January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


Expect to see ‘Good Deed Crew’ in action soon

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement will kick off a new initiative this weekend – the Good Deed Crew – to inspire people to do small, positive acts that may not take much time, but can make a meaningful impact. More...


Local delegation named to state committees

Beyond the Headlines

The speaker of the House and the president of the Senate have made their appointments to legislative committees. Committees serve an important purpose in the governance of our state. In fact, it is where the bulk of the work takes place. More...

The howling wilderness?

Library Links

This morning, while doing some research, I came across a history of Wells and Kennebunk that was published in the late 19th century. One of the topics briefly covered in that dusty tome was of wolves in 18th century Maine. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La vocation alors que je grandissais (deuxième volet)

Le noviciat se trouvait dans la province de Québec dans un village appelé Ancienne Lorette pas trop loin de la ville de Québec. More...

‘New hope’ offered in Biddeford

Pregnancy center opens downtown

BIDDEFORD – A faith-based pregnancy resource center has opened downtown to provide support to expecting parents.   More...

Giving back is natural for Saco family

SACO – Voted by Courier readers as the Great Person of 2014, Saco resident Mike Desjardins has always been driven to be involved in his community. 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

New chairman takes helm of DDC after member’s tenure

BIDDEFORD – WARD 1 resident Bill Durkin was elected chairman of the Downtown Development Commission at its January meeting.  Durkin thanked outgoing Chairman Brian Keely, who has been on the commission for 16 years and served as chairman f More...

New quilting exhibit to open at Saco Museum, reception is Friday, Jan. 16

The Saco Museum will hold “Definitions: Words Interpreted by Fiber Artists,” organized in cooperation with Art Quilt Designers. The exhibition will be on view Saturday, Jan. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 28. More...

Politics, not as usual, for high school student

SACO – Most high school seniors spend their final fall semester in school worrying about their favorite team, friends and what they are going to do when their high school years come to an end.  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...