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Academy gears up for ‘Nutcracker’ in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD/SACO – Ever since Elisabeth Nunes, 11, of Biddeford, first saw “The Nutcracker,” a popular Christmastime ballet set to music by Romantic-era composer Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky, she has dreamed of performing the role of Cla More...

Event benefits children

An oldies benefit dance is scheduled for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Elks Lodge on Ocean Park Road in Saco. Tickets are limited to 150. Proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House of Portland. More...

Corrections

In the July 31 article, “Community embraces after shooting,” Sarah Forbes said her friend Maxweel Xavier Casbay committed suicide three doors down from where the Smiths lived. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Palmitessa

Joyce Dora Palmitessa, 77, passed away on Aug. 11, 2014, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. She was born in Caribou, a daughter of the late Arsene and Elma (Belanger) Pelletier. More...

Normand Camire

Normand Bernard Camire, 76, of Saco, was born into eternal life on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. More...

New parking committee meets Friday

BIDDEFORD – Mayor Alan Casavant has formed an ad hoc downtown parking education committee to educate the public about the city’s parking studies and immediate and long-term parking needs. More...

Tracking TIFs

Understanding TIFs in Biddeford, an overview

This article is an introduction to an ongoing series in the Courier that will take an in-depth look at each of the tax increment financing districts in Biddeford, analyzing their costs and benefits to city residents and how they impact city revenue a More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

The final push - October 24th, 2013 - 10:25am
NRA course attracts women - September 5th, 2013 - 9:41am
Things to do this weekend - August 16th, 2013 - 11:06am
Saco plays Connecticut today in semifinals - August 8th, 2013 - 11:04am
Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional - August 5th, 2013 - 8:58am
Candidates run to replace Michael Coleman - June 10th, 2013 - 10:17am

Community News

Community News

OOB prepares for reunion The Old Orchard Beach Alumni Association Inc. announces the 2014 upcoming all-school reunion to be held Friday, Sept. 12, 13 and 14. More...

Editorial

Library Links

Victorian rug hooking: where it all began

As you probably know by now, the big exhibition at the Saco Museum this summer is “At Home in the Victorian Era.” Since the museum was founded (as the York Institute) right in the middle of the Victorian era, we have many objects in our c More...

Letters

City being sued

To the editor: An open letter to the city attorney: More...

New blood needed

To the editor: The city of Biddeford was booming 30 years ago. We had a thriving economy, good schools, low taxes and people who wanted to move here. More...

Candidate returns

To the editor: I am writing in support of Jim Booth, who is running for State Senate in District 32, which encompasses Arundel, Dayton, Lyman, Alfred, Kennebunkport and Biddeford. 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...