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News

Look what their garden grows – neighbors form community plot

SACO – A group of six households on the Kimberly Drive cul-de-sac have started a community garden in the middle of the road’s turnaround.  More...

‘Best of Broadway’ prepares

Below left, Mary Lamoine, a member of The Dance Company, prepares costumes for the annual show. More...

City to match Brownfield grant with TIF money

BIDDEFORD – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Biddeford a $200,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant to help with remediation of low-level industrial contaminants at the former site of Maine Energy Recovery Company.  More...

Letters

Take down dams

To the editor:   More...

Don’t support budget

To the editor:   The Old Orchard Beach school budget question on the Tuesday, June 10th referendum, if passed as presented, will result in an unacceptable added tax burden on the taxpayers of our town.  More...

Endorsement is deserved

To the editor:   I’ve rarely, written letters to the editor or endorsed candidates for sheriff. Ironically, my last public endorsement was for our late Sheriff Richard Dutremble.  More...

People unite online after MARC closure

BIDDEFORD – Students and volunteers dumbfounded by a decision by the University of New England to close its Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Conservation Program have turned to Facebook and Change.org in an attempt to persuade the administratio More...

Residents see conflict in OOB area lot dispute ‘Infectious’ strays from the typical

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Local homeowners say other residents have reached out to them with concerns about a perceived conflict of interest in the manner in which referendum question 1 was placed on the municipal ballot.  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

Retreats for women scheduled   Private and directed retreats for women are being offered over the summer months at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford Pool. More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

School grading has major flaws

As a current legislator and former member of the Maine State Board of Education, the school grading system deeply troubles me. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Conte: “Le marle à mémére Tanguay”

Voici le conte que je vous avais promis. Il est tiré de mon livre, “La Souillonne Deusse,” un recueil de récits variés. C’est à propos d’une veuve et son oiseau chéri tel raconté par la Souillonne. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Tale: Mémére Tanguay’s blackbird

Here’s the tale that I promised you. It’s taken from my book, “La Souillonne deusse,” a collecion of various tales. It’s about a widow and her beloved bird as told by la Souillonne. 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...