June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New member joins council

Mayor Alan Casavant nominated Victoria Foley as city councilor for Ward 5 to replace Bob Mills for the remainder of the current term, which will expire in December 2017. She was sworn in last week.  More...

Seniors to take survey

The city of Biddeford is part of the Age Friendly Community Network with AARP and is conducting a survey of Biddeford residents. the Biddeford Age Friendly Community Committee is leading the effort. More...

City hires finance director

The Biddeford City Council will be asked to support City Manager James A. Bennett’s nomination of Cheryl Fournier to become Biddeford’s next finance director. More...

Community News

Educational union names new president

The Woman’s Educational and Industrial Union of Saco recently held its annual luncheon and installation of officers. Outgoing president Faith Hatter was thanked and given an appreciation gift for her service. More...

La Kermesse celebrates 35th annual festival

The 35th annual La Kermesse Festival will be held June 22-25. More...

Boy Scouts looking for yard sale donations

The Boy Scouts of Troop 310 with Scouts from Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Dayton will host a yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday June 24 at Biddeford-Saco Elks Lodge, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco. 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...

Health

Men’s Health Screening

Many women feel that they can’t give a man directions. Maybe it’s the stubborn tendency of males, or maybe it’s that they don’t like to be told what to do. More...

Individual Care of Maine

Q. What makes Individual Care of Maine different from other In Home Care companies.  A. A few things separate us from other in home care companies.  First; We prioritize getting outside daily as it pertains to each client. More...

Did you know?

A Senior helping Seniors. I have been helping my peers for over 12 years understand the various options available when becoming eligible for Medicare. Turning 65, leaving employment after turning 65, or maybe just moving into the State of Maine? More...

Airport neighbor rallies residents for negotiations

BIDDEFORD – The city of Biddeford and Biddeford Municipal Airport are working together to obtain avigation easements from landowners whose properties are adjacent to the airport. More...

Saco officials hope to include public access in cable contract

SACO – The Saco Cable Advisory Committee held its first of several meetings ahead of the city’s contract negotiations with Spectrum, formerly Time Warner Cable. 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

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Cuddles and Turquoise are a stunning pair of sisters that would very much like to find a family to adopt them together. More...

Congratulations OOB class of 2017

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Editorial

Governor holds up affordable senior housing

Beyond the Headlines

Last week, I was proud to cast my vote along with a bipartisan group of fellow senators to override Gov. More...

Maine school funding, explained

Legislative Lowdown

In the most recent statewide election, voters passed a referendum calling for 55 percent of school funding to come from the state. That’s confusing, though – for two reasons.  More...

Enjoy a meal, build a world

Library Links

I made my way over to Libby Library on a sweltering afternoon to avail myself of the air conditioning and get a beach read for later. As on many previous occasions, I heard some highly unusual mutterings coming from the stacks. More...