October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Two challenge incumbent for Saco mayor’s seat

Bette Brunswick and Roland “Ron” Michaud are challenging incumbent Don Pilon for mayor of Saco. Candidate surveys appear here in alphabetical order by last name.  Name: Bette Jane Brunswick  Age: 53   More...

One challenges Saco incumbent in Ward 2

Roger Gay will face incumbent Saco City Councilor Leslie Smith Jr. for the Ward 2 seat.  Name: Roger Gay  Age: 57  Occupation: Quality control inspector.   More...

Business owner challenges multi-term councilor

Alan Minthorn will face incumbent Saco City Councilor Arthur Tardif for the Ward 5 seat.  Name: Alan Minthorn  Age: 58  Occupation: Owner, Maine Senior Insurance, LLC.   More...

Editorial

Library offers event, resources to trace family history

In many places around the world, October is Family History Month. While preparing for a recent talk by local celeb Tonya Shevenell, we decided to adopt the honorary month at McArthur Library. 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...

In the long run, martyred journalist will be remembered

SACO/MANCHESTER, N.H. – A couple that lived in Saco for more than 20 years, who are related to the late James Foley, have organized a 5K race in Manchester, New Hampshire, to raise money for the James Foley Foundation.  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

Concert will benefit youth trip to Poland

Several local musicians will perform at a concert and dance to raise money for parishioners at Good Shepherd Parish to attend World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland. The event is 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Lucky Pup Rescues

Maggie is a gentle, graceful mixed breed dog who is 11/ years old and 48 pounds. She has a beautiful coat and those ears are the best. Maggie is agile, smart and loyal. More...

Community News

Birthdays

Oct. 15: Happy birthday Deb Tanguay from GMACC . . . Happy birthday Douglas Nunan from your Maine family.  Oct. 18: Happy Birthday Auntie Lisa (Lacroix) love, Dylan, Gavyn and Alyssa.  More...

‘Friends’ in OOB recognized next week

Libby Memorial Library in Old Orchard Beach recognizes the week of Oct. 18 to 24 as part of the 10th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. More...

‘Trunk-or-treat’ event is Oct. 31 in Saco

St. Augustine Anglican Church will hold trick-or-treat in its parking lot, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Letters

Candidate for mayor has always given back to city

To the editor:   More...

Candidate in Saco moves issues forward

To the editor:   I ardently support Ron Michaud as the next mayor of Saco.  More...

Former mayor is a problem solver, motivator

To the editor:   Three words embody Ron Michaud: leadership, integrity, vision. I urge Saco citizens to support his candidacy for mayor on Tuesday, Nov. More...