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News

Students to debut project

A single family home on Main Street in Biddeford sat shuttered for years. More...

A new view where the water falls

From left, Economic Development Coordinator Brad Favreau, state Rep. More...

Community News

Communities invited to ceremony, parade

Community members of Biddeford and Saco are invited to the Memorial Day ceremony and parade on Monday, May 29 to pay respect and honor those who served and died for the country. The day begins with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. More...

Bike rodeo is Saturday at public works in Saco

The Parent Teacher Organizations of Young and Fairfield schools in Saco has partnered with Saco Parks and Recreation, Saco Public Works, Saco Police Department, Saco Fire Department, Rotary Club of Saco Bay and Saco Masonic Lodge 9 to host the second More...

Women taking lead is lecture topic

Heart of Biddeford hosts a monthly Entrepreneurs Group that is free and open to the public with the goal of creating networking and educational opportunities for entrepreneurs. This month’s event will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Superintendent impressed by volunteer effort

To the editor:   More...

Council should let school department do its job

To the editor:   While I’m grateful the Saco City Council passed a budget with a responsible, modest increase in the mil rate, as an educator and taxpayer I am gravely concerned about the council’s myopic meddling with the school dep 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...

Lawsuit against Saco officials is dismissed

SACO – Justice John O’Neil Jr. ruled late on Friday, May 12 to dismiss Saco resident Barbara Colman’s lawsuit against Saco city officials. More...

Biddeford’s DDC on chopping block

BIDDEFORD – The future of Biddeford’s Downtown Development Commission remains unclear ahead of a special council meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18, the first of two public hearings on the city budget that will take place. 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

Going for the gold

Leslie Mason of Biddeford shows off awards for third-place in softball, firstplace in the 10 meter walk and 25 meter walk at the May 4 York County Special Olympics Spring Games. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Butters is a calm 3-year-old girl who is also incredibly sweet and craves attention. It takes her a little time to adjust to new situations and when meeting new people. More...

MAY is... How to maintain mental focus

The technological advancements made in the 21st century have undoubtedly made life easier in many ways, but this golden age of gadgets has not come without some negative side effects. More...

Editorial

Travel crisis averted

Beyond the Headlines

Crisis averted. If the Legislature and the governor failed to act, a bureaucratic nightmare would have prevented Mainers from using their state IDs and driver’s licenses to board domestic flights, starting in January 2018.  More...

Birthdays

May 18: Happy 25th anniversary Leslie and Linda Mason.  May 19: Happy birthday Colton Graffam from GMACC . . . happy birthday Noah Graffam from GMACC.  More...

Should mining be allowed in Maine?

Legislative Lowdown

In Biddeford, we have a long tradition of quarrying for granite. A hike through Clifford Park or Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary will show you many places where this quarrying, a form of mining, has historically taken place.  More...