September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Business focuses on jobs for seniors

BIDDEFORD/SACO – An office of the National Able Network has opened in downtown Biddeford to help senior citizens develop better computer skills and provide them with job training for a changing employment marketplace.  The office moved to More...

News

Recent indictments issued in York County

The following local residents were indicted when a grand jury rose at York County Superior Court Sept. 4. More...

Executive Session Watch

Eye on: Biddeford

In July and August, both the school committee and the city council each held one executive session. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Yvette la chouette

(deuxième volet)  By Norman Beaupré   More...

Community News

Exhibit features ‘hidden beauty’

“Sacred Partners,” a series of artwork by Maine artist Debra Bickford, will be on display at the University of New England’s Biddeford Campus Center from Oct. 4 to Nov. 1. An artist’s reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Celebrate school’s 15th year

In celebration of its 15th year of providing community nature programs, The Ecology School will be offering the family nature event, “Ferry Beach Nature Quest: A Fun, Family Adventure!” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. More...

Winning

With a score of 62, the Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution Team No. 2 placed first gross at the Southern Maine Health Care 20th annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament held Sept. 9. More...

Letters

Abusers should be banned from the pros

To the editor:   What is wrong with the NFL?  More...

Consider the people affected by big fixes

To the editor:   It’s nice to see the public’s concern about Stackpole Bridge in Saco and the Lincoln Mill clock tower. The public outcry for funds to repair and/or replace the Stackpole Bridge in Saco commendable.  More...

Stranger helps out customer in need

To the editor:   Thank you to the stranger who paid my bill at Walmart. I was so overwhelmed, I didn’t even get your name. I couldn’t believe anyone would do that, especially for someone like me – thank you!  More...

Health

Did you know?

Homeowners about to embark on home improvement projects should prioritize dust removal to avoid the potentially negative side effects of exposure to lead dust. More...

End-of-summer checklist

After a few months of blue skies and warm temperatures, summer revelers will soon bid adieu to the sultry days of this beloved season. More...

Bridge arrives

Property owner worries parking will be affected

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The pedestrian bridge that will connect the RiverWalks on both sides of the Saco River was scheduled for delivery early Wednesday, Sept. 24, after the Courier’s deadline.  More...

Tracking TIFs

What has TIF been used for and is there money for a garage?

This article is part of a series that takes a look at each of the tax increment financing districts in Biddeford. 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

Fundraiser will help Saco boy

BIDDEFORD/SACO – National Guardsmen and military veterans from Maine and New Hampshire will play a hockey game to benefit 8-year-old Andrew Berry of Saco, who is in the hospital battling respiratory failure. More...

Bir thdays

Sept. 10: Happy 65th anniversary Wilfrid and Gaby Lebrun from family and friends.  More...

In the News

Laurie Cavanaugh, Independent Skin Care Consultant - Jafra

Lets Party! Have Fun and Earn Rewards! Book a Party! Quality Skin Care is important at every age, let me show you how to enhance your beauty and empower you with the secrets of anti-aging. More...

It’s All About the Tea

I love all things tea; the civility, the cultural traditions, and the accoutrements. But most of all, I love the leaf. More...

Summerhouse Shop in South Portland celebrating 3 years in business

Wendy Webber is the sole owner of SummerHouse Shop in South Portland located on the corner of Ocean Street and Sawyer Road. Wendy has quite the following for her Pet Portraits and her Handmade Jewelry that is displayed inside the shop.  More...

Editorial

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: It was stated in the Sept. 4 Courier that an amendment to a Biddeford TIF district has added $15 million tax dollars for a proposed parking facility in downtown Biddeford. More...

Obituaries

Michael Crowley

Our dear Michael Shawn Crowley, 49, of Saco, went to be with Jesus on Sept. 18, 2014, after a courageous 19-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Portland on Aug. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Sept. 25

Mainers on the Titanic, 6:30 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco.  High holiday services, 9:15 a.m., Hineini is at 11:15 a.m. More...

Friday, Sept. 26

Family Fun Day, 5 to 7 p.m., Northern York County Branch of the YMCA, 3 Pomerleau St., Biddeford. Games and activities available for children and adults. More...

Saturday, Sept. 27

Good Shepherd Mobile Food Bank, 9 to 11 a.m., to be at Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Old Orchard Beach.  More...