October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Focus on Wildlife

In mid-September, wildlife photographer Chuck Homler was exploring the Scarborough Marsh and crawling to photograph a lesser yellowlegs. More...

Hospital merger brings changes in service

BIDDEFORD – Southern Maine Medical Center and Goodall Hospital will merge Jan. 1, to become the Southern Maine Health Center.  The two hospitals have been planning several years for the merger and, on Oct. More...

Neighbors speak out against motor inn owners

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A proposal to demolish a single-family dwelling at 25 Puffin St. and construct a three-unit building on the site was met with a chilly response from neighbors at last week’s planning board meeting.  More...

Letters

GOP endorses Biddeford council candidates

To the editor:   More...

‘Mrs. Z’ is good choice for school board

To the editor:   As a parent of young children, I want the very best education that Saco schools have to offer. More...

Candidate cares about children, taxes

To the editor:   When my wife and I found out that Margarita Zavala is a member of Saco Citizens for Sensible Taxes, we knew she had our vote for the RSU Board of Directors.  More...

Election 2013

Two seek open Ward 4 seat

Dominic Deschambault and Robert Quattrone Jr. are running for election to the Ward 4 Biddeford City Council seat. Councilor Melissa Bednarowski is not seeking reelection. More...

Radley’s sold, new owners take over

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A popular local grocery store was sold to new owners this year, after nearly 70 years of being operated by the same family. 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

Community News

Community News

College information night is Nov. 4   The Biddeford High School guidance department will host a college application/ financial aid information session at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Tax me

I like paying sales tax.  More...

Library Links

Children and libraries, a joyous combination

Once upon a time, I was a children’s librarian. It was a job I held – and loved – for many years. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La mer et les plages de mon enfance

Lorsque j’étais tout jeune et nous habitions Biddeford en ville, j’avais peu conscience de la mer et ses plages qui nous côtoyait. Mes parents y allaient peu souvent s’ils y allaient du tout. 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...