February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Focus on Wildlife

Sale of photo benefits wildlife

Not really a rat, this semi-aquatic mammal gets its name from the Abenaki word for “red” because of its reddish brown fur. More...

Saco says Biddeford will still need new boat

SACO – At the Feb. More...

Celebrating Olympic spirit

Lilly DesRoberts, 10, of Saco, celebrated her birthday with an Olympicthemed party. Her mother, Amy, made the hat she wears here. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Money and movie stars

Maine desperately wants to be cool.  Not clueless cool like “Portlandia,” the TV series about the other Portland. Not phony, bad-boy cool like the recently delinquentized Justin Bieber. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What are your plans for your tax refund?

“Paying the bills.” – Dawn Beliveau, Carver, Mass. More...

Saco boy grows hair for Locks of Love but endures torment from school peers

SACO – Since Cole Cochrane, a thirdgrader at Burns Elementary School, decided in September to grow his hair out and donate it to Locks of Love, he has learned a great deal about his peers, his school and social standards related to conformity a More...

Teachers share art methods

SACO – A group of teachers delved into their inspiration as artists and the challenges they face as educators in today’s schools. The panel discussion was held at Saco Museum on Feb. 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

Community News

Community News

Series for the aging begins next month in Saco   “Living Until We Die,” a six-session series on aging, will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at First Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco.  More...

In need

In September 2013, Community Animal Watch made a plea for help. The organization was so low on funds that organizers thought it wouldn’t be able to go on. More...

Library Links

Back to Bernier the lumberjack

Did you happen to see the brief story on the “Green Outdoors” on Channel 6 about Bernier the lumberjack? We at Dyer Library and Saco Museum were thrilled to have Bernier get a little more well-deserved attention. More...

Letters

Who are the truly needy?

To the editor:   “We report, you decide.” – Fox News  More...

Reader responds

To the editor:   The following is a reply to last week’s letter to the editor, to “Reader calls out letter writers,” by Mr. Tom Walton  More...

Make up cost elsewhere

To the editor:   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...