December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Time is left for nominations

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

News

Woman bitter about snakes being confiscated, euthanized

BIDDEFORD – A former Biddeford resident said the state had no justification in killing snakes it seized from her 133 Foss St. apartment in August and now wants to educate the public about the often misunderstood reptiles.  More...

Franco festival seeks return to St. Louis Field

BIDDEFORD – Officers of La Kermesse Franco-Americaine guided city councilors on a site walk Nov. 24 of St. Louis Field in the hopes of returning the popular cultural festival to its original location. More...

Asset liquidation next for defunct bakery

BIDDEFORD – The former J.J. Nissen building, at 1 Baker’s Way, is being gutted and equipment used at the former bakery removed. More...

Letters

Front page photo was offensive

Just a note to let you know that I find the feature cover story of your Thanksgiving edition offensive and disturbing. More...

Obituaries

Raymond E. Chappell

Raymond E. Chappell, 79, of East Waterboro, died Thursday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2015, at Kennebunk Center for Health and Rehabilitation.  He was born in Biddeford on Oct. More...

Mayor meddles with charter chair appointment

BIDDEFORD – Members of the charter revision commission found themselves at odds with Mayor Alan Casavant over the appointment of the commission’s chairman. As of the Courier’s deadline, the agenda for the Tuesday, Dec. More...

Goodwill in focus, thanks to local photographer

BIDDEFORD – A local photographer will participate in an annual international charitable event that provides free portraits to families in need.  Joe McKenney, owner of McKenney Photography at 40 Main St., in Pepperell Center, said he has b 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

Biddeford pupils organize food drive for the needy

BIDDEFORD – A group of fifth-graders at Biddeford Intermediate School have organized a food drive to help low-income residents. More...

City’s smokestack to be illuminated

The smokestack in downtown Biddeford and Saco was scheduled to be illuminated Wednesday, Dec. 2 for the first evening thanks to newly installed lighting. More...

Editorial

Libby is the place to research, try out potential gifts

Many have started shopping for the holidays and others will wait a bit longer. More...

Stackpole Bridge is literally history etched in stone

What makes Saco such a special community? Why have we chosen to live here? Perhaps it’s the schools and the strong family values. Perhaps it’s the city’s diverse geography and broad range of living experiences.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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