July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


An honor

Pictured is Ninth District American Legion Commander Patrick Eisenhart pinning an American Legion medal and citation on Raul Goulet in recognition of his combat service during World War II. More...

City Square tree to remain

BIDDEFORD – Arborist Dale Pierson has inspected the spruce tree in front of city hall and determined that it can be pruned and will not need to be cut down. More...


Linda Cote of Yogi Sprouts in Saco and Aleksandra Townsend of Spiral Tree Yoga in Portland teamed up to offer an afternoon of yoga for children and families in Memorial Park behind C. K. 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...

Saco mayor raises funds without board permission

SACO – Mayor Don Pilon has launched a campaign to raise $40,600 to install locks in the classrooms of Saco’s elementary and middle schools, but some say the mayor is undermining the school board and blurring the lines between public and p More...

Parking committee in works

BIDDEFORD – With a city referendum on the November ballot that asks residents whether parking meters should be installed downtown, city officials are grappling with ways to educate people about the city’s parking needs. 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


Executive Session Watch Eye on: Saco School Board

SACO – During the months of May and June, the Saco School Board held executive sessions on May 7 and June 25, both of which qualified for private discussion under statute 1 MRSA ยง 405(6). More...

Library Links

Let the sale begin

Get out your appointment books (or your electronic devices), sharpen your pencils (if needed) and note the date. The Dyer Library Giant Annual Book Sale opens at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and runs through Monday, Aug. 8. More...


Sale of pot would mean the end

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Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: Why does Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant submit informative letters only to a select few via the Internet? Why not submit the same to local newspapers and help educate more than a select few? More...