January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Courier ’s 2013 Great Person has giving nature

BIDDEFORD – General contractor Brian Bedard, a lifelong Biddeford resident, takes prides in using his skills to help others in need. More...

Focus on Wildlife

A print of this image and others featured in the Courier, can be ordered online by visiting facebook.com/ focusonwildlife and clicking on the orange "our Etsy store" button. More...

Sale of photo benefits wildlife center

There are many aquatic birds that may be thought of as types of ducks, but aren’t, such as loons and grebes. The common loon (gavia immer) is a bird that most Mainers are familiar with. 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...

Entrepreneurs start no-fee ‘biz’ network

SOUTHERN MAINE – Two chapters of a grassroots organization called Growing Small Biz have recently sprung up in the coastal region between Biddeford and South Portland. More...

‘Jesus Island’ offends critics despite following Bible stories

SOUTHERN MAINE – A storyline that came to the mind of Maine writer Shawn French more than 20 years ago is now being sold internationally – in comic book form – and causing controversy for its use of religious content.  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

Myths and fables

Republicans don’t believe in the basics of evolution. Democrats don’t believe in basic economics. Liberals oppose prayer in public schools. Conservatives oppose public schools. More...

Guest Column

Saco Spirit takes a moment to reflect

Another year is behind us and a new year is ahead as Mother Nature reminds us who is really in charge. More...

Letters

The Democrats of today aren’t the same

To the editor:   Democrats use scare tactics and the public doesn’t care.  This November we will have congressional elections. Will Democrats use scare tactics like they have in the past?  More...

Couple doesn’t deserve attention

To the editor:   I was disappointed in the writing of the article “Crowd Funding,” in the Jan. 9 Courier.  More...

Reader: shame on letter writer and newspaper

To the editor:   Calling children bastards and parents “sexual deviants” is not tongue-in-cheek (“Announcements were telling for one reader,” Jan. More...