July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Dyer librarian leaves to pursue art

SACO – After nearly seven years as children’s services coordinator at Dyer Library, Laura Vickery has resigned to devote more time to her career as a multi-artist. More...

Birthdays

June 26: Happy fifth wedding anniversary Stephen and Kandis Lacroix. More...

Kate’s Butter awarded $1 million settlement

A jury has awarded damages in excess of $1 million in favor of Arundel Valley LLC in its lawsuit against Branch River Plastics, a Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) manufacturer in Smithfield, Rhode Island. More...

Letters

Be proud of changing public process

To the editor: Congratulations to those members of the Saco City Council who opened up the process for the citizens of Saco to be heard at public meetings. More...

La Kermesse was fun for the family

To the editor: The fireworks were spectacular, the rides were great and my entire family enjoyed the music (especially Linda Pouliot) and meeting the wardens from “North Woods Law.” Thanks to all the organizers of La Kermesse for an exce More...

Airport should be looked at more closely

To the editor: In a recent article in a local paper it was stated that FAA funds were granted to study the impact of removing obstructions Ray Tardif 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...

Free clinic to close

Introduction of the Affordable Care Act will close Biddeford Free Clinic in fall

BIDDEFORD – After 22 years of providing health care to local residents, the Biddeford Free Clinic will shut its doors to patients this fall. Dr. Francis J. Kleeman, who founded the clinic and is the organization’s president, said Sept. More...

Dance company features new faces in ‘Broadway’

OCEAN PARK – One local dance instructor says it would be easier to find male performers if more youth were exposed to theater and dance. 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

Community News

Art group to exhibit at UNE

A collection of artistic works by the “Open Studio” art group will be on display at the University of New England’s Biddeford Campus Center from July 2 through Aug. 3. More...

Compass Project moves

As of July 1, the Compass Project, a boat building program for at-risk youth currently located in Portland, will become a program of Engine, an arts organization in Biddeford. More...

Births

Adrianna Lynne Bisson was born June 13, 2015, to Adrien Bisson Jr. and Cassandra Frates of Biddeford. Kaliam Kendrick Smith was born June 16, 2015, to Makaila Smith of Old Orchard Beach. Grandparents are Robert Smith and Candy Batson of Biddeford. More...

Editorial

Maine leads, nation follows on marriage

Beyond the Headlines

It’s an incredible feeling you get when you gain a constitutional right that your friends and family have had their whole lives and never had to think twice about. More...

Correction

A story in the page 1 article, “Rescue gets its first southern kittens,” should have said Another Chance Animal Rescue started 12 years ago and Marily Harley and Kirstin Mininni joined eight years ago when Harley began fostering animals a More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Mes écrits et leur substance (volet 3)

Ma neuvième oeuvre fut la suite de La Souillonne. More...