October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Meet Your Senator Justin Chenette

Justin Chenette is serving as the youngest Senator in the Maine Senate where he represents Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Hollis, Limington, & Buxton.  More...

Allstate

The Johnston Agency has been serving Mainers for more than four years. There is more to Allstate than home and auto insurance! More...

Nvest Financial Group, LLC (Nvest)

Is a CEFEX® - certified, independent boutique wealth management and financial planning firm working with financially established individuals and families throughout New England. More...

Editorial

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  The Brunswick, located on West Grand Avenue in Old Orchard Beach, holds a special place in my heart.  It is where my beautiful wife and I had our first date (Motor Booty Affair), got engaged and had our bachelor/ bachelorette More...

Frankenfamily apocalypse

911: What is your emergency? DOG: People gone 1 second! 911: Have you tried eating the couch?   This was a message John Getchell from Arundel posted on his famous sign in front of his house.  More...

Birthdays

Oct. 11: Happy birthday Jim Waterhouse from GMACC.  Oct. 12: Happy birthday Aline Cadorette from your customers.  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...

Blessings

Second-grader Noah Cote and his father, Lee Cote, brought their dog  Ava to receive a blessing from  The Rev. Dominic Tumusiime during the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony on Oct.  4 at St. James  More...

Councilor steps down

BIDDEFORD – There is a new face on the Biddeford City Council, as Victoria Foley, councilor for Ward 5, has stepped down, and Amy Clearwater steps into her place.  More...

News

St. Andre helps families ‘Walk the Path’

BIDDEFORD – St. Andre Health Care Center is making strides to ensure that it provides the best care for its patients suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia, also know as “memory care” patients.  More...

Community News

St. Andre announces new board members

St. Andre Home, a private, nonprofit Catholic organization designed to meet the needs of Maine’s women and children welcomes the following new members to its board of directors:  More...

Bishop honors those of ‘faithful witness’

“We are more elderly and diminishing in number,” said Sister Terry Gauvin, the provincial of Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec.  “This Mass and gathering give us the opportunity to come together and say that we are still disciple More...

City to hold a series of neighborhood meetings

The city of Biddeford is continuing its efforts to promote the revitalization of downtown neighborhoods with the My Neighborhood Network initiative. More...

Letters

Reader takes endorsement seriously

To the editor,   As a resident of Old Orchard Beach, I’ve watched the tides rise and fall for many years. Both actual tides and political tides exert great influence upon our community.  More...

Resident supports development

To the editor,   I’d like to comment on Abigail Worthing’s article “Horton Woods-is now the right time to develop?” in the Oct. 4 issue of the Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier.  More...

Rep uses common sense approach

To the editor,   Over the past year I’ve had the pleasure to get to know my state representative, Donna Bailey from House District 14. More...

Obituaries

Suzanne Greeley

Suzanne Lavigne Greeley (1945-2018) of Biddeford, daughter of Georgette Pelletier Lavigne, graduated from Biddeford High School in 1966.  She was predeceased by her mother, husband, Butch Greeley, and son, Scott Greeley.  More...