May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Women’s union, 107 years old, to hold lunch

SACO – The Women’s Education and Industrial Union of Saco will award scholarships to two students Friday May 18, continuing its long history of supporting students in the community. More...

Community News

Rumble at The Ballpark to be held July 21

High school and college wrestlers will head to The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach Saturday, July 21 as the Rumble at The Ballpark returns to the historic venue for the second straight year. More...

Trojans take fourth in academic competition

Thornton Academy placed fourth in the nation at the 16th annual Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition for high school students, hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America at the National Press Club on April 28.  More...

Marie Joseph to host retreat

“Paint Me a Picture, Lord,” a weeklong retreat, will be held June 9-16 with Fr. Richard M. Sudlik at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford.  In parables, Jesus does just that – he paints pictures with words. More...

Letters

Grateful for area rescue personnel

To the editor:   March 27 was just like any ordinary day/evening, until it wasn’t.  More...

What it means to be a Gold Star Mother

To the editor:   More...

Obituaries

Marc Gosselin

Marc Gosselin, 70, of Biddeford, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. He was born on Feb. 3, 1948 to Raymond Joseph and Clarina Marie (Dussault) Gosselin in 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...

Saco youth goes ‘Grey in May’ for mom

SACO – Thornton Academy student Megan Cairns doesn’t remember a time before her mother was diagnosed with cancer. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
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

Neighbors

Summer Camp Guide 2018

Fournier’s Martial Arts Summer Camp PARENTS THIS SUMMER... More...

What are you excited for this summer?

Word on the Street

“Being able to be outdoors, (visiting) Portland Headlight, community parks … Pier Fries!” – Kaila Miller, Old Orchard Beach “I’m excited to see all the tourists e More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Suzie arrived in Maine just a few short weeks ago and is already showing her foster family what a super sweet and loving girl she is. More...

Editorial

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? With Mother’s Day weekend approaching the last few weeks, Saco Valley Shopping Center was teeming with activity on all fronts, as shoppers filled the parking lots in preparation for the holiday.  More...

Promote childhood literacy and active lifestyles

Beyond the Headlines

This week the Masons, Saco Lodge No. 9, delivered dozens of bikes to students at Fairfield, Young, and Burns schools for the third year in a row. More...

Birthdays

May 18: Happy 26th anniversary to Linda Mason, love, your husband, Leslie Mason.  May 19: Happy birthday Noah Graffam from GMACC . . . happy birthday Colton Graffam from GMACC.  More...