that happened to be in the area. More...

News

Thornton students get to return favor

SACO – In May 2013, students and teachers from Thornton Academy traveled to China as part of an academic class based on the different cultures of the world. More...

Saco mayor:

why I am opposed to Saco’s withdrawal from RSU 23

Last week I did something unprecedented in my seven terms as mayor. I was so concerned about a proposed $100 million agreement with Thornton Academy that I stepped down from the chair to address the Saco City Council as a concerned citizen. More...

Biddeford mayor wants to cut chains, move forward

The following is an email from Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant sent Aug. 20 to constituents. It appears here unedited.   More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

How do you plan to spend Labor Day?

“I’ll probably go visit my brother in New Hampshire.” Tom Quentin – Saco. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Aug. 29   Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Clothing and free bread to everyone. FMI, call Carol Davis at 934-5873. Donations accepted.  More...

Transit zooms ahead

BIDDEFORD – September marks the third year anniversary of Al Schultz’s tenure as executive director of the Biddeford-Saco- Old Orchard Beach Transit Committee. More...

Yoga video would help Parkinson’s patients

SOUTH PORTLAND – Judy Lombard remembers the exact date she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease: Aug. 6, 2009. The symptoms of the incurable nervous system disorder had started before then. More...

Everybody loves Raymond . . .

Chihuahua is taken from home; lead could be prank

BIDDEFORD – A local couple with a passion for animals had a disturbing experience after advertising that their 6-year-old Chihuahua Raymond had gone missing. 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

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

White punks on dope

Gov. Paul LePage hates white people.  More...

Beyond the Headlines

Saving Saco’s culture

What if I told you that you could save a business from going under, save local jobs and save a piece of our culture in the time it takes you to read this column?  More...

Letters

Stackpole supporters grateful for efforts

To the editor:   More...

Let’s get spending down, elect new council

To the editor:   More...

Story was nice tribute

To the editor:   Wonderful story about William “Popeye” Bernier in last week’s Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier.  I live in Connecticut, but was lucky enough to meet Popeye a few years ago.  More...