August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

OOB school officials ready for new year

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Entering its third year as a single-municipality regional school unit, RSU 23 is finally settling in to life as a smaller district. More...

News

Duo’s tales about autism captivate McArthur crowd

BIDDEFORD – A Scarborough man and his son told their personal story of how their family has been affected by autism, at a forum earlier this month at McArthur Public Library. More...

Bishop celebrates church’s 100-year history

Bishop Robert P. Deeley joined parishioners and summer visitors on Sunday, Aug. 21, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Brendan Chapel in Biddeford Pool. More...

Veterans help veterans through Cabela’s car/bike cruise

Member Larry Johnson, President Joe Armstrong and Event Coordinator Dan Marcott of Chapter 1044 (Biddeford) of the Vietnam Veterans of America watch the proceedings of their car show at Cabela's in S More...

Community News

Author to speak about stone walls

Author and master stone builder Kevin Gardner will be at McArthur Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 to talk about the history of New England’s stone walls. More...

Public comment sought

The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to interconnect and upgrade traffic signals along Route 1 from Ross Road in Saco to South Street in Biddeford. More...

TA staffer earns accreditation

Patricia Pierce Erikson of the Maine Public Relations Council recently earned her professional public relations accreditation, receiving the accreditation in public relations designation. More...

Letters

Council to decide on school construction bond

To the editor: The Saco City Council will hold a public hearing on the second and final reading regarding the school bond question on Monday Sept. 6. The council will decide then whether to move forward with the ballot question or vote it down. More...

Candidate isn’t part of ‘establishment’

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Kids are having fun, but hobby is dangerous

To the editor: I'm sure I'm not the only reader who immediately thought of the 700-year-old legendary William Tell Apple shot when I saw your front page of the Aug. 18 edition. More...

Biddeford native works for animal rights

By Molly Lovell-KeelyManaging Editor BIDDEFORD/FLORIDA – Biddeford native Emilee Orsi is following her passion to help animals to Orlando, Florida to work for a program developed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA. More...

Unit 91 goes out for bid

SACO – The city council approved a request for proposals to be issued for purchase and development of Unit 91, a 30,000-square-foot property that the city acquired in January due to a tax foreclosure. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm
Residents to attend meeting, demand anwers - April 15th, 2015 - 10:40am

Neighbors

Mediation is a voluntary settlement process...

Ms. Kathryn McHugh, family attorney and mediator, understands that a major life change, such as divorce, needs to be handled sensitively. Her 20-plus years in family law and mediation makes her just the person to help you through such a transition. More...

Rolnick Chiropractic Wellness Centre

It’s time to reclaim your life from stress and Dr. Ellie Rolnick from Rolnick Chiropractic Wellness Centre in Biddeford can help you do that. More...

L & L Jewelers

Custom Design Specialists

L&L Jewelers made the move from South Portland to Scarborough 6 months ago and while the location has changed, owners Andrey and Irina Malayev’s dedication to providing customers with quality jewelry in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere h More...

Editorial

Thanks for getting in the game

Library Links

Life-size Pac Man and Jenga. An inflatable obstacle course. A Freestyle Frisbee Workshop by two-time World Frisbee Champion Todd Brodeur. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 31: Happy birthday Chantelle and Kevin Graffam from GMACC. Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les bébites de mon enfance

By Norman Beaupré 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...