December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Focus on Wildlife

Photo sale benefits Center for Wildlife

Some people like squirrels, some people hate them and some people are ambivalent. More...

Not the same no matter how you say it

Chamber to relocate from Saco train station to Biddeford; mayor not convinced

SACO – The Biddeford+Saco Chamber of Commerce & Industry plans to move to Biddeford in February, after its board of directors voted not to renew the lease on the chamber’s current office space in Saco.  More...

Jewelry store to close after break-in

SACO – A jewelry store that was broken into earlier this month is having a going-out-of-business sale and closing in January.  More...


Bartlett Acupuncture Opens in Scarborough

After twelve years in Asheville, NC, Kath Bartlett relocated her acupuncture practice to Oak Hill Plaza in Scarborough. Portland’s active, progressive community attracted Kath. More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tip of the Month: ‘Tis the Season… Stay Healthy!  More...

Perplexed, bewildered, dazed, or confused about Health Care Reform?

The health insurance marketplace (exchange) will be open from October 1st 2013 – March 31,2014. If you currently have an individual health insurance policy, or are uninsured, this affects you!  More...

Voting begins for Courier’s Great Person

It’s time to vote for the Courier’s Great Person Award. Each year, readers choose one person they think has made our communities a special place to live. Now that nominations are done, it’s time to vote.  More...

Winter construction paves way for spring projects

BIDDEFORD – Road construction crews have been racing to complete projects across the city before winter weather sets in. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm


Bodybuilding: 100 percent dedication

At 7 a.m., people are gathering their things together for work, school and breakfast. On a 10-degree, December morning, it is rare to witness anyone starting the day with an outdoor workout. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Say something stupid

This week, instead of dreaming up derisive comments about our elected officials (and those who wish they were), I’m devoting this space to the most fascinating insights produced this year by the state’s alleged leaders (and those who wish More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

“Un Conte de Noël: le petit bonhomme en rouge” par Michel Bernanos

Ceci est mon cadeau de Noël pour mes lecteurs. Ce conte est splendide par sa simplicité littéraire et par son charme de capter l’essence de Noël. Je l’ai enseigné dans mes cours de français.   More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

“A Christmas Tale: the little man dressed in red” by Michel Bernanos

This is my Christmas gift to my readers. It’s a tale of literary simplicity and is filled with the charm of the essence of Christmas. I used to teach it in my French courses.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Dec. 19   York County Democratic Committee meeting cancelled, FMI, call 604-0838.  More...