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News

Saco officials hopeful about Camp Ellis fix

SACO —The Saco City Hall Auditorium was crowded and bustling. Concerned community members spoke with one another and shared worries about the Saco River Dredge. More...

Residents have their say about Waterhouse Field

BIDDEFORD – A general meeting of citizens took place in Biddeford Council Chambers to discuss public concerns that surrounded Waterhouse field. More...

Developer, officials say mill project is still happening in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – Over the winter, developer Tim Harrington of Atlantic Holdings, LLC said construction on the $65 million Lincoln Mill project in downtown Biddeford was expected to begin in spring 2017.  More...

Editorial

Disagreements occur over state budget

Legislative Lowdown

You may hear news coming out of Augusta about disagreements and lack of compromise around the state budget. I sincerely hope that by the time you read this we will have a deal. More...

Birthdays

June 22: Happy birthday Susan Stewart from GMACC . . . happy birthday Justin Lachance from GMACC.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

There’s so much to do at McArthur Library this summer

Library Links

Summer is upon us. As students breathe a sigh of relief about the end of the school year, we at McArthur Public Library are busily planning and preparing. More...

Cities discuss joining dispatch centers, dredge Help historical society and bid on auction items

SACO – The Joint Biddeford and Saco Council Steering Committee met to discuss the dredging project of the Saco River and the possible creation of a shared police and fire dispatch center between the two towns. More...

INSIDE

Biddeford resident Missy Nolette- Bald and Ward 2 Councilor John McCurry at a citizens meeting Monday, June 19. See the full story on page 3. (Grant McPherson photo) 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

BHS students awarded scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships awarded to Biddeford High School class of 2017 graduates:  More...

Run for Cash is Saturday

The Run for Cash Memorial Race will be held Saturday, June 24 at Old Orchard Beach High School, rain or shine, beginning at 7:45 a.m. Runners and families can register for a 5K race ora3milewalkatrunforcash.org. More...

Going for it

Biddeford resident Leslie Mason took home first-place in the softball division, second-place in the 10-meter walk and fourth-place in the 25-meter walk at the Special Olympics in Orono. More...

Community News

Saco students receives scholarship from Etz Chaim

Congregation Etz Chaim in Biddeford announced that this year’s Shapiro Service Scholarship was presented to Ethan Levy on June 3. More...

Join retired educators on trip to New Hampshire

The York County Retired Educators Association has planned a trip to Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire for Monday, July 17. More...

Historical society exhibit to feature Big Band era items

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society has brought back artifacts of the Big Band Era. More...

Letters

School board member urges council to spend less in Saco

Thank you to all the Saco voters who turned out at the June 13 budget validation referendum, especially to those who approved our 2017-2018 school budget.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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