December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Biddeford sees influx of owls

SOUTHERN MAINE – A snowy owl irruption in southern Maine has got bird watchers turning their heads.  More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

That all you got?

This isn’t one of those columns where I ridicule some clueless schlub – such as Republican U.S. Senate candidate Erick Bennett. That’s not the point I’m trying to make. Besides, it’d be way too easy.  More...

Letters

Warning: don’t feed the bears

To the editor:   That a taxpayer would agree to have the government take his hard earned money to give to those who have not worked for it (welfare) is rather sad (“Stop undeserved handouts,” Dec. 5 Courier).  More...

Reporter’s Notebook

Adventures in time and sleep space

BOSTON – Among the noblest of professions, and of a higher altitude than either the president or the pope, careers in space exploration are what all children dream of, even if but for a fleeting moment. More...

Two nominated for award

It’s time to submit your nomination for the Courier’s Great Person Award. Each year, readers choose one person they think has made our communities a special place to live. Last year’s winner was Mark Huot of Biddeford.  More...

Far from home

Travel inspires album of transition songs

BIDDEFORD – A local songwriter will release a CD next month of songs he composed while traveling between Maine and the United Kingdom, where he spent time earning his doctorate in education at the University of Manchester.  More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

Wildlife photographer and Saco resident Chuck Homler has teamed with the Courier to raise funds for the Center for Wildlife in Cape Neddick. More...

Downtown store makes shopping easy

BIDDEFORD – A newly opened boutique downtown is offering a creative way for couples to shop for each other and to buy local.  Roxi Suger, who owns Suger at 25 Alfred St. More...

Restaurant will serve free Christmas dinner

Traditions Restaurant in Saco and the Hadiaris family will hold a free, family-style Christmas dinner 1 to 3 p.m. Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25 at the restaurant, 162 Main St., Saco.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Why is it important for Thornton Academy to take part in Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family campaign?

“It’s important because the new generation needs to help the people around them, because we’ve come too close to our technology. -Nicholas Cronin, junior, Saco 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...