October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Election 2014: two vie for House District 11, Biddeford

The following candidates are running for House District 11, which includes all of Biddeford except downtown. Residents may vote at the Tiger Gym at Biddeford High School, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Ride share program celebrated throughout state

BIDDEFORD – In recognition of October as national rideshare month, members of GO MAINE have been touring park-and-ride lots across the state to greet commuters as part of a “Way 2 GO Maine” celebration. More...

Three on ballot for House District 12

The following candidates are running for House District 12, which includes all of downtown Biddeford and surrounding neighborhoods. Residents may vote at the Tiger Gym at Biddeford High School, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Community News

Saco senior program to host info night for trip

The Saco Parks and Recreation SENIORity program is hosting an information night at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Saco Amtrak station for the 2015 America’s Music Cities trip. More...

Fair table cost will benefit local animals

Community Animal Watch will hold a Christmas Fair at 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 at the Elks in Saco, 68 Ocean Park Road. There will be many tables available to rent. For more information, call Beverly Russell at 934-1677. More...

Celebrate Halloween with saints at church in Saco

St. Nicholas and St. Joan of Arc will be handing out goodies 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 – Halloween – at St. Augustine Anglican Church, 168 North St. (the Grange Building) Saco. More...

Obituaries

Sylvia Haley Bourgault

Sylvia Haley Bourgault, 78, of Old Pool Road, Biddeford, passed away at her home on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, with her family by her side. Sylvia was born in Biddeford on Nov. 25, 1935, the daughter of Orman and Florence Lake Haley. More...

Last Battle of the Bridge?

BIDDEFORD/SACO – This year’s Battle of the Bridge, an annual football game between Biddeford High School and Thornton Academy, may be the last game in one of the longest-held football rivalries in the nation. More...

Election 2014

The following candidates are running for Senate District 32, which includes Alfred, Arundel, Biddeford, Dayton and Lyman. Biddeford residents may vote at the Tiger Gym at Biddeford High School, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

The final push - October 24th, 2013 - 10:25am
NRA course attracts women - September 5th, 2013 - 9:41am
Things to do this weekend - August 16th, 2013 - 11:06am
Saco plays Connecticut today in semifinals - August 8th, 2013 - 11:04am
Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional - August 5th, 2013 - 8:58am

Neighbors

Lucky Pup rescues

Lexie is a mixed breed dog, possibly a Lab, shepherd and something else, given her long legs and curly tail. She is athletic and would be a wonderful companion for someone who hikes or runs. More...

Bir thdays

Oct. 18: Happy birthday Lisa Lacroix, love dad, Cheryl, Stephen, Kandis, Gavyn, Dylan, Alyss and mom . . . happy anniversary Linwood and Joyce Goodwin from GMACC. More...

In the News

Library Links

Please. Interrupt me.

Last year, I had an opportunity to see author Paul Doiron speak at an indie bookseller in my hometown. The reading was great. Most of his fans recognize that Doiron really understands what it means to be a Mainer. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les récettes de ma mere (d’après la Souillonne) deuxième volet

Y’a les cretons itou. Ça c’est faite avec du lard haché pareil à la tourquiére mais on met pas d’patates dedans. On met d’la graisse de panne à place. La graisse de panne, c’est doux au palais. C’est bon. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

My mother’s recipes (after la Souillonne) second episode

By Norman Beaupré More...

Letters

Illegal aliens take away from citizens

To the editor: The United States is made up of legal immigrants, not illegal aliens. How could any politician encourage and invite foreigners to break this country’s laws? More...

Animal supporter responds to letter

To the editor: In response to Jeff Jenkins’ letter in the Oct. 16 Courier, we in no way meant to infer that the killing of a bear approaches the gravity of a human death. More...

Family has always helped community

To the editor: One can’t remember when the MacDonald family of Old Orchard Beach wasn’t contributing to their neighbors. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 23

Terrific Toddlers, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Program for children 18 months to 3 years includes finger plays, songs, movement and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. More...

Friday, Oct. 24

After school art club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. Activities led by art education students from Maine College of Art. FMI, call 370-9130. More...

Saturday, Oct. 25

Turkey dinner, 4 to 6 p.m., Shapleigh Corner Baptist Church. Sponsored by Acton Shapleigh Lions Club. Proceeds benefit area residents. More...