July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

OOB lacks bathrooms

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Residents and business owners in Old Orchard Beach are once again bemused by the lack of public restrooms available for beachgoers along the shore. More...

News

Multiple projects in works at UNE Biddeford campus

BIDDEFORD – The University of New England is planning several major renovations for the coming year as the school changes leadership and assesses its role within the community.  More...

Airport Commission to choose engineering firm

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Airport Commission will decide whether to renew its contract with Gale Associates or find a new engineering firm within the next few months. More...

City responds to illegal camper

BIDDEFORD – Code Enforcement officers from the city of Biddeford were called upon to settle a question of camping on Grayson Street. More...

Editorial

Policy, not just recognition needed for firefighters

Beyond the Headlines

Saco Fire Chief John Duross is an exemplary man. He embodies not just the qualities of a great fire chief, but of a great leader. He genuinely cares for each person he comes into contact with. More...

Legislators address opioid abuse

Legislative Lowdown

Last year, in an effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maine enacted one of the toughest opioid prescription laws in the nation. More...

A shed full of books awaits shoppers

Library Links

While out for my morning walk, I heard loud banging accompanied by someone yelling “Get me out of here!” coming from the Libby Library Book Shed. I ran into the library and got the key from one of the librarians. More...

Downtown buildings are changing hands

In an undisclosed deal, one building is traded for another and the former courthouse is sold to a Portland area developer

BIDDEFORD – The former Bank of America building at 208 Main St. was traded to Bangor Savings Bank for its current property at 163 Main St. Caleb Johnson sold 208 Main St. to a business partner who executed the trade with Bangor Savings.  More...

Larger than life

Full Story

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

Birthdays

July 24: Happy 50th birthday Erin McGuiggin- Behen. Thank you for all you do for your family, friends and those you barely know . . . we appreciate your hard work and patience. Enjoy this beautiful day.  More...

Traffic, noise among concerns about Saco Island development

SACO – Factory Island may be home to new condos, a hotel, restaurant, park and marinas if developers can balance residents’ concerns with the project’s financial viability.  More...

Ask the Experts

Casco Bay Ford  The most common inquiry we receive is “My check engine light is on. Is it safe to drive?  More...

Community News

Knights to hold lobster roll sale

The St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus will hold a lobster roll sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11.  More...

Chorus to audition singers

Tri City Community Chorus invites any singers interested in joining, to a vocal screening for all voice parts Monday, Aug. 21.  It will be at the Masonic Hall, third floor of the Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, 252 Main St., Saco. More...

See vintage baseball

A vintage baseball game will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 30 in Arundel. It is sponsored by Arundel Historical Society and Arundel Little League and will take place at Gilliam Field (behind Mildred L. 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...