December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Grange seeks used clothing

SACO — Many of us have at least a few items in our closets that we don’t wear – that pair of jeans that no longer fits, a sweater that looked better on the rack than it did on you, or that unused gift from a well-intentioned relativ More...

Neighbors

Honor Roll

Thornton Academy, first quarter

Seniors   More...

Community News

Town & Country awards grants

The Town & Country Federal Credit Union’s annual Better Neighbor Fund grant winners were announced at a ceremony held on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the credit union’s Operations Center in Scarborough.  More...

Free Christmas dinner offered

The 20th annual Saco/Biddeford/Old Orchard Beach Free Christmas Dinner will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25 at Traditions Restaurant, 162 Main St., Saco. More...

Elks to hold hoop shoot

The Elks National hoop Shot is a free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13 and will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Harold Alfond Forum on the University of New England campus in Biddeford. Registration is 8 to 8:45 a.m. More...

Letters

Reader says Biddeford is discriminating

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Biddeford is pulling one over on residents

To the editor:   How many times have Biddeford residents read/heard that the proposed parking garage won’t affect/impact taxes or taxpayers?  Even Biddeford City Councilors have said/promised that they wouldn’t support a parking 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...

Trust has sights set on Guinea Road property

BIDDEFORD – Saco Valley Land Trust has received a $23,000 grant that could help make a conservation bridge project a reality.  More...

Remembering 41

The flag at Walker’s Point flies at half-mast in honor of the late President George H. W. Bush, who died Nov. 30 at the age of 94. More...

News

OOB High School graduates waiting for yearbooks

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — When the Old Orchard Beach High School class of 2018 graduated in June, they hoped to have their yearbooks in hand and ready to be signed by friends and teachers.  Fast forward more than five months later, and students More...

IMPROV

The actors of the American Chamber of Comedy, the improvisational comedy troupe that will grace the stage at the Maine Repertory Theater in Biddeford, entertains a group of family and friends with a rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.&r More...

Former President Bush missed by many

KENNEBUNKPORT — For decades former President George H.W. More...

Editorial

Let’s ring in the holidays with community spirit

Beyond the Headlines

The holiday and Christmas season is my favorite time of the year. Family gatherings, mornings of newly fallen snow and a general feeling of positivity and hope that resonates throughout this place we call home.  More...

Good deeds, ugly sweaters won’t go unnoticed at Libby Library in OOB

Library Links

I was making my way toward Libby Library to see if it had obtained the bestselling biography about Clarisse Crimsnaggle, developer of the iKumquat,which allowed you to download the latest hit melodies while enjoying the flavor of a succulent, delicio More...

Birthdays

Dec. 10: Happy birthday Fred Grantham from GMACC.  Dec. 11: Happy birthday Nicholas Cole from GMACC.   Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...