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News

Arundel launches withdrawal process

ARUNDEL — Selectmen in Arundel accepted a petition Monday to start the process toward a potential pullout from RSU 21.  More...

Health and welfare director could be out of a job

BIDDEFORD – The director of the health and welfare department, Vicky Edgerly, has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a citywide department reorganization that may result in the elimination of her position.  More...

Community News

BHS student wins Principal’s Award

Kirsten Lebreux, a senior at Biddeford High School, has been selected to receive the 2016 Principal’s Award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, which is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievemen More...

Saco Museum offers new exhibit next month

“Beneath the Surface,” New England wax encaustic artists, will be displayed April 2 through May 28 at Saco Museum. An opening reception will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1. An artist talk will be held at 6:30 p.m. More...

Boatbuilding festival will be July 16, 17 at Biddeford mill

The weekend of July 16 and 17 will be all about boats when the Biddeford Boatbuilding Festival takes over the Pepperell Mill event space.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Civil case moves along, dismissal refuted

BIDDEFORD – Plaintiffs in two civil lawsuits against the city have filed statements opposing Biddeford’s motions to dismiss the cases.  More...

RFP on hold for new transfer station

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The town called back a request for proposal for construction of a Milliken Street transfer station due to lack of permit approval from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Assistant Town Manager V. 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

Lose a little, gain a lot of ...time

You may be a bit upset about losing that hour of sleep last weekend, but there’s something you can do to add some extra hours of enjoyment, not just for yourself, but the whole community.  More...

Correction

A brief in last week’s Courier should have indicated a veteran’s open house and resource fair will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at American Legion Post 57, 14 Imperial St., Old Orchard Beach. More...

Eating right can improve quality of life

Legend states that on April 2, 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León was the first European to discover modern-day Florida when he traveled on a quest for the mythical “Fountain of Youth.” While modern science has proven that there is More...

Letters

Ask candidates one question and you’ll know

To the editor:   More...

News network isn’t fair when it comes to candidates

To the editor:   I was pleased that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told the truth on “Fox and Friends” Feb. More...

Community ‘Soup-er’ was a great success

To the editor:   More...