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News

Officials talk downtown parking without outlining next step

BIDDEFORD – City staff presented information to the council and planning board about the impact of the downtown’s parking policies at a joint workshop held Monday, May 22. More...

Community News

Speech contest helps students develop skills

Students from St. James School recently demonstrated their public speaking skills April 26 when they took part in a speech contest sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization. More...

Saco strives for age-friendly community

One of the annual goals adopted by the Saco City Council was to seek an AARP grant to assist in development of a plan to make Saco an age-friendly community. The public is invited to a meeting regarding this topic to be held at 7 p.m. More...

Saco senator had perfect voting record

Sen. Linda Valentino (D-Saco) had a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session. More...

Letters

Candidate has the right kind of experience

To the editor: There were many concerns back when Justin Chenette first ran for public office, when he was 21, about his experience, but he proved them all wrong. There is no one that works harder for our community than Justin. More...

Candidate has strong environmental record

To the editor: As the owner of a preschool that teaches young children about environmental concepts, being connected with what is around us, and respecting nature and animals, it means a lot to me when our leaders care about conservation in our own b More...

In-the-know resident supports legislator

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Ballpark concert aims to recreate Garcia concert

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A concert will be held at The Ballpark to raise money for several nonprofit organizations as well as The Ballpark itself. The concert, to be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Officials mull regs for growing medicinal pot

BIDDEFORD – At a joint workshop Monday, May 21, the city council and planning board discussed whether to regulate non-residential marijuana growing operations allowed under the state’s medical marijuana laws. More...

Delay at mill due to plan change

BIDDEFORD – Construction of the Lincoln Lofts project at 17 Lincoln St. has yet to begin, despite approval having been granted by the planning board on March 2 to amend the original design. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

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
Public reacts to allegations - March 11th, 2015 - 5:59pm

Neighbors

Good faith

Top, Knights of Columbus enter St. Joseph Catholic Church in Biddeford to celebrate the knighting of Sir Knights on Saturday, May 21. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

These little darlings, pictured with Lucky Pup Rescue volunteer Jami Harmon, are about 8-months-old; they were delayed in their travels from Lucky Pup Rescue’s southern rescue partners in Tennessee so they could be treated for demodex mange, a More...

South Portland native to be ordained into priesthood

As Saturday, May 28, approaches, there is enthusiasm and pride in Deacon Matthew Gregory’s voice, a peaceful demeanor usually reserved for those fully accepting and confident in the fact that they have discovered God’s divine plan for the More...

Editorial

Do you remember David Trotter?

Library Links

Last week, Mayor Ron Michaud received an email from a man who lives in Margraten in the Netherlands. The American cemetery in that small village includes the graves of 8,301 U.S. servicemen who gave their lives in World War II. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les noces d’antan

Combien d’entre vous souvenez-vous des noces d’autrefois? Je veux dire les grandes et somptueuses noces ainsi que les maintes parties ou accessoires? More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The weddings of yesteryear

How many among you remember the weddings of yesteryear? I mean the grand and sumptuous weddings and their many parts or accessories? 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...