April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fundraising tide could be changing

BIDDEFORD/SACO – As schools face increasing mandates and declining state and federal appropriations, parents and administrators are seeking new solutions to deal with the impact of their budgets. More...

News

May 3 benefit will help OOB firefighter

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A dance and silent auction will be held next week to benefit Lt. Kris Fish, of the town’s fire department. More...

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: If TIF revenues from Biddeford Crossing can be used for downtown development, can we use that same TIF money to repair the Biddeford City Hall Clock Tower?   More...

Beyond the Headlines

Politics clouds welfare reform on state level

I am a product of our welfare system. I was raised by my mom, who was a single parent. While she worked day in and day out to provide for us both, the cost of child care, housing and food was too great. More...

Community News

Community News

Local author has new book   Local author, Dr. Norman Beaupré, has launched a new work in French entitled, “Marie-Quat’e-Poches et Sarah Foshay,” published by Llumina Press of Florida.  More...

Letters

Reader calls out committee chairman

To the editor:   More...

Biddeford councilor responds to letter writer

To the editor:  (In response to last week’s letter, “Where is downtown?)   More...

Welcome Hispanic population into party

To the editor:  On Sunday, Feb. 16, E.W.T.N., Eternal Word Television Network, I watched Raymond Arroyo’s show, “World over show.” His guess was Cardinal Raymond Burke of St. Louis, Mo. More...

Where could cuts come from?

Ward 1 councilor has idea, details names in handout

BIDDEFORD – As the city council develops a budget for next year, councilors are identifying areas where they would like to see reductions or that need funding. More...

Suspension for lawyer; more violations likely

BIDDEFORD – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court ordered on April 4 that attorney Scott Giese be suspended from practicing law in the state indefinitely, until the court orders that he may resume. 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

Neighbors

Alumnus offers peek behind the curtain

The performing arts wing of Thornton Academy has been the birthplace of many dreams. More...

Marathon has much meaning to brother and sister

SACO/BOSTON – Last year, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, in which four people were killed and nearly 300 people injured, State Rep. More...

Editorial

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les printemps de mon enfance

Noussavonstousqu’ilyaquatresaisonsdansnos vies qui réflètent le déroulement des années. Ça ne change pas malgré les fluctuations de la température. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Springtime of my childhood days

We are all aware that there are four seasons in our lives that reflect the unfolding of the years. This doesn’t change in spite of the fluctuations of the weather. There’s spring, summer, autumn and winter. 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...