April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Let the gate open

Dana Peck of Arundel, A graduate of the Biddeford High School class of 1967 and builder of the new Clifford Park Gate, addresses a gathering of more than 50 people at a dedication ceremony Saturday, More...

Guardians of the gate

Top left, Maine State Rep. Martin J. Grohman gets some help as he opens the new gate to Clifford Park Saturday morning. More...

Community News

Comedy night will benefit Upward Bound

A comedy night with award winning humorist Mike Harris will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Biddeford Eagles Club, 57 Birch St. Doors open at 6 p.m. More...

Author to speak about Polish investigation

Congregation Etz Chaim will present “A Conversation with Glenn Kurtz,” author of “Three Minutes in Poland.” The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford. More...

UNE students try to bring back tree species

Through a partnership with the American Chestnut Foundation, University of New England students and faculty are growing and planting American chestnut seedlings this spring. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Bald

On Jan. 13, 2016, our father, Arthur Bald, age 97, passed away calmly at home. Born March 30, 1918, to Lena Caron and Alfred Bald in Biddeford, he was the valedictorian of Biddeford High School. He was also captain of the football team. More...

Spiritual retreat at Marie Joseph will focus on Mary, womanhood

“Mary and Women Today,” a retreat at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford, will be held Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29, with Sr. Marie May Lausier. More...

Review of Biddeford’s charter nears end of first phase

BIDDEFORD – The Charter Revision Commission is finalizing its first phase of reviewing the city charter this week and will soon begin discussions on which parts to change. More...

Maine Lithuanians open local chapter

KENNEBUNK — When reflecting on the many immigrant communities in Maine, it’s not often that Lithuania is the country of origin that leaps to many minds. 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

April 30: Happy birthday Amy Geilen, love, Mom and Eric. May 1: Happy birthday Bella Cooper, love, sister Mary and brother-in-law Norman. More...

Let us turn your laptop into a time machine

C Library Links

Libby Library’s recent expansion didn’t just add space, it also expanded the opportunity to find out more about our town and our town’s past. More...

Births

Sydney Maegan Elson was born Jan. 8, 2016, to James and Melisa (Crowley) Elson of Saco. Grandparents are Dennis and Pauline Crowley of Arundel and Dr. James Elson of Lynchburg, Virginia. More...

Letters

Candidate supports small business, solutions

To the editor: On June 14, Saco Democrats will have the opportunity to vote in their primary election and choose candidates to represent them on the Nov. 8 ballot. More...

Many attended Agent Orange lecture in Biddeford

To the editor: On April 23, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 of Biddeford held a very successful Agent Orange lecture. We had a fantastic turnout for the event. More...

Biddeford Public Access deserves more

To the editor: I would like to talk about our wonderful Biddeford Public Access Television Station. The Biddeford City Council is talking about either closing public access or to cut down even more on staff. 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...

Health

APRIL is... Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s disease: Recognize early onset symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder. Classic motor symptoms, such as tremor, rigidity and extreme slowness of movements and reflexes, called bradykinesia, are typically used to identify Parkinson’s. More...

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...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...