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News

Busing proposal draws criticism

KENNEBUNK — Residents of Arundel, who have continued to enjoy school choice since the creation of RSU 21 in 2009, say they feel taken for a ride by the school district, which is floating a plan to stop busing students to other districts.  More...

Community News

Have beer with the bishop on Feb. 9

Held once a month at a southern Maine restaurant or bar, “Theology on Tap,” a gathering of college students and young adults that features food, drinks, conversation, and engaging theology discussions, will be held 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Representative continues to lead young elected officials

Rep. Justin Chenette (D-Saco) has been reappointed as state director for the Young Elected Officials Network.  Chenette is serving his third term in the role. More...

Alumni assist

“Our state is in need of new energy and a new approach to tackling our most pressing issues. The millennial generation can offer both when given the chance,” Chenette said.  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...

Anti-harassment orders denied

BIDDEFORD – A judge at Biddeford District Court decided not to issue protection from harassment orders against Matt Lauzon, a Boston businessman who grew up in Biddeford, and Randy Seaver, husband of at-large City Councilor Laura Seaver.  More...

Mechanically minded

Saco Middle School student Bryce Lavigne job shadowed a mechanic at Yankee Ford in South Portland. 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

New programs sure to keep cabin fever away

Let the winter temperatures take their best shot because you can come in from the cold to the warmth of Libby Memorial Library. There are many comfortable and calming things to do.  More...

Community welcome to donate box tops

Saco Middle School’s Snowball Blitz ban Monday, Feb. 1.  Students bring in Box Tops for Education to their teachers and teachers bundle them into groups of 25 and turn them in to Blitz coordinators. More...

They rock for cause

Committee members for an area oldies dance that raises money for Ronald McDonald House are Robin Chibroski, Norm Ouellette, Roger Ouellette, Dottie Ouellette, Joyce McGee, Bonnie Ouellette, Wendy Twi More...

Letters

Why are bridge supporters opposed to school?

To the editor:   More...

Caucus with OOB Dems; better than a primary

Here in Maine we use a caucus to determine our preference for a presidential nominee. The caucus is structured much like a New England traditional town meeting. More...

City will support bridge rehab – more work to do

To the editor:  Wonderful news: The Saco City Council agreed to a rehabilitation contractor and additional money for the historic Stackpole Bridge. Work will begin during the construction season of 2016.  More...