August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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It will be ‘raining men’ in OOB, for a good cause

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A common saying goes, “it’s raining cats and dogs.” However, it will be “raining men” in Old Orchard Beach this weekend for cats and dogs looking for a home. More...

OOB boosters gear up for new year

The Old Orchard Beach High School Boosters will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the Ola Brownrigg High School Library. More...

Lucky Pup rescues

This little man is Digger, a 7-year-old rat terrier. He was found roaming loose with a note on his collar stating his age and name, and why he was “let go” (bit a child). More...

Editorial

The need to slow down

There is a busy residential street in Saco that now has proper signage. The hope? To slow down traffic to prevent the injury or death of the children who live and play there. More...

Obituaries

Robert Dow

The Rev. Dr. Robert Arthur Dow passed away at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House on Aug. 20, 2015. He was born March 7, 1931 in Fall River, Massachusetts, the son of Henry B. and Nellie A. Nevens Dow. 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...

Opinion favors Saco mayor

SACO – The Maine Municipal Association has sided with Mayor Don Pilon in a conflict with City Solicitor Tim Murphy on how to interpret the city charter. More...

Road bond rejected, city hall bond a go

BIDDEFORD – The city council voted Aug. 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

Good day for the market

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Arts galore

Far right, Dave Murray, a leathercrafter with decades of experience, shows off his wares at Saturday's Artisans Fair at Saco Island. Right, Stephanie More...

Back to School? Already?

I love summer and the more relaxed schedule it affords but there is something about the back-to-school season that brings about a feeling of excitement. More...

Letters

‘Night Out’ event in Biddeford a success

To the editor: It was another successful Biddeford Family Fun Fest and organizers would like to thank National Night Out sponsors and participants. More...

Husband writes poem for wife, who was abused

A cry in the dark By Karl R. Reed Sr. More...

It’s a shame to sell properties

To the editor: More...