July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Hosting kids for Fresh Air Fund often generational

SOUTHERN MAINE – Last week, 27 children from New York City arrived in southern Maine, courtesy of the Fresh Air Fund, to get out of the city and experience Maine. More...

An Overnight Low finishes trilogy, video in the works

OLD ORCHARD BEACH,BIDDEFORD, SACO – A local band is working on its third album, the final of a three-album series of audio journals named for train stations in the United Kingdom. More...

Honor Roll

Biddeford High School, term four

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Letters

Saco’s downtown is enjoyed by many

To the editor: It’s been such a pleasure to enjoy Saco’s Main Street this summer. It has included beautiful flower boxes, fun Adirondack chairs painted with amazing creativity and a great free music series in the library parking lot. More...

It’s candidate’s legacy to help others, community

To the editor: I’m supporting Matt Lauzon to be my state representative. I’ve known him since he was a kid when I coached against his dad in Biddeford youth football. More...

Group wants fiscal responsibility in city

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Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, July 21 Preschool Stories and Crafts, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach (back parking lot). More...

Organizer says festival’s first year back at field went well

BIDDEFORD – La Kermesse Festival President Jessica Quattrone said the 34th annual La Kermesse Franco- Americain Festival went off without a hitch in its return to St. Louis Field for the first time in seven years. 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

Birthdays

July 26: Happy birthday Helen Blais from GMACC. July 27: Happy birthday Grace Grantham from GMACC. Send birthday or anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com. More...

Happy campers

  The American Legion Owen-Davis Post 96 of Saco made a donation to Boy Scout Troop 310 at their June Court of Honor. The donation will be used to help send scouts to summer camp. More...

Community News

Series explores religious stories

A lecture series and overview on Jewish, Christian and Muslim tradition will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m., starting Monday, July 25, and held every day that week, at Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Ocean Park. More...

Local boys head to states

The 11- and 12-year-old District 4 Biddeford All Stars won the district championship and will participate in the state tournament in Orrington during the week of July 23. More...

Sign up for talent show at library July 22

McArthur Library on Main Street in Biddeford will hold its second annual Talent Show at 2 p.m. Friday, July 22. Children and teens are encouraged to sign up at 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact library staff information listed above. More...

Health

TOTAL well-being

JULY is... Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis affects children, too Aches and pains are a widely accepted side effect of aging. Over time, bones can become more brittle and cushioning tissues between joints can deteriorate. More...