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Flocking together

Biddeford residents are being “flocked” and tiger “clawed,” to raise money for Project Sunrise for the class of 2017 at Biddeford High School. More...

Photography seminar is free

Saco & Biddeford Savings will host a free photography seminar with landscape photography experts, Mark Jones and Benjamin Williamson. The session, to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.  More...

In Biddeford lawsuits, state law claims against officers remain

BIDDEFORD – In its Sept. 15 issue, the Courier reported that the lawsuits brought by Matt Lauzon and Lawrence Ouellette had dismissed the federal claims against the respective officers in their individual capacity.  More...

Community News

‘Findings’ opens at Engine this week

When painter Juliet Karelsen’s father died in 2013, Karelsen was left to disassemble the New York City apartment he had lived in for nearly 50 years. More...

A friend to nature

This week a duck crossing sign went up in Old Orchard Beach after resident Brad Laverriere reported in July that ducks had been run over by a vehicle near his condo on West Grand Avenue. More...

OOB company receives grant

The Maine Technology Institute approved seven new grant applications in August 2016, totaling $55,785 in awards to entrepreneurs from across Maine to advance new product and process development in aquaculture and marine technology, forestry and agric 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...

Night out

An Overnight Low, a band started by Biddeford native Chad Walls, will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at Empire, 575 Congress St. in Portland. More...

Commission touches on nation-wide police issues

BIDDEFORD – Police Chief Roger Beaupre updated the police commission this month about the department’s efforts to recruit and retain police officers and update policies.  Beaupre said police departments everywhere are struggling to k More...

Program offers vacant space tours

BIDDEFORD – Heart of Biddeford is trying a new strategy for matching small business owners with available business space. On Sept. 26 it offered the first of tours of various vacant spaces on Main Street, Alfred Street and Jefferson Street. 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

Dentists, doctors support continued water flouridation

BIDDEFORD – In a public hearing, Biddeford area residents discussed November’s referendum on stopping fluoridation of the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Wells Water District (KKW) water. The hearing took place at the Sept. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Tina was found with her two puppies, Toby and Tango, and her friend Amy, in a cemetery where they were clearly dumped. More...

Welcome to the club

Altrusa International Biddeford-Saco welcomed new member, Lynn Steed. Pictured, from left, Mickey Lamb, Bella Cowan, Steed and Ann Milliard. (Courtesy photo) More...

Editorial

Libby Library brings patrons to moon and back

Library Links

Vaughn Monroe raced with it. Neil Armstrong landed on it. Now Old Orchard Beach residents can observe and learn more about it. The “it,” of course, is the moon. Saturday, Oct. More...

Birthdays

Oct. 4: Happy anniversary Tom and Bonnie Kremser from GMACC . . . happy birthday Shannon Labrecque . . . happy birthday Francys Perkins from GMACC.   More...

Letters

Officials should have cooled their heels on school vote

To the editor:   More...

Candidate shows leadership in Biddeford

To the editor:   Last week I attended a community forum. More than 100 people were there and many watched from home. The speakers were open and connected with the audience. The moderator made sure the event focused on the positive. More...

Fellow Democrat isn’t comfortable with incumbent

To the editor:   I’m a longtime member of the Democratic Party and am part of the York County Democratic Committee. I don’t often speak against my party, but the knowledge I have of Rep. Martin Grohman needs to be heard.  More...