May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

OOB lot questioned

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A referendum question on the June 10 ballot has some residents concerned about a proposed parking lot.  Paul and Cheryl Dornan, who own the only residential property at 10 B St. More...


Horse therapy a passion for local woman

KENNEBUNK — Gabriela Rodriguez believes that horses deserve the same respect people do. To help spread the word, Rodriguez runs horse therapy sessions from her West Kennebunk home business Blixx Horses. More...

Tiger pride

The John Philip Sousa Foundation presented a plaque to the city of Biddeford during the John Philips Sousa Honors Band Concert that was held April 26 at Gorham High School. More...

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: There’s a large pile of dirt on Hill Street next to the Little League Field. What is it for?  Answer: It belongs to R. J. Grondin Construction. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What does Memorial Day mean to you?

“It means everything in the past that you should be thankful for.” – Roger Perreault, Biddeford 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Weather to determine if Saco River dams lowered

SACO/BIDDEFORD – Brookfield Renewable Energy Group may open the gates at two dams it owns on the lower Saco River in early June. More...

Little known resting place holds graves of babies, the poor

SACO – At the back of Laurel Hill Cemetery, down by the river, a small hill inclines toward a forested area with concrete plugs, metal markers and scattered gravestones that line the ascending path. 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

PD needs feedback on grant   The Saco Police Department is seeking community input on its plan to spend more than $13,000 in federal funding to purchase equipment.  The department will receive funding through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justi More...


Library Links

Pastels and the budget

When I (in my ignorance) think of pastels, I imagine a box of messy pieces of oily chalk and can only think that if a person were to try to create art with those, a disaster would result. More...


Story still holds up

To the editor:   The letters from Mr. Frank Novotny and Mr. Conrad Boisvert (not to mention the comments by our governor) reminded me of President Lyndon Johnson’s favorite story.  More...

Educate others

To the editor:   From the May 15 issue of the Courier’s letters section: “Conrad, when was the last time you went to hell for what you believe to be sins of others?” From Tom Walton.  More...