January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Center’s goal: engage area citizens

SACO – Rep. Justin Chenette (D-Saco) has founded a new nonprofit that he hopes will inspire citizens to volunteer and perform community service. More...


Focus on Wildlife

“Porcupines are pretty misunderstood,” said wildlife photographer Chuck Homler. More...

Saco recovery center is accepting referrals

Our Father’s House Recovery Center in Saco is now accepting referrals for outpatient substance abuse counseling services for men and women 18 and older. Sober housing is available.   More...

Pantry operations went on, day after beloved director dies

BIDDEFORD – It appeared to be just another day at Stone Soup Food Pantry Wednesday, Jan. 15. Food was offered for those in need and the staff carried on with their normal duties. It seemed as if everything was running smoothly. More...


Think hard about candidates for governor

To the editor: This coming November voters will have to decide who they want to govern our state for the coming years. 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...

‘Junk’ Ultra bus returns to fleet

BIDDEFORD-SACO-OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The Maine Military Authority, a state agency in Limestone that rebuilds and repairs large equipment, refurbished its first transit bus this month – a bus that will soon rejoin the Biddeford-Saco-Old Orch More...

Maps may prompt house levels to rise

SACO – Some coastline property owners in Saco may be required to elevate their houses an additional six feet by July 2015 if preliminary flood insurance rate maps remain unchanged.  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

Community News

Community News

Tootsie Roll drive a success once again The St. Joseph Council of the Knights of Columbus in Biddeford recently concluded its annual Tootsie Roll drive. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Welfare Cadillac

We now know how often incredibly stupid people used welfare payments from the state of Maine to make purchases in bars, liquor stores, smoke shops and strip clubs.  We have yet to learn how many incompetent bureaucrats are responsible for allowi More...

Library Links

Newsletters keep you informed

It happens all too often. Someone will hear about a library event after it has already happened and regretfully ask us why they didn’t know about it. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les fêtes de mon enfance (deuxième volet)

Après la Pâque venait ordinairement le premier avril, si la Pâque était de bonne heure, et le premier avril c’était ce qu’on nomme en anglais April Fool’s Day et en français, “Poisson d’avril”. More...