August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Developer behind building swap open to suggestions

BIDDEFORD – Richard Levy, owner of 163 Main St. in downtown Biddeford, which houses Bangor Savings Bank, is prepared to make a long term commitment to the Biddeford area. Levy, who owns a home in Biddeford Pool, traded 208 Main St. More...

‘The Syringa Tree’

One woman, 24 characters at Engine

BIDDEFORD – A Biddeford native will return home this summer to perform a one-woman show that tackles themes of home and family. Courtney Wood, 27, is the only performer in “The Syringa Tree,” which will be held at 7 p.m. More...

OOB comes up with plan to offer toilets

Old Orchard Beach Town Manager Larry Mead said the town council voted for public toilet funding in its fiscal year 2017-2018 budget approval, which took effect Saturday, July 1. More...

Editorial

Triathlon is boost for both tourism and nonprofits

Beyond the Headlines

Ironman is coming to our community.  No, not the Marvel comic book superhero that spawned a major film franchise. More...

Remember bike safety rules

Legislative Lowdown

Cycling in and around Biddeford this time of year is very popular, and for good reason. Riding in the area is beautiful. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 3: Happy birthday Fred Small from GMACC. Aug. 4: Happy birthday Benjamin Waterhouse from GMACC. Aug. 5: Happy birthday Gary Lewison from GMACC.  More...

More interest sought for new downtown district

BIDDEFORD – The Downtown Improvement District could soon become a reality, but city officials have more questions to answer before anything is finalized.  More...

Salvation Army plans expansion

Old Orchard Beach – The Salvation Army plans to make significant additions to its facilities along Church Street and Union Avenue.  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

Boo Boo is an ever so handsome and very sweet boy who is 7 years old. Unfortunately, his previous family could no longer afford to care for him so he is searching for a new chapter in his life. More...

Beach is open to all

From left, Julian Fuschillo, Charles Pearlo and Lifeguard Captain Chris Lessard received the beach accessible wheelchair Friday, July 21 at the Bathhouse in Biddeford Pool. More...

Community News

Bike Rodeo is Aug. 12

Cub Scout Pack 308 will host a Bike Rodeo from 9 a.m. to noon at Biddeford Primary School Saturday, Aug. 12. More...

Learn about skating team

The DownEasters, an adult synchronized skating team, will hold open houses 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 and Aug. More...

Church embarks on shoe drive

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a shoe drive fundraiser through Oct. 22 to raise funds for church preservation. Trinity will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected. 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...