January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Maine Rep announces next show

Maine Rep’s American Chamber of Comedy’s newest production, “Freezing Our Improv Off” continues its run at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. The earlier show is family friendly. More...

Age Friendly Saco coordinator awarded

The Maine Public Relations Council presented Jean Saunders with the Midge Vreeland Public Service Award at the 2018 MPRC Awards Ceremony and Holiday Social in Portland.  More...

Tri City Community Chorus seeks members, tryouts Jan. 21

Tri City Community Chorus invites any singers interested in joining, to an orientation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Rauschke

Kenneth H. Rauschke, 86, of Scarborough, passed away peacefully at home with his three “girls” by his side after many years of battling brave fights with multiple health challenges. More...

Madeleine Gagnon

Madeleine M. Gagnon, 88, of Biddeford, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough.  She was born July 18, 1930, in  Biddeford, a daughter of Frank X. and  Rose A. More...

Pizza place granted parking request

BIDDEFORD – As the city wades through the waters of a new parking policy, the Downtown Committee continues to try and resolve small problems as they arise, this week adding more free spaces to the Franklin Street Lot.  More...

Volk Packaging, Red Claws promote awareness

BIDDEFORD – The Maine Red Claws basketball team with sponsor Volk Packaging will host Autism Awareness Night Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Portland Expo, with proceeds to benefit Spurwink Services.  More...

News

Lucky Pup Rescue

Molly is a sweet and snuggly girl who was surrendered by a family whose dynamics changed, leaving her with too much alone time that she was having a hard time handling. Molly is 9 years old and weighs approximately 20 pounds. More...

Low numbers, but Tigers have lofty goals on the ice

Sports

The Biddeford boys hockey program has a history of excellence – including winning three Class A titles in four years from 2007 to 2010.  The Tigers made a run at another title last season, but Lewiston ended up securing the championship fo More...

Editorial

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  The town of Old Orchard Beach and Community Friendly Connections will hold a seminar Tuesday, Jan. 22 explaining the benefits of the new local Senior Property Tax Assistance Program.  More...

Submarines, super heroes and secret codes

Library Links

This past Friday afternoon I was checking out a new non-fiction book about the mystery of the exploding teeth. (Not making this up. More...

Birthdays

Jan. 22: Happy birthday Bob Towne from GMACC.   Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Jan. 17   Teen & Tween Game and Gadget Drop-In, 2 to 4 p.m., McArthur Library, Mai Street, Biddeford. More...

Health

TOTAL well-being

January is... National Blood Donor Month

Learn the basics of donating blood   More...