December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Mill campus to go nonsmoking Jan. 1

BIDDEFORD – The Pepperell Mill Campus, a 16-acre lot of mill properties that extends from the Main Street bridge over the Saco River to the fence behind Lincoln Mill, will be entirely smoke-free starting Jan. 1. More...

Church will host special visit

The Most Reverend Brian Marsh, bishop of the Anglican Church in America, Diocese of the Northeast, will visit St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, 168 North St., Saco. The bishop will officiate and offer the homily. More...

In the News

Library Links

Give the gift of adventure, laughs, drama

Many parents approach me this time of year and ask for suggestions for holiday read-alouds or books to purchase their children for gifts. This warms my book-loving heart. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Dec. 18

Total joint replacement education class, 3 to 4:30 p.m., SMHC, Biddeford. FMI, call 283-1126. Infant safety and infant/toddler CPR, 6 to 8:30 p.m., SMHC, Biddeford. To register, call 283-7350. More...

Friday, Dec. 19

Entrepreneurs Group, 8:30 to 10 a.m., North Dam Mill lobby, includes tour of Pepperell Mill Campus. Coffee and pastry provided. Free to public. Subject is “entrepreneurism in the mills.” More...

Saturday, Dec. 20

Tri-City Community Chorus concert, 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Tickets available at Hannaford and Market Basket in Biddeford and Community Pharmacy in Saco. More...

Health

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it. More...

Melissa Libby invites you to consider her as your

Her practice, opening in South Portland in January, is oriented to people, not paperwork, and your direct contact during all phases of your health care is with her personally. She accepts most major insurances. More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

‘Tis the Season…..to Stay Healthy! More...

Main Street café in Biddeford opens under new owner

BIDDEFORD/SACO – Cobblestones restaurant has reopened less than two months after its former owner, Craig Rodenhiser, died in October. More...

Tracking TIFs

Understanding the North Dam Mill TIF

BIDDEFORD – In 2008, the city council amended the Rte. 111-Mill Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing District to provide credit enhancement funding for mixed-use redevelopment of North Dam Mill. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

The final push - October 24th, 2013 - 9:25am
NRA course attracts women - September 5th, 2013 - 8:41am
Things to do this weekend - August 16th, 2013 - 10:06am
Saco plays Connecticut today in semifinals - August 8th, 2013 - 10:04am
Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional - August 5th, 2013 - 7:58am

Neighbors

Birthdays

Dec. 19: Happy birthday Chantelle Graffam from GMACC. Dec. 20: Happy birthday Julie Tucker from GMACC . . . happy birthday Mitch Cyr from GMACC. More...

Voting begins for Great Person Award

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations. Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

Community News

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La Toupie

Ceci est mon cadeau de Noël tout spécialement pour vous les lecteurs. C’est un joli poème de mon ami, l’écrivain franco-américain, feu Normand Dubé. Lucie Therrien en a fait une chanson avec le même titre. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The top

This is my Christmas gift to you readers. It’s a lovely poem by my Franco-American friend, Normand Dubé, who passed away several years ago. He was a creative writer and a linguist. Lucie Therrien made a song out of the poem at my prompting. More...

Holiday cheer

Saco Shining Stars fourth- and fifthgrade cheerleaders rang the Salvation Army bell Monday to raise money for donations. More...