May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Connie Camire finds comfort in charity

Traveling north along Route 1 in Saco, there are the usual number and type of expected businesses – auto dealerships, fast-food restaurants, gas stations and convenience stores – but there is only one location that is home to both exotic More...

News

Saco Police Department releases crime map to public

Saco resident will be able to find out where crime is happening in their neighborhoods. More...

Firefighters use 56 South St. for training

House will be demolished within next couple weeks

A crowd gathered outside the former home of Rory Holland, watches as fire crews use the property for training exercises. More...

Councilors, public debate National Day of Prayer

A proclamation by Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant sparked a heated discussion regarding the separation of church and state during Tuesday night’s council meeting. More...

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Music Plus strong even after online world changes industry

Looking to buy records, CDs, DVDs or video games? Music Plus, located at 140 Main St. in downtown Biddeford, is the store for you.  More...

Letters

School committee made ‘unneeded’ move

To the editor:   The Biddeford School Committee strikes again. They must be on a Kool-aid high.  More...

New administration – same old methods

To the editor:   More...

Democrats ‘fight fire with fire’

To the editor:   Wednesday, April 11, Hilary Rosen appeared on CNN and told the people watching Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, never did a day’s work in her life, she doesn’t know anything about the economy.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Breaking News - 5/9/2012 2:12 PM

Saco woman in fair condition after car accident

A motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Holmes Road and Beech Ridge Road at 3:15 p.m. More...

OOB Library officials turn over financial documents

 Members of the Board of Trustees of the Old Orchard Beach Libby Memorial Library have agreed to turn over records to the town, who, pending approval of the town council Tuesday night, will regulate and oversee the library’s finances. More...

OOB officials demand Libby Library papers

Old Orchard Beach town officials are taking an unyielding stance on the town manager’s decision to withhold funding from Edith Bell Libby Memorial Library. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Community News

‘Phantom’ sold out; a special surprise for student

“ThePhantomoftheOpera.” The name alone conjures up images of Broadway, actors in period costumes, impressive musical scores, and breathtaking sets. More...

Birthdays

May 3: Happy birthday Auntie Colby Courtois love Michael and Lilly Bedard . . . happy birthday Mellanie Raymond from GMACC.  May 4: Happy birthday Lydia Foss from GMACC.  More...

Let’s Get Cruisin’

Welcome to the Courier’s new feature column

The Courier managing editor has graciously agreed with my proposal to write a series of articles about the old car hobby as we enjoy it in our own little section of Maine. More...

Editorial

Politics & Other Mistakes

The price you pay

Debt is a fundamental part of American life. Car payments. Mortgages. Partially unpaid bills from irate Colombian hookers. In that way, the state of Maine is much like you or me. More...

Walk on . . . or not

Downtown Development Commission Chairman Brian Keely is sick of jaywalkers in Biddeford – and I don’t blame him. More...

Word on the Street

What is your favorite springtime activity?

“Going out and taking pictures of trees and flowers that have bloomed.” – Olivia Gagnon, Biddeford. More...