December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Barrier could be removed

BIDDEFORD – The Public Safety Committee has approved a proposal to remove the barriers on the lower end of Bradbury Street that make it a dead end. The recently created committee recommended the measure on Dec. More...

Neighbors

Birthdays

Dec. 11: Happy Birthday Anita, from friends of Saco and Biddeford area . . . happy birthday Nicholas Cole from GMACC . . . happy birthday Dick Flow from GMACC. More...

Photos

Patriot Riders escort a convoy of trucks to Biddeford High School. More...

Community News

Lucky Pup Rescues

What a shy, but sweet, little Chihuahua man this is. Romeo is a local surrender who was living in a home with lots of people and several dogs of different sizes and ages. More...

Communities come together for concert

Tri-City Community Chorus, with music director Matthew Murray, will present “A Holiday Concert,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. More...

York County patrol dog gets vest

Two state police dogs, Champ and Merry, are being awarded bullet and stab protective vests, thanks to the efforts of a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization.  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Dec. 11

Open painting group, 3 to 5 p.m., Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. To register, call 370-9130.  Breast cancer survivors support group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC Medical Center, Webber Building, second floor, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. More...

Friday, Dec. 12

St. Louis Alumni Christmas social, 5 p.m., St. Louis Alumni Hall, Route 1, Biddeford. Light buffet will be served. FMI, call 937-2192.  After school art club reception, 3 to 5 p.m., Biddeford City Hall. FMI, call 370-9130.  More...

Saturday, Dec. 13

Open painting group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. To register, call 370-9130.  Visit with Santa, 2 to 4 p.m., Oasis Club, 63 School St., Saco. Bring your own camera. Bake sale to benefit club.  More...

Former bank building envisioned as city plaza

BIDDEFORD – A local architect who purchased a Main Street building last month said he hopes to convert a portion of the land that comes with the property into a city plaza.  More...

‘Spirit’ed elf seen downtown

SACO – A visitor from the North Pole has been dispatched to downtown Saco to report back to Santa Claus on who’s been naughty or nice. More...

Great Person nominations end Monday

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. 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

In the News

Beyond the Headlines

Involvement in high school is key

When you turn that magic age of 18, there is no manual for life. There isn’t something that breaks down each of the next steps after becoming an adult. Of course nowadays, people can Google any question someone has.  More...

Executive Session Watch

Eye on: OOB Town Council

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – When it comes to the Old Orchard Beach Town Council, there has been little to dispute or question in how they have used executive sessions this year to conduct business. More...

Library Links

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

While it is true that Christmas comes but once a year, sometimes here at Dyer Library and Saco Museum, it almost seems like a year-round event. Why? More...

Letters

Reader believes president is Muslim

To the editor:   Remember the saying, “Like father, like son?” President Barack Hussein Obama’s father was a Muslim who lived in Kenya, Africa – a Third World country.  More...

Thanks to donations, troops remembered

To the editor:   More...

Obituaries

Lucia Moreno

Lucia Tovar Moreno of Saco passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at home surrounded by her loved ones.  More...