January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Courthouse could become market of sort

BIDDEFORD – David Flood and Caleb Johnson have won an online auction to purchase the building at 27 Washington St. that was originally built as a post office in 1913 and was later used as both a district and superior court. More...

News

Home for trafficked people established

BIDDEFORD – Since 2007, when the Senate designated Jan. More...

Volunteers needed to survey the homeless

The Veterans Outreach Project and Tri-County Mental Health Services seek volunteers to help administer this year’s Point in Time Survey of the Homeless, being held Wednesday, Jan. 28. More...

Community News

Library Links

Have the best year ever at McArthur Public Library

I’m pretty lucky.  More...

‘Benny-fit’ is Jan. 11

Biddeford Ben Grant lost his home in a Biddeford fire. More...

Library to host money class

A free, six-week course, “The Money Class,” based on Suze Orman’s book of the same title, will be held at McArthur Library beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m.  More...

Rochambeau Club for sale

Fourteen-year president of the club is mum on details, except for some posts on social media

BIDDEFORD – The property owned by the Rochambeau Club at 329 South St. More...

Great Person Award winner is Saco man

SACO – The readers of the Courier have voted, and Saco resident Mike Desjardins was named the Great Person of  2014.  More...

HOB, city won’t pursue Main Street Challenge

BIDDEFORD – The Main Street Challenge, a downtown business program funded by the city and administered by Heart of Biddeford, will not continue for a third year.  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

Births

Clara Louise Preble was born Nov. 10, 2014, to Jake and Jennifer (Berthiaume) Preble of Old Orchard Beach. Grandparents are David and Louise Berthiaume of Saco, Jeffrey Preble and Deborah Uva of Gray, and the late Deborah Preble. More...

Birthdays

Jan. 4: Happy birthday Nancy Frothingham from your old friends. Jan. 9: Happy birthday Bonnie Lachance from GMACC. More...

Letters

New high school would cost too much

To the editor:   Our town council members remind me of a little boy. You give him money, he will run to the store to buy candy.  More...

Plight from pantry is nice, but . . .

To the editor:   More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Jan. 8

Open play time, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. More...

Friday, Jan. 9

Acoustic country jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Hotdogs and coffee available for purchase. Donation at the door. FMI, call 831-5784.   More...

Saturday, Jan. 10

Contra dance and dinner, 6 to 11 p.m., Saco   More...