October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Five candidates up for two RSU 23 board seats

Two incumbent directors on the Regional School Unit 23 board of education – Daniel Cabral and Kevin Lafortune – are running for re-election to the two seats representing Saco on the board. More...

Newcomer seeks to unseat Ward 4 councilor

Incumbent Philip Blood is running against Kevin Roche for re-election to the Ward 4 seat on the Saco City Council. Residents may vote at the Saco Community Center on Franklin Street, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The surveys appear in alphabetical order. More...

News

Long time Saco councilor challenged

Incumbent Leslie Smith Jr. is running for reelection to the Ward 2 seat on the city council, against Roger Gay. Residents may vote at the Saco Community Center on Franklin Street, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The surveys appear in alphabetical order. More...

Pet of the Week

Courier staff writer Ben Meiklejohn is adopting a cat, currently named Rose, from Another Chance Animal Rescue, located in North Berwick. More...

Focus on Wildlife

Photo sale goes to AWS

Blackjack was released Saturday from the University of New England’s Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center along with seven other animals. More...

Letters

Taxes will not go down if Saco withdraws

To the editor:   More...

Board member urges withdrawal

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Staying together allows greater flexibility

To the editor:   We have two very important votes coming up regarding the future education of our children: Saco remaining a part of the RSU and the selection of school board members that will play an important role in the continued success of t More...

OOB forum hosted by Dems, Reps

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Democratic and Republican municipal party committees joined together to host this year’s candidates’ forum after the chamber of commerce elected not to organize one. More...

Two run for open Saco mayor’s seat

Donald Pilon and Ward 1 Councilor David Tripp are running for mayor of Saco. Incumbent Mark Johnston is not seeking re-election Residents may vote at the Saco Community Center on Franklin Street, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Three run for mayoral candidate’s seat in Saco

Cynthia Chadwick-Granger, Margaret Mills and David Precourt are running for election to the Ward 1 Saco City Council seat. Incumbent David Tripp is running for mayor. Residents may vote at the Saco Community Center on Franklin Street, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. More...

News Updates

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Community News

Community News

Designer plans for opening   More...

Birthdays

Oct. 31: Happy birthday Stacy Raymond from GMACC. Nov. 2: Happy birthday Ethel Mullett from GMACC. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

The price you pay

No, not the one uncovered by blogger Mike Tipping in which LePage falsely claims there’s a $47 million budget surplus, that nearly half of able-bodied Mainers are unproductive slugs and that he has a big lead in the polls in his bid for a secon More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les agents d’assurance, les colporteurs, et les gitans de mon enfance

Je me souviendrai toujours d’un Monsieur Lucien Tardif qui était un agent d’assurance pour la John Hancock, je crois, et très régulièrement il passait par les maisons pour collecter les dix sous qu’on lui devait pour la “petit More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Insurance agents, salesmen and the gypsies of my childhood days

I will always remember a Mr. Lucien Tardif who was an insurance agent for the John Hancock Co., I believe, and who went from house to house to collect the 10 cents that was owed for the “little insurance,” as my mother said.  More...

Obituaries

Sharon M. Dupras

Sharon M. Dupras, 53, of Ocean Park, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, with her family and friends by her side, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice  House,aftera2½yearbattlewith breast cancer.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street What’s your favorite fall activity?

“Jumping in leaves.” – Tessa DeSilva, Saco More...