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Pumpkin Harvest Fest a great success

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In bed for a rainy day

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution competes in the bed race at Saturday’s Pumpkin Harvest Festival, racing against Saco city staff. More...

Hollis residents compete for seat that covers part of Saco

Printed below are responses to a candidate survey form from candidates for State Representative House District 16, which represents Hollis, the southern part of Buxton, and a small part of northern Saco. More...

Editorial

A sudden frisson

Library Links

Confession: I have read all of the “Shopaholic” series by Sophie Kinsella. Further confession: I’ve read most of them twice. More...

Letters

State rep endorses fellow politician for Biddeford race

To the editor:   More...

Saco candidate will fight for the needs of seniors

To the editor:   Justin Chenette has gone above and beyond for seniors in our community.  More...

Former official supports incumbent for House

To the editor:   I am writing to endorse Martin Grohman for re-election to the Maine state Legislature. I had the honor of representing Biddeford in the Legislature for a wonderful eight years from 2006 to 2014. More...

Saco River Market moves to downtown Biddeford

SACO/BIDDEFORD – Oct. 22 was Saco River Market’s last day on Saco Island. Starting Oct. 29, the market will set up for the winter season at 18 ½ Crescent St. in Biddeford. The market announced the move on its Facebook page on Oct. More...

Ballpark plan receives full support

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Members of The Ballpark Commission met with the town council to review problems with The Ballpark and to propose a plan for solutions.  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

What is the Cape Elizabeth Home?

We’re a private, not for profit residence offering seniors an attractive alternative to remaining in their own homes.  Who lives at the Home? More...

The Maine Window Company Testimonials

“To say that we are pleased with our new windows would be an understatement. They are wonderful and we could not be happier with the entire experience of working with both of you.” (Diane & Tom, Kennebunk)  More...

Home Snuggers answers all of your questions about “Retrofoam Insulation”!

1) How much does it cost to insulate my house? Depends on how much you want done, and how much we can save you with Efficiency Maine rebates. The average is about $4,500.  2) How long does it take? More...

Community News

Seeds of Hope fundraiser to be held at Nonantum Nov. 20

The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport will host the fourth annual Give Thanks, Give Hope brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 to benefit Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center located in downtown Biddeford.  More...

Leading the way

The Monarch Center out of Saco boasted 32 participants in the Sept. 17 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at York Beach. More...

Free Thanksgiving dinner offered at Most Holy Trinity Church Hall

The 18th annual free community Thanksgiving dinner will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24 at the Most Holy Trinity Church Hall at 271 Main St. in Saco. More...

Obituaries

Tracy Lynn Smith-Millett

Tracy Lynn Smith-Millett, 42, of Biddeford, died Monday morning, Oct. 17, 2016 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House following a long illness.  She was born in Biddeford on Jan. 21, 1974, a daughter of Peter Allen and Debbie Rose (Brennan) Prout. 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...