August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Biddeford officials sell land off Mile Stretch Road

BIDDEFORD – The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will purchase two parcels of land along Mile Stretch Road in Biddeford Pool as part of its ongoing conservation efforts. More...

Saco Pathfinders to halt lawnmower, kart racing

SACO – The Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club has suspended kart racing indefinitely in a time of financial uncertainty for the organization. More...

Invasive plants to be removed at sanctuary

BIDDEFORD – Invasive plants have been an issue in the state for many years but several organizations hope to address the root of the problem in Biddeford Pool this September.  More...

Letters

Residents, look at your tax bills

You probably received your property tax bill recently. Some taxpayers were fortunate to see a decrease, but there are many who did not. 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...

Surge threatened by lack of housing

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The Surge Baseball Team has rescheduled its remaining home games due to a lack of housing availability for players. More...

TA to pay partial year’s taxes

SACO – Thornton Academy paid a portion of one year’s taxes on the former Winterhaven assisted living facility in June, but will continue to be exempt from paying property taxes on the parcel under its nonprofit status. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
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

Neighbors

Art installation at Biddeford mills opens on Sept. 15

Area artists will present “Influx,” a multimedia installation at the Pepperell Mill Campus, beginning in September, with an opening 5 to 9 p.m. p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, during Biddeford’s RiverJam Fest.  More...

Coming together

Biddeford community members celebrated the third day of Finding The Pieces, Wednesday, Aug. 9, a two-week summer camp tailored to children with autism. More...

Deering Lumber to hold competition

Deering Lumber in Biddeford, 14 Elm St., will host the CAMO Screw Off! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, a head-to-head competition from National Nail offering the chance to win a 2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster motorcycle and other cash prizes.  More...

Editorial

Need for blood donation is at all time high

Beyond the Headlines

Blood. It is an essential liquid of life. It is something we really don’t think about until a child scrapes their knee or when something more serious happens and you are on the receiving end of treatment.  More...

Help is near if issue persists

Legislative Lowdown

One of the most rewarding parts of being a state representative is being able to assist constituents with state matters. Although it is not always the case, I am sometimes able to help. Let me give you a couple examples. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 17: Happy birthday Uncle Ed (Ed Lacroix), love, Lilly, Michael, Gavyn, Dylan and Alyssa . . . happy birthday Michelle Waterhouse from GMACC.  More...