February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

OOB ‘museum’ project nears completion

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Town officials, school members, students, businesses and community members have all partnered to bring Museum in the Streets to Old Orchard Beach, joining several other municipalities across Maine, the U.S. and Europe.  More...

News

Bonds approved in Saco, work to begin soon

SACO – Residents passed all three bond questions in the November 2017 referendum and now the city has begun to finance and plan for all 10 projects included in those bonds.  More...

Efforts move along for repair of historic home

SACO – A historic downtown home continues to provide connections to the past but will require support from the community if developers hope to preserve it for the future.  More...

TA Teacher of the Year announced

A few moments is all the time necessary to understand why Jason Cote was announced as Teacher of the Year for Thornton Academy in 2018. More...

Community News

Senior selected as BHS winner for MPA’s Principal Award

Biddeford High School Senior Aaron Dutremble was selected as winner of the 2018 Maine Principals’ Association Principal’s Award. More...

OOB pantry aims to collect 1,000 pounds of food at festival

What does 1,000 pounds of food look like? Help the OOB Community Food Pantry find out. Drop by the winter carnival Saturday, Feb. 24 to donate nonperishable food toward this goal. More...

‘RUMPUS’ opens Friday at Engine in Biddeford

Engine’s opening of RUMPUS: An egalitarian art show featuring works by more than 100 community members from children to professional artists, will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 128 Main St., Biddeford. 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...

Meow mixer

Kelly Greene of Old Orchard Beach went home with Callie, pictured here, and her brother Onyx on Friday, Feb. 16. More...

Rotarians forced to call it quits on longtime auction

SACO/BIDDEFORD – For the first time in 28 years, the Saco Bay and Biddeford Saco Rotary Clubs will not hold their annual TV auction.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Beyea, Glaude to wed

Old Orchard Beach native Ashley Glaude is to marry Michael Beyea of Brighton at Faith Lighthouse in Old Orchard Beach with a reception to follow. More...

Biddeford+Saco Chamber

Biddeford/Saco – With more than 420 business members, the Biddeford+Saco Chamber of Commerce+Industry aims to help the region grow by supporting and promoting local businesses and providing information to citizens and visitors.  More...

What is the Arundel Ford difference?

Lots of companies proclaim a difference in the way they conduct business. At Arundel Ford they not only talk the talk, they walk the walk. It all starts at the top, said Pat Murray, Parts and Service Director. More...

Editorial

Make our schools safer

The Right Side

Last week we were all horrified at the news from Parkland, Florida. High school students killed by a man with a gun inside what should have been a safe location. How do we fix this? How do we prevent another Parkland? More...

Birthdays

Feb. 22: Happy 4th birthday granddaughter Lucie, love, Grandma and Grandpa Binette.  Feb. 23: Happy birthday Jayne Waterhouse from GMACC.  More...

The difference between insurances

Legislative Lowdown

Medicaid is the single largest provider of health insurance in the United States and it is available nationwide. It is jointly delivered by the federal government and the state of Maine. More...