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News

Church developers drop request for parking relief

SACO – Cutts Avenue, LLC has adjusted its plan to redevelop Notre Dame de Lourdes church to add sufficient off-street parking to meet the requirements of the city’s zoning ordinance. More...

Biddeford website changed for transparency

BIDDEFORD – The city plans to update the Biddeford city website with the aim of adding transparency to government process.   More...

Donate new pairs of socks for area’s seniors

The Socks for Seniors Holiday Sock Drive collects and distributes pairs of new socks each year. Beginning Oct. 22 through Christmas, Dec. More...

Editorial

Hard boiled wisdom offered from Libby Library mascot

Library Links

Tuesday, Nov. 1 saw a new addition to the Libby Library family when a wayward lobster in search of a life not filled with bottom feeding and trap evading sauntered into their midst. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 3: Happy birthday Patty Wheeldon, love, your cousins, Sheila and Cheryl. Nov. 6: Happy birthday Philip Nunan (Jr.), love, Holly, Mom and your brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Nov.  More...

“Où es-tu Marie- Ange, Marie- Ange?”

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Souvent après trois ans et demi de rubriques avec le “Courier”, je viens à m’apercevoir que les idées et les sujets pour mes écrits tarissent. More...

Lack of subs prompts pay increase

BIDDEFORD – In response to ongoing difficulties finding substitute teachers, the Biddeford School Committee voted to raise the pay rate for substitutes.  More...

Courthouse deal yet to be determined

BIDDEFORD/ALFRED – Finer details still need to be worked out between the city of Biddeford and the state after the decision to locate the new York County courthouse on Route 1 in Biddeford.  More...

Big bands focus of OOB exhibit

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Old Orchard Beach Historical Society is planning a new exhibit for the Harmon Museum to feature the highest points of Old Orchard Beach’s music history. 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

Free dinner offered on Thanksgiving

Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church will hold its 12th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner and delivery service and is ready to take reservations. The church plans to serve nearly 300 meals on Thanksgiving Day throughout the Saco Bay area. More...

Community News

Cornell professor to Lecture at TA

Allen Carlson, an international relations expert from Cornell University, will deliver a lecture titled “Contemporary China: Dragon or Panda,” 3:15 to 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Bob and Brandy are a wonderful brother and sister duo who were rescued along with their mom and five siblings. They are super sweet, friendly and so bonded that they should be adopted together. More...

Retreat focuses on topic of being a ‘handmaid’

A one-day retreat will be held at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford Pool 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. The topic is, “The Handmaid of the Lord,” with Ann Boyle.  More...

Letters

Should Thornton Academy pay in lieu of taxes?

Catholic schools.  As teachers, principals and assistants, the sisters have been looked upon as role models by generations of young people. Though they are less in number, their commitment to Catholic education is stronger than ever. More...

Watchdog group suggests streamlining Saco’s roads

The city of Saco should rethink its policy regarding private roads. Saco has 64 private roads, totaling 10.43 miles, with 187 homes. Why change the policy?  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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