March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Biddeford resident has roots in writing community

Who doesn’t like a good story? More...

Community News

All that jazz

Biddeford and Saco band students compete at Berklee

High school Band Directors Jennifer Witherell- Stebbins of Thornton Academy and Patrick Bolin of Biddeford prepare their students every year for Berklee College of Music’s 44th Annual High School Jazz Festival in Boston. More...

Songwriters Showcase is this Saturday

Saco Coffeehouse presents the third annual Songwriters Showcase 7 p.m. Saturday that features some of the most accomplished performing songwriters in Maine, hosted by musician Bob McKillop. It will be held at UU Church, 60 School St., Saco.  More...

One-day retreat is for women

“Women Journeying in Faith,” with Sr. Sylvia Genesse, will be held 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Word on the Street

What is your favorite television show?

Word on the Street

“I like to watch ‘WWE Wrestling.’ My favorite is The Undertaker since he’s been around for awhile.” – Thomas Tsika, Saco 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...

La Kermesse plans develop

Biddeford city officials and local organizations are working to create a summer event that will include the La Kermesse festival this June.  More...

Courier will move next door

The Courier newspaper has announced it will be moving its downtown office in mid-April. Mainely Media, LLC was notified in mid February that it would need to find new office space for the Courier and its five other weekly papers.  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

In the News

OOB Raging Tide prepare to play

The Old Orchard Beach Ballpark Commission and the town of Old Orchard Beach have signed a lease agreement for the 2012 Raging Tide baseball season. More...

A good cause

Tom Hopkins of Saco, right, and his daughter, Rachel, register for Mary’s Walk and Kerrymen Pub 5K. More...

Biddeford wants new businesses

The Biddeford City Council voted to contribute a $10,000 forgivable loan for up to three businesses that will be selected from the Heart of Biddeford’s Main Street Challenge.  According to Heart of Biddeford Executive Director Delilah Poup More...

Editorial

Why are city halls blue?

For about a week I’ve wondered why the lights that shine on the tower of Biddeford City Hall look blue.  More...

Letters

Thank goodness for us here men

To the editor:   (Regarding ‘Women need education,’ March 8)  I know! Women: Ugh!  Thankfully there are men like us around to guide them away from their normally horrible decision making.  More...

What does church believe?

To the editor:   If you have been to church lately, I’m sure you have noticed there are a lot of empty seats. Do you wonder why?  More...

No mention of parking?

To the editor:   More...

Health

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips:

Health Tip of the Month: It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, that magical time of the year when many adults turn their thoughts to the color green and wee little leprechauns. More...

Gentle Dental Care in Arundel provides extra care for anxious patients

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Mind, Body and Holbrook – How The Right Rehabilitation Center Changed One Woman’s Life

Kay Dillon is 72 years old and full of life. Just a few short months ago, however, things were very different.  More...