May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Marine rescues not helped by boat

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The fire department is decommissioning a boat that has been used for marine rescue activities.  More...

News

UNE works with city students on recycling

BIDDEFORD – For several years, the city’s solid waste commission has arranged to have University of New England students give presentations about recycling in the city’s primary and intermediate schools, usually scheduled as close t More...

Airman graduates from training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Adam R. Collomy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  The airman completed an eight-week program. More...

OOB firefighter: outreach is ‘amazing’

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Fire Lt. Kris Fish, 41, who was diagnosed a year and a half ago with sarcoidosis, said he is grateful for the support he has received from his community. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What do you think of the baseball season so far?

“It’s the Red Sox, they always have a slow start. But they will get better.” – Mary Petit, Saco More...

Could graffiti relief be on way?

Under-used city clean up program questioned

BIDDEFORD – A Portland nonprofit that focuses on housing, education and health community service projects for low-income people has proposed to start up a graffiti removal service in Biddeford that will be free for businesses and residents. More...

Awesome Shoppe: specialty is in more than comics

BIDDEFORD – The Awesome Hobby Shoppe at 311 Main St., run by couple Matt Rahn and Jamie Jordan, is a lifetime dream of Rahn’s fulfilled after 17 years working across the country for Ace Hardware. 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

Annual favorite is May 3   The Alumni Band of Biddeford/Saco will perform its annual Mike Drapeau Scholarship Concert under the direction of Jeanne MacDonald-Johnson at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Learning curve

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Watchdogs suggest cuts

To the editor:   Saco Citizens for Sensible Taxes held its regular monthly meeting with Superintendent Mike Pulsifer, as the featured speaker. More...

Look at airport’s costs

To the editor:   A recent report on the security fence at the Biddeford Airport stated that the city’s share of the cost would be about $17,000. 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...