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Biddeford man arrested for drug possession; trafficking

A Biddeford man was arrested at his apartment by drug agents and Biddeford Police on Tuesday for drug possession and aggravated trafficking.  More...

Mostly federal money would be used to to build walkway over Saco River

Saco and Biddeford may have their annual “Battle of the Bridge” football game, but the two cities are now combining efforts to construct a pedestrian bridge so citizens can more safely cross the Saco River.  More...

Biddeford residents argue for, against budget

Twenty Biddeford residents spoke at the city’s public hearing Monday at Biddeford Middle School on the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget, which included a possible 12.84 percent increase in taxes.  Mayor Alan Casavant said because of the wa More...

Community News

What the Padiddle?

Can you guess?

The Courier had several guesses for last week’s “What the padiddle?” The correct guess was a 2006 Hummer that was received Thursday morning from Lou – although we couldn&rsquo More...

Maine writing, the way it should be

Library Links

This week I want to gripe about a pet peeve. It’s got to do with Maine books that are just too quaint and phony.  More...

Ruby Tuesday’s offers donation

A fundraiser for Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry will be held at Ruby Tuesday’s Restaurant May 15, 16 and 17. The restaurant will offer a 20 percent donation from each total meal. More...

Editorial

It just don’t pay

Politics & otherMistakes

The only thing worse than taxes is tax breaks.  That seems as contradictory as Newt Gingrich saying fundamentalist Muslims are trying to turn the United States into a country of atheists. More...

Let’s Get Cruisin’

Acton show draws familiar gang

I rolled out of Biddeford and into Acton in my ’48 Ford pickup with my friends Phil and Terri Maynard of Old Orchard Beach in their ’64 Mustang right behind. We arrived in Acton at 8 a.m. More...

Could deal help Camp Ellis issues?

A fiscal impact analysis and several solutions were discussed in regard to the Saco River and Camp Ellis Beach shore damage.  More...

Fire officials use 56 South St in Biddeford to train

The former home of convicted murderer Rory Holland, located at 56 South St. in Biddeford, is scheduled to come down soon, but before that happens, Biddeford and Saco firefighters are using the home for training exercises. 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

Brutal past paves way for future

The United States is a land of immigrants. More...

In the News

Special tribute concert is May 19

The Alumni Band of Biddeford/Saco will perform its annual Mike Drapeau Scholarship Concert under the direction of Jeanne MacDonald-Johnson at 7 p.m. May 19 at the Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium on Main Street in Saco. More...

Saco residents now have way to monitor crime

The Saco Police Department and BAIR Analytics Inc. More...

Overall, Saco citizens satisfied with services

The city of Saco has released the results from the Citizen Satisfaction Survey 2012.  Portland-based marketing consultant, Pan Atlantic SMS Group, conducted telephone interviews with a randomly selected sample of 401 adults in order to get opini More...

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Jonesy’s serves it up the way you like it

Hungry for some breakfast in downtown Biddeford? Try Jonesy’s, located at 273 Main St., across from McArthur Library.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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