March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Council mulls hiring airport consultant

Biddeford citizens and city council members lively debated a proposed $750,000 contract for a Scarborough based engineering consultant to secure federal grants for the Biddeford Airport. More...

School committee not happy with budget

A school budget increase of nearly 7 percent caused some Biddeford School Committee members to demand a reexamination of the proposed budget. More...

In the News

Part of Route 1 in Saco closed

Commuters who use Main Street in Saco should expect delays due to construction to replace a sewer line located between Dyer Library and Summer Street.  More...

Suspects arrested for OOB arson

The Old Orchard Beach Police Department arrested two men on Monday they believe are connected with a string of early morning fires that date from Feb. More...

Texting scam discovered

Several Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution customers were victims of a texting scam carried out in the greater Biddeford and Saco area.  More...

Editorial

Budgets and new parking garages for city

View From The Nest

This week’s column is a mishmash of items, including the fact that I failed to mention last week who and what organizations are responsible for the blue lights at the city halls in Biddeford and Saco.  More...

Notable Quotable

The Courier would like to introduce our newest segment to our readers: The Notable Quotable. Every week we will print a quote by a public figure who is featured in one of our stories. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine R. Landry

Geraldine R. Landry died peacefully Sunday, March 4, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough at the age of 93 after a brief illness.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Resident wants to overturn 2011 council decision

In the six months since the Biddeford City Council closed Bradbury Street Extension, one resident is still fighting to reopen the section to traffic.  More...

City talks parking woes

Biddeford business owners and residents alike regularly criticize an ongoing problem in their city: a lack of parking in the downtown area and mill district. 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

Jen DeRice keep Ballpark rolling

In 1983 the town of Old Orchard Beach took a chance and made a commitment to an idea and the game of baseball. Twenty-nine years later, Jen DeRice, the general manager of the ballpark, hopes that sentiment will continue.  More...

Ron Rochefort: Saco law enforcement administrator

Getting to Know

Over the course of 40 years, Law Enforcement Administrator Ron Rochefort has seen a number of changes at Saco Police Department.  According to him, only one variable remains constant: no two days at work are ever the same.  More...

Community News

Bridging the gap

Thornton Academy and Biddeford High School students participated in the Students United at the Bridge Food Drive recently. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Fish’s Fish Camp!

Treat your child to a fantastic ocean experience at Fish Camp this summer. More...

Adventure at Waynflete Summer Programs

360 Spring Street, Portland, Maine http://www.waynfl ete.org/summertime  From our conveniently located campus in Portland, kids ages 3 to 15 embark on a range of summer adventures.  More...

Word on the Street

Why are you excited for the start of spring?

“I’d want to see the flowers bloom again. Plus, I like seeing everybody out and walking their dogs.” – Lulubell Anzalone, Saco More...