December 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


Last chance to decide who will be ‘Great Person’

Nominations for the Courier’s Great Person Award have ended, which opens up the voting period. Published this week is the list of the 11 nominees and a description of why they should be considered.  More...

Dance to benefit Ronald McDonald House

The ninth annual Oldies Benefit Dance will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Eagle’s Hall on 57 Birch St., Biddeford. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House of Portland. To date the events have raised more than $25,800.  More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Huxley is a darling, shy boy who is 7 months old. He relies on other dogs in his foster home and would make a great addition to a family who already has one or more canine buddies. More...

BIS changes protocol after PETA contact

BIDDEFORD – After a complaint was reported to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Biddeford Intermediate School is adopting a new method for removing unwanted mice from the premises.  More...

2015: A look back at the year’s stories

At the end of each year, the Courier looks back at the most interesting stories published during the last 12 months. 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

Public chooses favorite trees

Dyer Library and Saco Museum announced the winners of the People’s Choice, Students’ Choice, and Student Art Contest awards for Home for the Holidays, the 11th annual Festival of Trees. More...

Biddeford High School, term one

Grade 12   More...


The match goes up

Library Links

Just about this time last year, we received the wonderful news that the Next Gen Foundation had provided Dyer Library and Saco Museum with a very substantial grant of $100,000 outright, and the promise of an additional $57,000 if we could raise a mat 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...