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Moratorium set for Industrial Park pot

SACO — A six month moratorium is in place that will prevent new permits for medical marijuana caregiver facilities within Saco’s Industrial Park.  The Saco City Council voted Monday, May 15, to put permits on hold in zones I-1 and I- More...

News

Summit focuses on youth and marijuana use

SACO – Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition held its fourth annual Marijuana Summit at People’s Choice Credit Union to empower York County high school students to live sober, goal-oriented lives.  More...

Councilor overcame obstacles to serve the public

BIDDEFORD – Bob Mills, city councilor for Ward 5 in Biddeford, said being an elected official has been a phenomenal journey. More...

Towns to work out permits to let horses on beaches

Horses are not allowed to be on the beach from now until October in Scarborough, but a little more than four months from now when they are, riders may be expected to abide by a different set of rules. More...

Community News

OOB police begin seatbelt detail

The Old Orchard Beach Police Department has been awarded a grant for the 2017 Click it Or Ticket/Buckle Up No Excuses! More...

Cash Run is June 24

Each year, hundreds of runners, walkers and families come together for the Run for Cash, a memorial 5K and family race remembering Army Capt. Christopher Scott Cash. More...

Chorus to host spring concert

Tri City Community Chorus, with Music Director Nick MacDonald, presents its spring concert, Made for Music, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco.  More...

Letters

City doesn’t listen to all residents

To the editor:   “The democratic process is only as great as the people who participate in it.”  – Jeff Miller   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Resident to challenge city in court over docs

BIDDEFORD – Biddeford resident Matt Lauzon, representing himself, has filed a complaint against the city of Biddeford in York County Superior Court regarding access to what he says is public information.  More...

Four months in

Opiate outreach coordinator works to rid stigma

BIDDEFORD – Maegan Lambert- Irish is working hard to raise awareness after just 16 weeks in the position of outreach coordinator for the Saco Biddeford Opiate Outreach Initiative. 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

TA alum reflects on ‘Pippin’ tour

SACO – Most people have dreamt of being on a stage, of bright lights illuminating their face and applause surrounding them. Few experience this dream becoming a reality, but if it does, it makes success that much sweeter. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Coco Jones is a black lab mix and is almost 2 years old. When she was rescued one of her back legs was terribly infected and had to be removed. More...

Fashion forward

Left, Ryan Giguere of Kathy Moody’s C. K. Burns School fourth grade class sits in front of American Victorian Era dresses at the Embellishments exhibit at the Saco Museum on Friday, May 19. More...

Editorial

Support our homeless heroes

Beyond the Headlines

One veteran homeless, is one too many.  Sadly, there are individuals who fought for the rights and freedoms we enjoy today that are struggling with basic necessities including a roof over their heads.  There are two programs that provide tr More...

The wrong kind of surprise: bills

Legislative Lowdown

Have you had a surprise medical bill? You slip and fall getting out of your car and twist your ankle badly. So you go to the emergency room, get an X-ray, and good news: it turns out the bone is not broken. More...

Correction

In a story titled “Up to Bat” in last week’s Courier, an event at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach should have been listed as the New England Parkinson’s Ride, which is hosted by the Michael J. More...